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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)

  • Head of Cleaning & Laundry

    (from 17th January 2022)

    Full-time

    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 school’s facilities and operational services. At present there are approximately 1200 pupils on the campus from the age of 6 weeks to 18 years.

    Working as a senior member of the Operations team, the Head of Cleaning & Laundry is responsible for the presentation and cleanliness across a wide range of buildings and facilities. The Head of Cleaning & Laundry will ensure that all cleaning and laundry services are provided to the highest specification and meet the requirements of the School, its pupils and staff, taking into account health & safety standards and all associated regulations.  This is a full-time role which will require a flexible approach as some evening and weekend work will be required.

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

    download application form

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

    Closing date:  Friday, 12th November, noon

    Interviews:    Friday 19th November

    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.

  • Finance Assistant (full-time)

    Trent is a highly 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 to recruit an enthusiastic team player to join our Finance team, taking a key role in a busy finance office whilst also working closely with other departments throughout our school community.

    The successful candidate will be experienced in administration and have worked in a busy office environment.  They will have knowledge of a full range of administration activities and be competent in using including Microsoft Office and Outlook with a particular emphasis on strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and working with sets of data.

    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.

    To apply, a completed application form and a covering letter (addressed to the Head of Finance, Mrs Samantha Newham) should be sent to Mrs Janine Allen (HR Advisor), Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD.  A job description and application form can be downloaded below.  To submit an electronic application please email a completed application form and covering letter to recruitment@trentcollege.net

    Closing Date: Thursday 11th November 2021, noon

    Interviews:    Week commencing 15th November 2021

    Download a Job Description

     

    Download an Application Form

    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.

  • Nursery Nurses

    Full time, permanent

    Due to increased numbers, we are looking for experienced Nursery Nurses to work across the EYFS in Nursery, Pre-School, or our Reception classes.

    The Elms Nursery nurtures babies and toddlers from six weeks to three years, after which the children transition to the well-established Pre-school. Children can attend term time only or fifty-one weeks of the year.

    The Nursery and Pre-School are open 7.30am to 6.30pm.

    We have two Reception classes in dedicated classrooms which start The Elms school journey, so children attend term time only. Children in Pre-School and Reception begin to have some specialist lessons such as French, Music and Forest Schools.

    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.

    Benefits include a generous holiday entitlement and complimentary use of the School’s excellent dining and sports facilities.

    An application form and job description can be downloaded below.  Only applications with a fully completed application form will be considered.

    Download an application form

    Download a job description

    Completed application forms and a covering letter 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 for the attention of Mrs Janine Allen, HR Advisor,  to recruitment@trentcollege.net.

    Closing date: 26th November 2021

    Interviews w/c 29th November 2021

    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.

     

  • 6th Form Centre Supervisor (maternity leave cover)

    From January 2022 (term-time post)

    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 seeking to appoint an experienced Supervisor for our 6th Form Centre from January 2022.  The appointed candidate will be expected to maintain a flexible and collaborative approach to the continuing development of the centre and this role.

    The Supervisor will provide administrative support to the Assistant Head (Sixth Form) and Sixth Form Heads of Year as required and therefore a knowledge of Microsoft packages is essential.  They will need to be a welcoming and supportive supervisory presence in the sixth form centre and ensure that a positive atmosphere is maintained which actively promotes effective independent study.

    A job description and application form may be downloaded below.  Applications should be addressed to Mr J Hallows, Deputy Head (Pastoral),  and sent to Morag Daykin (HR Manager), Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD.  To submit an electronic application form please email recruitment@trentcollege.net

    download application form

    download job description

    Closing date:           Friday 26th November 2021 (noon)

    Interviews:              Week commencing 29th November 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.

  • Teacher of History (maternity leave cover)

    (full-time or significant part-time applications will be considered)

    Required from February 2022

    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 History and Politics Department requires an exceptional and inspirational History Teacher to join the department, which is strong and highly successful. The appointed candidate should be experienced in teaching at all levels from Years 7 to 13. Teaching of Politics may be available for the right candidate. All staff are encouraged to be involved in and engaged with the full life of this vibrant School.

    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.

    The post details and application form may be downloaded below:

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    download application form

    Completed applications and a covering letter (addressed to Mr Penty) should be sent to Mrs Morag Daykin, Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD.  To submit an electronic application form please email recruitment@trentcollege.net

    Closing date for applications: noon on Monday 29th November 2021

    Interviews week commencing 29th November 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.

  • 1:1 Teaching Assistant

    Start Date 4th January 2022

    Two Term Contract (with parents) – Term Time Only (which may be extended)

    (22 hours per week)

    The Elms is a thriving Nursery and Junior School situated in Long Eaton with the majority of children transitioning to Trent College Senior School. This exciting position is paramount to the long-term success of the school and is a key role in our busy, happy school environment.

    We are looking for an experienced Teaching Assistant, qualified to Level 3, to provide one to one support to a pupil in Pre-School with developmental needs, to access the curriculum.

    A completed application form and a covering letter can be downloaded below and should be emailed to Morag Daykin, HR Manager as follows: recruitment@trentcollege.net.

    download application form

    download job description

    The closing date:         12 noon on Tuesday 30th November

    Interviews:                   Week commencing 6th December.

    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.

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.