Sep 15, 2021

Netball Development Coach - Millfield School - Salary £18,000 - Closing date 24 September 2021

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  • Street, Somerset, UK
Full time, permanent coaching Development

Job Description

Millfield School is looking for a UKCC Level 2 qualified Netball Coach to support the development and delivery of the Netball Programme.

Millfield is an independent boarding school with outstanding pastoral and co-curricular activities, set in the heart of Somerset. We cater for approximately 1230 pupils aged 13 to 18, all of whom are engaged in sport and physical activities. We have outstanding facilities and a vibrant multisport environment.

As a Development Netball Coach at Millfield you will get to work in outstanding facilities with both indoor and outdoor courts and have support from full-time athletic development coaches as well as onsite physiotherapists and performance analysis. You will integrate into a fully engaged team of coaches with a common goal of giving each pupil the best opportunity to reach their full potential. Netball at Millfield also has strong links with a number of Super league franchises and hosts one of the Superleague franchise hubs at Millfield.  

The successful candidate will either have proven experience working with elite players in the performance pathway or experience themselves of playing netball to a good level, experience of umpiring is also advantageous.

This is a full-time role primarily working Monday to Saturday during term time plus four weeks in the school holidays. Due to the nature of the role, flexibility with hours is key as you may also be asked to assist on tours and away tournaments. In return you will receive a salary of £18,000 (including holiday pay). Accommodation and meals in the dining hall are also available in exchange for assistance with the boarding programme.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work in one of the UK’s leading sporting environments among a vibrant team of multisport coaches.

If you have any questions regarding the role, please feel free to email Jenna Adamson, Director of Netball, on

More information on Millfield School’s sports programme can be found on our website

Millfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All staff have a responsibility for the safeguarding of children and young people in our care as such you are required to attend necessary child protection training and participate fully in activities that ensure the School stays compliant with statutory child protection and safeguarding guidelines issued to the School by ISI and Ofsted.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The school will not unfairly discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of conviction or other details disclosed. The school makes appointment decisions on the basis of merit and ability. If an applicant has a criminal record this will not automatically bar them from employment with the school. Each case will be decided on its merits in accordance with the objective assessment criteria.

All positions within the school are exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must therefore declare all previous convictions and cautions, including those which would normally be considered "spent" except those received for an offence committed in the United Kingdom if it has been filtered in accordance with the DBS filtering rules.

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