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Job Opportunities


Responsible to: Human Resources Manager
Contract Type: Fixed term (until 31 July 2020; possibility to be extended or
become permanent)

Hours of work: Full time – 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £18,000 – £20,000 pro rata (dependent upon skills and experience)

Annual leave: 25 days a year, plus bank holidays

As our International Summer Schools and Activity Course Programmes continue to grow, we are looking for an enthusiastic recruitment professional to join our professional and friendly HR Team.

We aim to deliver a great candidate experience while supporting managers to recruit the best talent for our activities both in the UK and Overseas, therefore we are looking for someone who would thrive in a varied and stimulating recruitment role.

You will report to the HR Manager and work closely with the Senior HR Advisor and HR Administrator.

This is a key position within the HR Team and Sedbergh School as a whole. Sedbergh School is experiencing a period of expansion and the Recruitment Coordinator will be responsible for the effective and timely day to day running of our whole cycle of recruitment administration from advertising campaigns and applicant management through organising inductions.

Sedbergh School run large numbers of recruitment campaigns on an annual basis for both our permanent members and those who join us on a fixed term basis for our expanding range of Summer Schools and Activity Courses here in the and overseas.

This role is responsible for delivering a high level of customer service both to applicants and recruiting managers.

We would be interested to hear from you, whether you are an experienced HR or Recruitment professional (salary circa 20-22K) or a recent graduate (18-19K) looking for a role that will provide a wide range of recruitment experiences in several different markets.

You will have:

  • Excellent organisational skills, including a proven ability to prioritise workload and juggle competing demands.
  • A high level of candidate service awareness and the ability to built strong relationships with candidates, both face to face and over the telephone.
  • Excellent and engaging communication skills, verbal and written, including the ability to clearly explain procedures.
  • Previous relevant experience within recruitment.

To find out more and understand how you will be able to make a significant impact on the success of our Schools, Summer Courses and our pupils please contact María Gallego-Calderón, HR Advisor, on, or call us on 015396 20303.

The closing date for applications is Monday 16th December 2019.

Early application is advised as an appointment will be made upon finding a suitable candidate.

To download our brochure, please click here.

We look forward to hearing from you.
Sedbergh School is committed to safeguarding & protecting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and The Disclosure and Barring Service.


Part-time/Permanent – January 2020

Located in the stunning scenery of the Yorkshire Dales National Park and on the doorstep of the Lake District, Sedbergh is a thriving Boarding School which boasts outstanding facilities and an exceptional Common Room.

Sedbergh has a national reputation in a variety of arenas. We are growing in numbers thanks to the calibre and commitment of our staff; we are now seeking a Part-Time Economics & Business Teacher to join our vibrant School, where opportunities abound for pupils and staff alike.

The post is available from 1 January 2020.

An application form may be obtained:

as a download from this webpage;
by email from;
from the Sedbergh School Bursary either in person or by telephoning 015396 20303.
For more information, please click here.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Closing date for applications is Monday 4th November 2019, at 9.00am.

Sedbergh School is committed to safeguarding & protecting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and The Disclosure and Barring Service.


Sedbergh School seeks to appoint an Assistant Director of Sport, who will have direct responsibility for all aspects of sport and physical activity for girls. Sedbergh is ambitious for the future of girls’ sport, both in its provision for female athletes and as an environment in which all girls are enthusiastic about physical activity, and value healthy, active lifestyles.

The Assistant Director of Sport should be an experienced and recognised coach of either Netball or Hockey.  Most important, however, is the ability to manage a forward-thinking programme, to inspire high standards of performance and participation and to enhance the Sedbergh reputation.

Facilities for sport are outstanding and were recently enhanced by the Hirst Centre which provides two indoor Netball courts.  There is a large department of dedicated PE teachers and sports coaches.  Examination PE is very popular and outstandingly successful.

Sedbergh is a full boarding school, spectacularly situated within the Yorkshire Dales National Park.  There are 550 pupils, including 200 girls, aged 13-18 in the senior school, and a further 200 at the prep school situated in nearby Casterton.

