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Performance Hockey Coach

Location:        Ampleforth College

Salary:             £28.84 per hour

Hours:            16 hours per week, Term Time only

Start Date:      September 2024

Closing Date: Thursday 2nd May, 2024

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Founded in 1802 and set in a beautiful Yorkshire valley, Ampleforth College is the world’s foremost Catholic boarding school, welcoming girls and boys of all faiths aged 11-18.  Each student’s unique talents are recognised and nurtured within a welcoming community rooted in Benedictine values.  

 We are seeking to appoint a creative, forward thinking, and motivating Performance Hockey Coach to work within the Ampleforth College Sports Department. The successful applicant should have relevant coaching experience in a wide range of environments, be Level 1 and desirably Level 2 Coaching qualified and be comfortable and willing to coach students of different age groups and abilities up to and including Senior Level. This position would be leading a successful ‘A’ team within the College, so Candidates should possess the ability to plan and deliver high quality group coaching sessions as well as bespoke one on one lessons. This is a term time only position with variable hours. 

This post is open for both qualified teachers (NQTs or those with years of experience) as well as freelance coaches. 

 In return we offer the following benefits:-

  • Free meal during working hours
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme with Legal and General (Employer contribution matched up to a maximum of 8%)
  • Death in Service Gratuity
  • A generous Bounty scheme for referral of new staff
  • Free car parking on site
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Staff Lodging (where available)
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • 10% Staff Discount at Ampleforth Abbey Shop and Tearooms

Should you have any questions regarding this position or would like further information, please contact Will James, Head of Games at or Head of Hockey, Justin Metcalfe at

Please return completed application forms to 

St Laurence Education Trust and Ampleforth College are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people. They expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and will ensure that all recruitment and selection practices and procedures reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) along with other relevant employment checks. 

A Compass for Life

Full Boarding & Day School for students aged 11 to 18