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SPORTS COACH (Boys’ Games Programme) 


(part time, fixed term 2 terms) 

Required for January 2020, earlier start is possible

(3 afternoons per week, plus regular Saturday fixtures) 

The Cathedral School Llandaff, Cardiff’s leading independent school for girls and boys, seeks to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational Sports Coach for our Boys’ Games programme. The role is for 3 afternoons each week from January 2020, term time only, on a fixed term basis until July 2020. Saturday availability is essential for weekend fixtures. The rate of pay is £12.36 per hour plus co-curricular payment for weekend fixtures. In addition, lunch is provided free of charge, and there may be scope for additional hours due to other school activities.

This post would suit a proficient sportsperson, who is looking for the opportunity to coach a varied and successful Games programme to keen and motivated pupils. It will suit someone who enjoys coaching and working with children and is able to establish warm, professional and mutually respectful relationships with them, and who can be an effective member of a highly committed team of staff. This is a rewarding role, which offers excellent experience towards future career development.

For further information, please see the candidate pack below. To apply, please download and complete the application form and email it, together with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4, to Mark Barrington, Director of Sport, via BarringtonMG@cathedral-school.co.uk.

Applications are invited by Monday 25th November 2019 at 9.00am. Interviews, to include a short coaching session, will take place as soon as possible thereafter.



(Full time, permanent) 

Required from January 2020 

The Cathedral School is seeking to appoint an organised, enthusiastic and professional Administration Assistant to carry out department support duties plus routine school administrative tasks from early January 2020. Previous experience is essential and proficiency in Microsoft Office a firm requirement.

The post is full time, for 37½ hours per week, Monday to Friday. The salary for this post will be £20,000pa and you will be entitled to take 30 days holiday during the school holidays, plus 8 bank holidays. Please see the candidate pack, below, for further information about the role.

To apply, please download and complete the application form and email it, together with a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4, to Mr Robert Leek, Bursar, via Bursar@cathedral-school.co.uk

Applications are invited by Wednesday 4th December 2019 at 9.00am. Interviews will take place on Friday 6th December.


Standards at the school, academic and behavioural are very high and there is a strong Christian ethos. The school is an equal opportunities employer. Successful candidates will be required to undergo full DBS clearance in order to establish their suitability to work with children. References will be taken prior to interview.

The Cathedral School is a Woodard School in membership of the HMC, the Choir Schools Association & IAPs.  It is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. References will be taken prior to interview.