The closing date for this position is Monday 4th November at 9.00am

Please note that Sedbergh School are working with Independent Coach Education on this appointment, who are able to answer any enquiries from prospective candidates. To arrange an informal discussion prior to applying, please contact Daniel Scargill by email to arrange a conversation on

Applications must be made on the School’s application form, which can be obtained via the School website or directly from, to whom completed forms should be sent.

For more information, please click here.

Sedbergh School is committed to safeguarding & protecting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.


Interested in a career change?

Sedbergh is running its own Initial Teacher Training Programme linked with The University of Buckingham from September 2020. This will be school based training at Sedbergh Senior School or Casterton, Sedbergh Prep school to gain qualified teacher status in conjunction with an online training course with the University of Buckingham (plus two residentials). I changed from Chartered Surveying to teaching at the age of 40, so its never too late!

Have you ever thought of changing career and making a difference?

In September 2020 we are starting an initial teacher training scheme at Sedbergh in conjunction with The University of Buckingham. It is school based with online training and takes 10 months. The post is on a salary with free accommodation, free meals during term time and you will have the help of experienced professional and subject mentors to support you throughout the year. Some packages include payment of university fees.

Many people find their jobs unrewarding and unfulfilling but we can say from experience, that a teacher’s life is anything but boring! We change lives and although not the easiest job at times, it gives us the opportunity to make a difference to young peoples lives.

If you are interested, or would just like to register for further information, please email I will be happy to talk to you about the world of teaching.


If you are in your final year of university and are thinking of becoming a teacher but want to make sure that teaching is right for you, consider working at Sedbergh or China for a gap year.

We have opportunities for Gap Assistants for September 2020 in Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School and Rong Qiao Sedbergh School. This may lead to a teacher training positions for the right candidates. An honours degree is required but also an interest in sport, music, drama or outdoor pursuits. The resilient Sedbergh spirit is essential.

Email to register your interest or gain further information about a gap year with Sedbergh.


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Are you a qualified teacher? Do you fancy a change of scene?

Sedbergh is looking for like-minded teachers who might wish to teach in one of our partner schools in China. If you would like more information about working in South East Asia, please email


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Incredible opportunity for rugby playing Old Sedberghians who wish to play a season for the Abu Dhabi Quins in the UAE.

Starting in September 2018

Including the following:

Job or coaching work
Plus visa
Plus free accommodation

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity and for more information please contact Stu Oliver at




Colburn, Richmond, North Yorkshire

GSC Grays is an independent firm of Chartered Surveyors, Land and Estate Agents operating predominantly in the north of England. Due to the continued growth of the business, we are looking to recruit a qualified Rural Practice Surveyor to undertake estate management and rural professional work.

The position will be based at our office in Colburn, North Yorkshire and will cover work across our other offices as well as client sites in the North East. The role will report to one of our Directors and requires someone who is a qualified member of the RICS, with a minimum of 2 years’ post qualified experience and a proven track record in the rural sector. You will also need the ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, be commercially astute and strategically focused. Ideally, applicants should also be RICS Accredited Valuers and/or members of the CAAV.

You must be comfortable with a high degree of autonomy, have excellent team orientated interpersonal skills and be capable of monitoring and managing the work of one or more graduate surveyors and/or placement students.

The opportunity offers a wide range of challenging and rewarding management and professional work on behalf of private and corporate clients. The successful candidate will have a broad mix of professional interests including estate and sporting management, landlord and tenant matters, valuations, strategic planning and general advice.

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified surveyor who is looking to further their career in the rural sector and to contribute to the growth and development of the business. Commitment and hard work will be rewarded.

To apply, please send a CV with a covering letter to:

Niki Torrance
GSC Grays
12 The Bank
Barnard Castle
County Durham

DL12 8PQ
Tel: 01833 6949335

RESEARCHER AT MACGREGOR BLACK – UK (Leeds, Manchester & Newcastle)

We are offering work experience internships for individuals looking to either enter the executive search industry or simply gain work experience to further their career development. Responsibilities will include: – CRM data entry & management – Research & market mapping – Advertisement writing & management – Candidate interviewing & management – Business development – General administrative support

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact OS Jon McNeish at