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Conveniently located in the heart of England, close to Nottingham and Derby, Trent College and The Elms offer a fantastic place to work.

Current Vacancies

  • NOTICE TO ALL CANDIDATES – for appointment to any post at this school

    Trent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Should your application be successful; an enhanced disclosure will be requested from the Disclosure and Barring Service and any contractual offer will be subject to rigorous recruitment procedures.

    Your appointment will be subject to a vetting procedure.

    As part of the process we have to confirm your identity and in this respect we should be grateful if you would bring with you to interview your current passport or new style driving licence plus at least two proofs of current address – such as a recent utility bill, credit card statement, etc.

    If there is anything which you wish to disclose in advance of an interview, you should send this information in under separate cover for the attention of the HR Manager in an envelope marked “Confidential”.

    The successful applicant for this post will be required to obtain an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service). The appointment remains provisional until this process has been completed.

    Information relating to any conviction provided to the school by the Disclosure service will be treated in strict confidence and will not necessarily be a bar to appointment.

    STAFF SAFER RECRUITMENT POLICY (PDF)

  • Art & Photography Technician

    (Term Time – 2 days per week to be worked on a Thursday and Friday + 10 days across school holiday periods)

    Trent is a successful selective day and boarding school where musical accomplishment, participation in the arts, academic excellence and sporting achievement are all highly prized.

    We are looking to appoint a Technician to work within our vibrant Art Department.  The Technician will have a background in art and design, ideally with experience in digital and film photographic processes.  Duties include working alongside the Art teaching staff, helping in the preparation of lessons, ordering and managing stock and the general maintenance of this very busy department.

    The salary and benefits package is competitive and includes a generous school fee discount. Employees currently enjoy complimentary use of the excellent leisure and dining facilities plus free car parking.

    An application form and job description can be downloaded below:

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    Please complete an application form and send it with a covering letter to Hannah Nicol, HR Advisor, Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD. To submit an electronic application form please email recruitment@trentcollege.net

    Closing date: Wednesday, 5th October 2022 (noon)

    Interviews: Week commencing 10th October 2022

    Trent is a Registered Educational Charity number 527180

    Trent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note, should your application be successful a full range of vetting checks will be undertaken including an enhanced DBS check

  • Lunchtime Supervisor

    Permanent, 11.50 to 13.20 Monday to Friday (7.5 hours per week)

    Required October 2022.

    Situated on a striking 45-acre campus on the border of Nottingham and Derbyshire in Long Eaton, The Elms is the Nursery and Junior School to Trent College.

    The Elms Junior School is a co-educational, independent day school for 4-11 year olds. The Elms Pre-School and Nursery welcomes children from 6 weeks to 4 years old.

    The Elms Nursery and Junior School is looking for a Lunchtime Supervisor to work Monday to Friday whilst the school is in session in our vibrant and beautiful Lower and Upper playgrounds.

    The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a warm and caring nature, have experience of and a passion for working with young children.

    We offer a competitive salary, access to free parking and a fee discount across The Elms Schools and Trent College

    Application form 

    Job description

    A completed application form and a covering letter should be sent to Janine Allen, HR Advisor, Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD or email recruitment@trentcollege.net

    The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 3rd October

    Interviews for the position will be held week commencing Monday 3rd October

    Trent College and The Elms are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note, should your application be successful a full range of vetting checks will be undertaken including an enhanced DBS check.

  • Domestic Assistant 1 month FTC

    16 hours per week, 0600 to 0900 + Saturdays on a rolling rota

    Required ASAP – Term time plus some out of term time working

    Trent is a successful selective, day and boarding school where academic excellence, sporting achievement, musical accomplishment and participation in the arts are all highly prized. Founded in 1866, Trent College is a leading HMC co-educational day and boarding school on the edge of Nottingham set in forty two acres of parkland. In addition to the Senior School there is a thriving Junior School including a Nursery, The Elms. There are approximately 1150 pupils on campus from the age of six weeks to eighteen years.

    We are seeking a Domestic Assistant to start as soon as possible. Under the management of the Facilities Manager (Domestic Services), the post holder will undertake cleaning tasks as directed and in support of other team members’ activities in delivery of services to the required standard. The post holder will be required to work some shifts out of term time in the school holidays to support the school’s programme of commercial lettings.  You will be responsible for supporting the department’s management team in ensuring the facilities at Trent are kept to the best standard.

    All members of the team are expected to take pride in the presentation of the Estate at all times.

    The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role or be willing to undergo relevant training. They will have a flexible and can-do attitude, be able to work effectively on their own initiative and also as part of a team.

     

    Competitive hourly rate on offer. Benefits include school fee discount and complimentary use of the excellent leisure facilities.

    Application form

    Job description

    Completed application forms should be sent to Hannah Nicol (HR Advisor) Derby Rd, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD, or by email to recruitment@trentcollege.net

    Closing date: 30th September 2022

    Interviews: TBC

     

    Trent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note, should your application be successful a full range of vetting checks will be undertaken including an enhanced DBS check.

  • Nursery Nurse, Permanent, Full Time

    42.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

    The Elms Nursery nurtures babies and toddlers from six weeks to three years, in close association with the well-established Pre-school.  Together, the Pre-school and Nursery ensure there is continuity and progression for its children fifty-one weeks of the year.

    The Elms Nursery is rated ‘Outstanding’ (ISI Inspection Report, November 2021) and this means the successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a team delivering to the highest standards possible within Nursery provision. We thrive on being the best we can be, and constantly look to innovate and improve to ensure our Nursery is a happy and healthy environment for our children and our colleagues.

    We are looking for a caring and experienced Nursery Nurse of outstanding calibre, qualified to NVQ Level 3. The successful candidate will provide the highest standards of quality care and education, ensuring that health and safety and security measures are excellent for our babies and toddlers.

    All staff need to be aware of and act in accordance with current legislation, policy and procedures and contribute to a programme of activities suitable to the age range of children in their area in conjunction with other staff.

    Benefits include a generous fee discount across The Elms Schools and Trent College. In addition to this there is access to free parking and complimentary use of the School’s excellent dining and sports facilities.

    An application form and job description can be downloaded here

    Download a Job Description

    Download an Application Form

    Only applications with a fully completed application form will be considered.

    Please return the completed application form, along with a covering letter to Mrs Janine Allen, HR Advisor, Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4AD or electronically by emailing recruitment@trentcollege.net

    Closing date: Monday 3rd October 2022, 12 noon

    Interviews week commencing Monday 3rd October 2022

    Trent College and The Elms are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note, should your application be successful a full range of vetting checks will be undertaken including an enhanced DBS check.

Our benefits*

Working within a beautiful campus

Free car parking

Use of leisure facilities

Access to free refreshments

Free lunch

Discounted school fees

Contributory pension

Welcoming community

Generous annual leave allowance

Cycle to work scheme

*Depending on hours of work.