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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)

  • School Counsellor for the Elms Junior School (Part Time)

    (Part-time, approximately 8 hours per week)

    Required from September 2021

     The Elms is a thriving independent school on the Nottinghamshire / Derbyshire Border and caters for children from 6 weeks to 11 years.

    Reporting to the Deputy Head Pastoral, a School Counsellor is required to deliver counselling provision at The Elms in alignment with the needs of pupils.  The successful applicant will be qualified to post-graduate level in Counselling or Psychotherapy, have BACP Accreditation, UKCP registration or equivalent and have experience of working with children and young people.

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

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    Download an application form

    To apply, a completed application form and a covering letter (addressed to the Deputy Head Pastoral, Mrs Lucy Deller) should be sent to Mrs Morag Daykin (HR Manager), Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD.  To submit an electronic application please email a completed application form and covering letter to recruitment@trentcollege.net

    Closing date: 18th June noon

    Interview date: w/c 21st June

    Trent College and the Elms 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. Trent is a Registered Educational Charity number 527180

     

  • Nursery Nurse

    Required from September 2021

    Full time 42.5 hours per week, permanent

    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 Nursery is open 7.30am to 6.30pm.

    We are looking for a caring and experienced Nursery Nurse of outstanding calibre, qualified to NVQ Level 3 who will provide the highest standards of quality care and education, ensuring that health and safety and security measures are constantly maintained.

    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 holiday entitlement and complimentary use of the School’s excellent dining and sports facilities.

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    Download a job description

    Completed application forms and a covering letters addressed to Mrs Lucy Savage, Assistant Head EYFS and Infants, The Elms, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4AD can be sent via post or by email to recruitment@trentcollege.net

    Closing date: Wednesday 23rd June, noon

    Interviews: w/c 28th June

    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

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

    Required September 2021 – Term time only

    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 in September 2021. Under the management of the Domestic Services Manager, 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. 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.

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    Download a 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: 24th June 2021

    Interviews: w/c 28th June 2021

    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

*Depending on hours of work.