Graduate Sports Coach

Contract type: 2-Year Fixed Term Contract

Hours of work: Full time, Term time

Salary: £14,500 per annum

Anticipated start date: 1st September 2024

Closing date: 17th June 2024 or earlier if we get suitable applications

Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

Job Overview 

For September 2024 Stowe School is looking to appoint a Graduate Sports Coach.  We are looking for enthusiastic team players with a love of sport who are equally committed to participation as well as performance, and have the ability to engage and motivate students.

We welcome all degree subjects and the successful candidate would be expected to assist with the administration of the sports department, there will be opportunities to assist with the teaching of PE and Sports Science as well as work with younger students who are part of the Stowe Group of Schools. The Stowe Group consists of Stowe School, Winchester House Prep School and Swanbourne House Prep School.s.

Please read the full Job Description here.

Stowe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and an online background check with our 3rd party provider SP-Index.

Date agreed: February 2024

Person Specification  

The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:  





  • A good degree

Specialist Skills & Experience 


  • Personally committed to continued professional development
  • The ability to coach at least 1 sport to a high level
  • The ability to coach at least 2 sports to a high level   

  • Ability to referee in at least one sport  

  • Good ICT skills  

  • Driving licence


Personal Skills 


  • Enthusiastic and energetic
  • Good team player
  • Patience
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good professional manner and appearance
  • Excellent practitioner able to inspire pupils in the love of (your) sport
  • Ability to communicate effectively with pupils, staff and parents
  • Willingness to contribute fully to the life of a busy boarding school



To apply now , please download the application form for this job here. We look forward to receiving your application.