Post Graduate Assistant Teacher

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1341039148-2
  • Date Posted: 30 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Brighton College
  • Location: Sussex
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Human Resources, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Contract

About this Apprenticeship

Post Graduate Assistant Teacher of Physical Education and Games

Location: Brighton, BN2 0AL

Salary: £22,294 per annum

Brighton College Prep School is seeking a Post-Graduate Assistant Teacher of Physical Education and Games to start in August 2024. This is a fixed-term post of one year, with the possibility of extension for the right candidate.

We are looking for a graduate who is passionate about sport, has a love of learning and who wishes to share that passion with enthusiastic and energetic young people. We are looking for a graduate with excellent administrative skills, patience and flexibility who is also willing to undertake essential routine administrative tasks across the whole department.

The post would best suit someone considering a teaching or coaching career, although no teaching experience or qualification is required. Please note that accommodation is not provided with this role.

The post may involve some or all of the following tasks:

  • Teaching P.E. to pupils in Reception to Year 8.
  • Assisting with the teaching of swimming to pupils in Years 1-6.
  • Coaching teams and games sessions from Years 3-8 as appropriate in netball, hockey, tennis, athletics, football, rugby and cricket (including some weekend fixtures).
  • Officiating as appropriate in netball, hockey, tennis, athletics, football, rugby and cricket.
  • Team teaching and assisting experienced subject teachers in classroom situations.
  • Running or assisting with extra-curricular activities as required.
  • Assisting with weekly departmental administration (experience in using SOCS desirable).
  • Assisting with the organisation of swimming galas, sports days and tournaments.
  • Undertaking school duties.
  • Being a full member of the teaching staff.


  • This role will involve daily contact with pupils, and you will be engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.
  • All staff and volunteers have a responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young persons for whom you are responsible and with whom you come into contact.


  • Core hours will be 42.5 per week, with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break each day, Monday to Friday inclusive.
  • You will work term-time only (35 weeks).


  • Holiday entitlement is included in the salary.
  • You are required to take annual leave outside of your working weeks.


  • Complimentary lunch is provided.
  • Free tickets to the College s music, dance and drama performances.
  • Job specific Learning and Development programme available to all employees.
  • Life Cover is provided whilst working at Brighton College after successfully passing probation period.
  • Brighton College provides a contributory pension scheme with matching contributions from the employer up to 9%, which all eligible employees will be automatically enrolled into within three months of commencement of employment.
  • Perkbox: Employee benefit and rewards platform which provides access to a wide range of discounts, employee benefits and wellbeing resources.


  • Significantly subsidised gym membership for the School of Science and Sport is available, which includes access to yoga and Pilates classes, meditation sessions and use of the gym and swimming pool.
  • Healthy heart checks.
  • Generous sickness policy.
  • Access to books, magazines and DVDs from the College Library.

To Apply

If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for Brighton College, please click apply to be redirected to their website to complete your application.