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As a Resident Sport Assistant living at Eton, you will have the opportunity to gain experience across all aspects of the school, but predominantly within our sport department. You will take responsibility for a sport team (or teams) each term; providing coaching, supervision and guidance; accompanying away matches against other schools; participating in training sessions and officiating sports matches. Alongside this, you will become a part of two house teams, helping with the welfare and pastoral care of the students; work with our Summer School programmes and help us deliver our annual calendar of events. 

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As part of the role you will also be provided with on-site accommodation, full use of our outstanding facilities on offer, and have the opportunity to undertake a number of coaching qualifications. The role presents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to immerse themselves in the environment of an outstanding educational institution – previous Sport Assistants have gone on to achieve successful careers in sport, coaching and teaching.

This one year opportunity is for anyone with demonstrable experience in a range of sports with the ability to convey passion for those activities. Along with excellent social skills, you will need natural coaching abilities, an openness of mind to consider and value the perspective of others, the flexibility to juggle a variety of tasks, and the desire and dedication to make a difference to young people’s lives through sport. 

The ideal candidate would be ambitious, organised, have a sense of humour, be passionate about sport and passionate about the boys’ education.

Nico, Director of School Sports

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We are committed to creating and sustaining an environment that values and celebrates the diversity of both staff and pupils. We believe in equal opportunity for everyone, and welcome applications from everyone, irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation or socio-economic background.

If you are interested in finding out more about the role, please contact the Recruitment Team. We look forward to hearing from you.