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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)

  • Building Services Supervisor (Charge Hand)

    Permanent, full time, required from 4th January 2021

    Founded in 1866 Trent College is a leading co-educational school and occupies a prominent site of approximately 42 acres on the edge of Nottingham. As well as a senior school on site there is a junior school, the Elms, which shares the schools facilities and operational services. At present there are approximately 1150 pupils on the campus from the age of 6 weeks to 18 years.

    Working as a ‘hands on’ member of the building services team, the Building Services Supervisor (Charge Hand) is responsible for assisting and in some cases overseeing  the upkeep, maintenance and management of all buildings and associated plant across the school estate. The Building Services Supervisor (Charge Hand) will be the Head of Building Services’ deputy when it comes to matters of buildings management and in the Head of Building Services absence will run the building services team. The Building Services Supervisor (Charge Hand) will, at times undertake a lead role in some project management duties. It is stressed that this is a fully ‘hands on’ role with elements of associated record keeping.

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    Download an application form

    Completed applications including letter of application, CV and fully completed Trent College Application Form should be addressed to Mr James Gregory, Director of Operations and sent to Morag Daykin (HR Manager), Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD.  To submit an electronic application form please email

    All applications must be received by midday on Friday 23rd October 2020.

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

*Depending on hours of work.