St Joseph’s College, Ipswich



Salary Range


Contract Type

Part Time

Closing Date

5 June 2023

Job Description

Part Time – One academic year work placement
Starts September 2023

St Joseph’s College is a vibrant independent day and boarding school in Ipswich providing a broad and seamless education for over 590 boys and girls aged 2 – 18. We provide a wide range of stimulating and challenging opportunities that our pupils embrace in both the academic and extra-curricular life of the College.

The resultant all-round education develops our pupils into well-rounded individuals who challenge themselves to ‘be our best’ in every aspect of life at the school, and beyond. Our innovative teaching and subsequent success starts in the Prep School and runs all the way through the Senior School and Sixth Form.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our highly successful, committed and well-established Sports Faculty. The department has a long-standing history of success at local, regional and national levels across a range of sports. We are privileged to boast amazing facilities which are all on-site, including sports halls, award-winning outdoor pitches, state-of-the-art all weather surface and purpose-built strength and conditioning gym which is accessible to all students.
We have strong links with local clubs and community providers as well as high-level sporting organisations, the College is the official College partner of Ealing Trailfinders Rugby in addition to working closely with Northampton Saint and other Premiership Rugby Clubs. The College also works in partnership with Ipswich Town Football Club.
We are seeking to appoint a Sport Volunteer with a specialism in athletic development/performance analysis to join our amazing faculty, with experience in delivering athletic development/performance analysis in one or more of our four performance sports (Rugby, Football, Netball and Cricket). The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, well organised and demonstrate a genuine commitment to driving sports performance at the college.

Support and professional development are a priority at St Joseph’s College. We invest in our staff by providing regular coaching, career planning and training sessions. We have an “open door” lesson policy which ensures you receive extensive support and we promote peer-to-peer sharing of practice, all designed to help you be the best practitioner you can be.​

For an informal conversation please contact Mr Foster Head of Athletic Development & Physical Wellbeing at​

Closing date: Midday on Monday 6 June. The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant.

To Apply

Further details and an application form may be found at or by contacting the HR Officer by email or telephone (01473) 690281.