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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.

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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). Applicants for either 52 weeks or Term Time working will be considered.

    Required June 2022.

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

    We offer a competitive salary package.

    An application form and job description can be downloaded here:

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

    The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 25th May 2022

    Interviews for the position will be held week commencing 6th June 2022

     

    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.

  • Nursery Nurse (Full Time, Maternity Cover)

    Fixed Term Contract – Maternity Cover

    Full time – 42.5 hours per week

    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.

    An application form and job description can be downloaded here

    Download an Application Form

    Download a Job Description

    Only applications with a fully completed application form will be considered.

    Please return the completed application form, along with a covering letter to Janine Allen HR Advisor, Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham, NG10 4AD or electronically by emailing recruitment@trentcollege.net

    Closing date: Friday 10th June 2022

    Interviews week commencing Monday 13th June 2022

    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.

     

  • Visiting Music Teacher – Violin & Viola (1.5 days per week)

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

    The Music Departments at The Elms and Trent College require an exceptional and inspirational Teacher of upper strings. The successful candidate will be required to teach individual lessons across both schools.

    Salary package is competitive and includes a generous school fee discount and complimentary use of the excellent leisure and dining facilities.

    A job description and an application form may be downloaded below  and sent to Mrs Morag Daykin (HR Manager) Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD.  To submit an electronic application form please email recruitment@trentcollege.net

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    Closing Date:  Friday, 20th May 0900

    Interviews:  Wednesday 25th May (am) & Thursday 26th May (am)

    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 Computer Science (full-time)

    Required from September 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 Computer Science Department requires an exceptional and inspirational Teacher to join the department, which is already highly successful and collaborative.  The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all levels from Years 7 to 13.

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

    A job description and application form may be downloaded below.  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

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    Closing date: 6th June 2022, 12 noon

    We reserve the right to end the vacancy earlier than the published closing date and interview suitable applicants.

    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.

     

     

     

  • Swimming Pool and Building Services Engineer
    Trent College seeks a Swimming Pool & Building Service Engineer / Maintenance Operative.

    Working as a fully ‘hands on’ member of the building services team, the Swimming Pool / Building Services Engineer will be responsible for assisting in the upkeep of the school swimming pool and of all buildings and associated mechanical and electrical plant across the school estate. The Swimming Pool / Building Services Engineer will have significant involvement in all revenue maintenance, refurbishment, and repair projects alongside more major capital development projects.

    This is a ‘hands on’ building services role which would suit an individual who has experience of building maintenance and most importantly fault finding and initial repair of both mechanical & electrical insulations. Experience of swimming pool maintenance and management would be an advantage however training can be provided. The ability to work under pressure and prioritise is essential. The post holder will be expected to take a keen interest in all aspects of life at both Trent College and The Elms and most importantly possess a ‘can do’ attitude.

    Salary package will be commensurate with experience 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 from below and 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, addressed to Head of Building Services, Mr Seb Szczyrbowski, providing full details of experience to date. To submit an electronic application form please email recruitment@trentcollege.net

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    Closing date:            Monday 6th June 2022(noon)

    Interviews:              Thursday 9th June 2022

    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.

  • Head’s Executive Assistant

    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 an experienced Executive Assistant.  The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, extremely organised and professional individual who enjoys working as part of a team but who can lead by example and work with the minimum of supervision. Reporting directly to the Head of Trent College, the Executive Assistant is primarily responsible for delivering high quality administrative and secretarial support to the Head.

    Working hours will be 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday during Term Time.  The post holder may be required to work some hours during the school holidays and these will be agreed in advance.

    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.  To apply, a completed application form and a covering letter (addressed to Mr Bill Penty, Head of Trent College) 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 job description

    Download application form

    Closing date: Tuesday, 7th June 2022 (noon

    Interviews:  Week commencing 13th June 2022

    NOTE:  We reserve the right to end the vacancy early and interview suitable candidates.

    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.