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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)

  • Lunchtime Supervisor

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

    Required 4th October 2021

     

    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 in our vibrant and beautiful Lower and Upper playgrounds.

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

    Salary package is competitive.

    Download an application form

    Download a job description

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

    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

    Permanent, 15 hours per week, 0600 to 0900 Monday to Friday + Saturdays on a rolling rota – Term Time only

    Start date as soon as possible

    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 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.

    An application form may be downloaded below and should be sent to Debbie Coomes (HR Advisor) Derby Rd, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD, or by email to recruitment@trentcollege.net

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    download 15 hour job description

    Closing date: Friday 24th September 2021 noon

    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 and Pre-School Administrator

    Permanent, part-time, 0800 – 1130 Monday to Friday

    The Nursery and Pre-School is looking for an experienced Administrator to work part-time hours throughout the year.

    The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to provide a friendly and efficient service to staff, parents, and children who have contact with the Elms Nursery and Pre-School.  The Administrator will work closely with the Upper School Receptionists and the Head’s PA to ensure a consistent and co-ordinated approach.

    Salary package is competitive.

    An application form and job description can be downloaded below:

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    The closing date is Friday, 17th September 2021 (noon)

    A completed application form and a covering letter should be sent to Debbie Coomes, HR Advisor, Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD by emailing recruitment@trentcollege.net

    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.

  • Personal Assistant to The Elms Leadership Team

    Permanent, part-time, term time + 10 days

    25 hours per week

    The Nursery and Pre-School is looking for an experienced Personal Assistant to support the Elms Leadership Team.

    The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to provide an efficient administrative service to the Leadership Team.  An ability to communicate effectively with staff, pupils and parents is essential. Knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (particularly Word and Excel) together with attention to detail is key.

    Salary package is competitive.

    An application form and job description can be downloaded below.

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    download job description

    The closing date is Friday, 17th September 2021 (noon)

    A completed application form and a covering letter should be sent to Debbie Coomes, HR Advisor, Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD by emailing recruitment@trentcollege.net.

    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.

  • HR Advisor (maternity cover)

    (from October 2021)

    37.5hr per week (0830 to 1700)

    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 are looking for an experienced HR Advisor to cover a period of maternity leave.  The post holder should have knowledge of employment law and HR best practice. Excellent communication skills with an attention to detail is essential. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of HR processes including absence reporting and recruitment. Proven experience in providing sound advice on employee relations issues is essential, ensuring school policies are followed and current employment legislation is adhered to. Experience and knowledge of compliance issues in education would be an advantage.

    Candidates should be qualified to CIPD level 5 with 3+ years’ post-qualification experience.

    To apply for this post download an application form and job description below send to Mrs Morag Daykin, HR Manager, at recruitment@trentcollege.net.

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

    Preferred start date: 4th October 2021

    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.

  • Senior Gardener (Plants & Trees)

    (December start)

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

    Applications are invited for the position of Senior Gardener (Plants & Trees). Working as a fully ‘hands on’ member of the Gardens & Grounds team the post holder will maintain and enhance all planted areas across the school estate to the highest of standards. The Senior Gardener (Plants & Trees) will also be responsible for maintenance and enhancement of the schools historic Arboretum (Tree Collection) and a range of parkland, lawn, and domain areas.

    This is an all-year round, highly manual, outdoor role. Only applications from those with a significant interest and experience in plants, trees and gardening will be considered. The focus of this role is the manual maintenance of planted areas and trees.

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

    Post details and application form may be downloaded below and should be sent to Morag Daykin (HR Manager) at Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD. Applicants should submit an application form and covering letter providing full details of experience to date. To submit an electronic application form please email recruitment@trentcollege.net

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    Closing date:            Friday 8th October 2021 (noon)

    Interviews:              Thursday 14th October 2021

  • Spanish Language Assistant

    ( 12-15 hours per week, term time)

    Required from November 2021

    Trent College, one of the East Midland’s leading independent schools, is a successful, selective day and boarding school where academic excellence, sporting achievement, musical accomplishment and participation in the arts are all highly prized.

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for Spanish Language Assistant to work in a flourishing Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) department.

    We need a talented Spanish speaker to support mainly 6th form students to improve their aural, oral and pronunciation skills, and assist with preparing students for speaking exams in line with the requirements of each syllabus.

    The post holder will report to the Head of MFL.

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

    A job description and application form may be downloaded below:

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    To apply, a completed application form and a covering letter (addressed to the Head of MFL, Mr Nicholas Burns) 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: Friday 1st October 2021, noon

    Interviews: Week commencing 4th October 2021

    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

*Depending on hours of work.