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Netball Coach

Duty Manager

Club Support Administrator

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Truro School pupil numbers are strong and we are looking for additional professional, knowledgeable, enthusiastic and passionate staff to join our community and help us deliver excellent learning and teaching to our pupils in an effective and efficient operational environment. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best people in their fields and those who are committed to our educational philosophy to promote inclusive excellence, academically, pastorally and via our vibrant co-curriculum.

Truro School is steeped in 140 years of history, and is Cornwall’s leading coeducational independent school for children aged 3-18. We are situated over two campuses. The Senior School educates around 840 pupils and is set within 40 acres of sports fields and open spaces overlooking Truro and its iconic Cathedral. The Prep School educates around 300 pupils and is located next to the Royal Cornwall Hospital. We have superb facilities and resources at both sites that support our forward-looking educational ambitions.

We employ more than 120 teachers and 230 non-teachers (full time and part time) all of which are proud to be part of the strong community that we have built here and of the excitement and development we offer both children and staff that join us. We are genuinely a supportive and caring school and we are encouraged to engage, provide and grasp all opportunities that are presented to us.

Truro School recognises the outstanding people we have, both teaching and non-teaching, and rewards them with great value benefits including free lunch each day, shopping vouchers and discounts via our Employee Benefits platform, free use of our swimming pool and fitness suite and pension – to name but a few.

Since November 2020, changes have been made to the DBS filtering regime meaning that potential candidates, may or may not, be required to disclose certain previous cautions, reprimands, final warnings, or convictions when applying for roles. As an employer it is our duty to signpost where you can obtain assistance in deciding what needs to be disclosed to us. Therefore, please click on the link for a flowchart provided by Nacro for this purpose. If you would like further information, please contact the Nacro helpline on 0300 123 1999 or email helpline@nacro.org.uk.

Chef de Partie

Permanent / Term Time Only
35 hours per week (34 weeks a year)
£11.03 per hour
Start Date: ASAP

We are seeking an experienced, hardworking, customer-focused, friendly team player, to join our Catering team. This important role is responsible for the preparation of food which feeds approximately 700 students and 250 staff each day plus our boarders during term time.

Our desired candidate must be able to work to tight service deadlines and be able to offer first class meal experience.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre and free lunchtime meals.

Closing date for applications Monday 11 July, 2022. All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS.

We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Miss Ellie Frost, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

Kitchen Porter

Weekend – Saturday & Sunday
Saturday & Sunday: 11:00 – 19:00
Permanent / Term Time only (34 weeks)
£9.90 per hour

Start Date: ASAP

We are currently seeking a calm, positive and friendly team player to join our busy Catering team. This important role is responsible for assisting in the day to day cleanliness of the kitchen and washing kitchen equipment; eg, crockery, fryers, ovens, fridges, floors and store rooms. Our desired candidate will have a proven record of reliability/good timekeeping, have evidence of strong work ethic, a flexible approach and the ability to tackle manual aspects of the role, with manual handing guidelines.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre and free lunchtime meals.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications is Monday 11 July, 2022 at 9.00am. Please note this advert may close earlier if suitable applications are received prior to the closing date.

All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Miss Ellie Frost, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro, TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com Tel: 01872 272763

Mini Bus Driver (Bank Staff)

£9.90 ph

We are seeking a hardworking, customer focused, friendly team player, to join our Facilities Bank Staff team. This important role is responsible for driving pupils to and from School and, occasionally, driving pupils and staff on trips/excursions. This role is for a member of our Bank Staff team. This will mean you will not be contracted to work any specific hours. Our Facilities team would contact you when help is required and ask if you are able to assist. There is no contractual obligation from either party to offer or take any hours.

Our desired candidate must be flexible, have good communication skills and be capable of driving minibuses or vans with the appropriate licence. Both D1 and non D1 drivers considered.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, refreshments and membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications is Monday 11 July, 2022 at 9.00am.

All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Ms Ellie Frost, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

Lifeguard/Sports Assistant

Various shifts available
£9.90ph for over 18s and £6.83 for under 18s

Start Date: ASAP

We are seeking an enthusiastic, reliable, friendly team player to join Truro School’s Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre. This important role is responsible for providing support to the Duty Manager in the effective operation of the Sports Centre and ensuring the safety of pool users by preventing and responding to emergencies.

There are various shifts available. Please get in touch for further details.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, free refreshments, and membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications is 10 July, 2022 at 9.00am.

All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Mrs Amy Blackford, SBA Manager, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: sport@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 246050

Netball Coach

Rate – dependant on experience

We are seeking an experienced netball coach to assist with coaching, matches and tournaments for pupils aged 11-18. This post would suit a person who has a real passion for netball and enjoys developing the skills and tactics required in this exciting game. Whilst desirable, coaching qualifications are not necessary.

The coach would be required to work on Mondays 4-5pm, Wednesday afternoons from 2pm (sometimes a little earlier) and at other times for fixtures. Some flexibility would be desirable.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Monica Lowe, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: sportsadmin@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

Duty Manager

Full-time / All Year Round
Salary: £21,500pa based on Truro School Salary Scales for 2021/22.

Start Date: August/September, 2022

We are seeking a professional, flexible, experienced Duty Manager to join our busy sports centre team. The Duty Managers support the Sports Centre Manager in the effective operation of the sporting provision within the Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre with particular focus on the operation of sports facilities, swimming pool and community membership and enquiry administration.  The specific duties of this Duty Manager role include responsibility for writing and reviewing the Sports Centre Risk Assessments, the management of the fitness suite and swimming pool along with the promotion and growth of the centre’s membership numbers.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, free lunches and refreshments, and membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 19 July, 2022 at 9.00am.

All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Ms Ellie Frost, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

Club Support Administrator

Full-time / All Year Round

The salary for this role ranges between £19,500 – £22,000pa based on Truro School Salary Scales for 2021/22.

Start Date: August/September, 2022

We are seeking a professional, flexible, experienced administrator to join our busy sports centre team. The Club Support Administrator will support the Sports Centre Manager in the effective operation of the sporting provision within Truro School and Truro School Enterprises with particular focus on the operation of sports bookings and administration.  The successful candidate will have strong attention to detail, be able to demonstrate successful work experience in a busy administrative role and have the ability to work to work under pressure and using their own initiative. Although a background or interest in sport would be an advantage, it’s not essential.

In addition to a competitive salary, we are committed to the wellbeing and development of all our staff, promoting continuous professional development, pension, staff discount, free lunches and refreshments, and membership of the superb Sir Ben Ainslie Sports Centre.

Truro School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. We embrace diversity and promote equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Closing date for applications is Tuesday 19 July, 2022 at 9.00am.

All applications must be made using a Truro School application form.

Application forms must be completed in full and returned by post or e-mail to:

Ms Ellie Frost, HR Advisor, Truro School, Trennick Lane, Truro TR1 1TH

Email: recruitment@truroschool.com, Tel: 01872 272763

The Truro School Identity

Our school motto, Esse Quam Videri (to be, rather than to seem to be), captures the essence of our identity and is defined by the 5 C's below. Underpinned by strong Christian principles, we are a caring and inclusive community which values, nurtures and develops each individual.

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