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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.


  • Teacher of English as an Additional Language

    Immediate start available. One Year Fixed Term initially

    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.

    We require a talented teacher or tutor to support our EAL pupils in development of their language skills so that they can fully access the curriculum. Some pupils will also be prepared for external qualifications such as IELTS or IGCSE English as a Second Language.

    The selected candidate will have great communication and organisation skills, be able to mentor and develop our pupils and will be flexible to respond to the needs of a thriving EAL department.

    Salary package will be commensurate with experience and qualifications and includes complimentary use of the excellent leisure and dining facilities.

    A job description and application form can be downloaded below:

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    download application form

    To apply, a completed application form and a covering letter (addressed to the Head, Mr Bill Penty) should be sent to Faye Parker (Senior HR Advisor), Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD.  To submit an electronic application please email a completed application form and covering letter to

    Closing date: 9th October 2023

    We reserve the right to close applications early in order to interview suitable candidates earlier than the advertised closing date.

    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.

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.