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Riding Coach / Groom | Bryanston Equestrian Centre

Closing date: 10 Dec 2021

Riding Coach/Groom: Full-time, year-round, £19,000 per annum

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and experienced Riding Coach/Groom to join the Bryanston Equestrian Centre at an exciting time of growth.

You will use your skillset to deliver the highest standard of coaching and riding instruction at Bryanston and will take on a shared responsibility for stable management and horse care. This position will involve taking responsibility for the care of pupils’ livery horses, working liveries and the general upkeep of the stable yard.

The successful candidate will have high standards, a superb knowledge of horse care, be a great communicator and team player, and possess a friendly disposition. This is ideal for someone wanting to join a fun working environment.

The successful candidate will ideally be qualified to BHS Level 3 Coach standard or possess significant equivalent experience, have excellent knowledge of first-rate horse care and yard management, and be a highly motivated and hardworking people person. They should also be prepared to continue their training in the industry.

This is a live-out position and there may also be the opportunity for the right candidate to keep one horse on site.

Bryanston offers excellent terms and conditions, including:

  • Free parking on site
  • Free uniform
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free gym membership and access to our state-of-the-art sports facilities, including a 25m indoor swimming pool
  • Life assurance at 3 times salary
  • Employee assistance and wellbeing support programme
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave

A newly launched staff benefits platform including perks and discounts, travel and lifestyle, cycle scheme and more.

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Closing date for applications: Friday, 10 December 2021

Bryanston School is an independent boarding and day school for boys and girls aged 13 to 18, set in a 400-acre site near Blandford Forum in Dorset. Founded in 1928, the school aims above all to develop the all-round talents of individual pupils. A broad, flexible academic and extra-curricular programme is offered and each pupil benefits from considerable one-to-one help and guidance from a personal tutor, subject teachers and housemaster/housemistress. Bryanston aims to combine the best of the new and the old, as benefits the school motto et nova et vetera.

Bryanston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the College is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare all convictions and cautions (including those which are "spent" unless they are "protected" under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.

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