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Please complete this Job Application Form when applying for a role at Mount Kelly, unless otherwise stated.

Science Teacher - Temporary - Years 5 to 8

Mount Kelly, a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school, seeks to appoint a temporary Science Teacher to join the Prep School to cover sickness absence. The position is likely to be from May 2019 until July 2019.

The successful candidate should be an ambitious, inspiring and dynamic teacher of Science capable of teaching Physics and chemistry from Years 5 to 8. Previous experience of teaching Science to Scholarship and Common Entrance at 13+ would be desirable.

Mount Kelly is a busy boarding school located on the outskirts of the attractive market town of Tavistock on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in Devon. With incredible facilities and grounds, Mount Kelly offers a paradise for Scientists.

Candidates should submit an application form (found at the top of this page) with a CV and letter outlining their suitability for the post to the Head of Prep at Early applications are encouraged.

Closing Date: 27 March 2019

Mount Kelly Enterprises is seeking to appoint two part time Cleaners to join the Housekeeping team. The role has responsibility for cleaning allocated areas to the required standards and will include additional duties such as changing bed linen.

The role is permanent, and part time working 10 hours per week all year or 15 hours per week all year.  There is a possibility the two roles could be combined to offer 25 hours per week.

To apply, please complete the application form and submit with a covering letter and CV to or by post to HR Manager, Mount Kelly, Parkwood Road, Tavistock, PL19 0HZ

Deadline for applications: Monday 8 April 2019
Physiotherapist (self-employed)

Mount Kelly have an opportunity for a self-employed physiotherapist to support the Mount Kelly community, and in particular members of the School’s Performance Swim Programme.

The successful applicant will hold a tenancy to occupy The Physiotherapy Centre, which is located in the heart of the School, and will be able to run their private practice from the premises, enjoying “preferred provider” status for all physiotheraphy services within the School community.

In return for a nominal rent, the successful applicant will provide physiotherapy support for the Mount Kelly community, running drop-in clinics, sport-specific workshops, discounted rates for pupils and staff, and on-location support for the School Swim Squad during nominated competitions.

They will have a specialism in paediatric physiotherapy, musculoskeletal injury management, neck and back pain, clinical pilates, and sports massage therapy.

Further details can be found in the attached document or for an informal conversation, please contact the Bursar, Mr Steven Webber, at 01822 813100 or

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit a letter addressed to the Bursar, but emailed to You should provide details of your experience and qualifications, along with how you feel your services may suit the needs of the School and its community. It may be beneficial to include details of your pricing within your business proposal.

Close Date – Monday 29 April 2019

Mount Kelly Swimming is seeking to appoint Lifeguards for various hours.

Reporting to the Commercial Pool Manager under the guidance of the Community Swimming and Infrastructure Manager, Lifeguards are responsible for supervising and ensuring the safety of users during pool activities including swimming lessons, public sessions etc. Successful candidates will hold a relevant lifesaving qualification such as National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ). Further details are available in the job description.

Candidates should submit an application form, together with a CV and letter outlining their suitability for the post and submit to

Visiting Trampoline Coach

Immediate start

The Foundation is seeking to appoint a self-employed qualified Trampoline Coach with a proven track record of teaching children.

At Mount Kelly sport plays a significant role at the Prep and College. Whilst developing children’s performance is a key focus, each child is taught the importance of teamwork, good sportsmanship and fair play. The school aims to provide the children with the best possible environment that will enable them to reach their full potential and appreciate the value of ‘sport for life’.

The trampoline Coach will provide lessons usually in small groups for sessions between thirty minutes and an hour in duration at various times during the week. The Coach will work with the Director of Sport and will prepare children for regional and national competitions.

The Coach will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills to be able to communicate effectively with pupils and their parents and will be experienced in preparing and delivering suitable programmes.

To express an interest please complete an application form (found at the top of this page) and submit with a covering letter and CV to the Head Master at


Mount Kelly and Mount Kelly Swimming are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Charity Registration Number 306716