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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

  • SSI and Outdoor Education Co-ordinator

    Required from April 2020

    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.

    The school is seeking to appoint an individual who will ideally combine the roles of Combined Cadet Force School Staff Instructor and Outdoor Education Co-ordinator. The School Staff Instructor is a vital member of the CCF team who, under the direction of the Contingent Commander, is responsible for the effective running of the CCF. The post holder will be responsible for the development of the cadets and staff, being an appropriate role model and ambassador for the armed forces and the successful and timely completion of routine administration, in order to uphold the excellent reputation of the school and its corps.

    To apply, a completed application form and a covering letter (addressed to the Head, Mr Bill Penty) 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

    Download a job description

    Download an application form 

    Closing date for applications: 8 November 2019
    Interviews: Week Commencing 11 November 2019

    For further details of the school visit www.trentschools.net
    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.

  • School Administrator

    Full Time, permanent

    40 hours per week 0800 to 1630, 52 weeks (Possibility of reduced hours in school holidays)

    Required from November 2019

    The Elms is a thriving independent school on the Nottinghamshire / Derbyshire Border and caters for children from 6 weeks to 11 years of age. The School Administrator will provide support for the school leadership team and be essential in ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the Nursery’s administration, creating a welcoming and organised environment.

    The successful applicant will be highly organised with experience in a similar administrative role. The successful applicant should be approachable, welcoming, and able to deal with parents dropping off and collecting their children from the nursery in a caring manner. You should be able to manage your time effectively and be able to prioritise. You must be able to work well in a team.

    Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits of the role include a generous fee discount for children attending the school (at both The Elms and Trent College), use of the school’s dining and excellent sports facilities and free onsite parking.

    Download an application form here

    Download a job description here

    Please return a completed application form and accompanying letter, addressed to Mrs Faith Potter,  to Hannah Nicol, HR Advisor, The Elms, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD.  To submit an electronic application form please email recruitment@trentcollege.net

    Closing date: Monday 28th October at 12 noon

    Interviews: Thursday 31st 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.

     

  • Sous Chef

    40 hours per week
    Immediate start

    A Sous Chef is required to support the Head of Catering in delivering a first class, fresh and nutritious food offering and catering service to all customers of the school’s catering department.

    The Chef will be required to manage the kitchen production and service team of around 10 staff on a day-to-day basis.

    Core hours will be 40 hours per week within 0700 – 1900 Monday to Friday however regular weekend and evening work will be required for which time in lieu will be offered.

    The salary is competitive and includes a generous school fee discount and complimentary use of the excellent leisure facilities.

    An application form and job description can be downloaded from the website www.trentcollege.net. Applicants must complete an application form in order to be considered.

    Download an application form from here

    Download a Job Description from here

    The closing date is Monday 14 October 2019
    Interviews will take place week commencing 28 October 2018

    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.

  • Casual Nursery Nurses

    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 caring and experienced Nursery Nurses 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.

    Remuneration will include a competitive salary a generous holiday entitlement and complimentary use of the School’s excellent dining and sports facilities.

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

    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.

  • 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)

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.