Lacrosse Coach – Senior School

Date Posted: Friday 19 November 2021

Vacancy Type: Part-time / Term time

Closing date for application: 07/02/2022

Interview date: 11/02/2022

Permanent / Part time (30 hours per week)

Term time only (35 weeks)

Actual salary £22,154.78 p.a. (£35,700 FTE) inclusive of holiday pay

Required ASAP

STAHS is a vibrant school supported by a diverse and enthusiastic community of staff, pupils, parents, alumni and friends. It is important that our staff reflect the diversity of our community, and we therefore welcome and encourage applications from people of all genders and sexual orientation, those from Black, Asian and other minority ethnic backgrounds, and those with disabilities.

We are seeking a confident, self-motivated individual to join our dynamic, forward-thinking and supportive Physical Education & Sports department. We aim to recruit an individual who would enjoy the opportunity to assist with the delivery of all areas of the Physical Education curriculum. We set high standards for teaching and learning and our students have very good levels of attainment and engagement.

Expertise and the ability to coach Lacrosse is essential as you will be involved in supporting our curricular and extra-curricular programme; this includes the school’s schedule of fixtures and activities during the week and at weekends. The ability to run squad training sessions and to plan, lead and deliver group activities will be required. An interest or experience of coaching football and/or netball would also be an advantage.

This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual, who has a passion for lacrosse and Physical Education or is looking to gain experience ahead of University or undertaking a PGCE. Holding or working towards a Level 1 award in umpiring and/or coaching lacrosse would be highly advantageous.

This permanent position is offered on a part time basis, 30 hours per week, term time only. The current working hours are Monday – Thursday 12.30pm – 6.30pm and Saturday 7.30am -1.30pm although this may be subject to change.

In return we offer:

  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) opportunities
  • An opportunity to join our warm, vibrant and ambitious independent day school set in the heart of St Albans, easily accessible to central and outer London
  • Use of sports facilities, including gym*
  • An extensive benefits package; free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance
  • Competitive salary

* Conditions apply

To apply for this role please complete and return the Job Application form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form and either email this to our HR Department at or post it to our HR Department, St Albans High School for Girls, Townsend Avenue, St Albans, AL1 3SJ. You may incorporate further details, including your own bespoke CV if you wish, together with any observations on the job description you may have, along with your covering letter.

Applications to be reviewed upon receipt and interviews arranged accordingly. Once a suitable candidate is found the advert will be withdrawn, please therefore submit your application without delay.

The High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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