Head of Fundraising

 Salary – £30,000 per annum for 21 hours per week (FTE £50k)

Interested in a life changing role? If you’re an experienced Fundraiser who would relish the opportunity to work at a strategic level then the British Racing School is waiting to hear from you. The BRS is registered charity committed to changing young peoples lives through education and employment in the horseracing industry.

This is your opportunity to develop and implement a fundraising strategy that will see the school thrive for years to come. A job description/person spec is attached here for more information Head of Fundraising

We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our team and would therefore particularly welcome applications from any minority group.

Safeguarding our young people is a priority, the successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and provide the names of two contacts who can be approached to provide a professional reference.

Applicants must download the Application Form and return it via email to

Carol.Bramhill@brs.org.uk

Closing Date for Applications is midday on 29th November 2021 however we reserve the right to close applications earlier should we receive a suitable number and quality of applications.

Maths and/or English Teacher

Salary £27k per annum

Full time teacher required to deliver Maths and English sessions to 16-22 yr olds on pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship courses.  The British Racing School (BRS) is registered charity committed to changing young peoples lives through education and employment in the horseracing industry. An additional Maths and English teacher is now required to teach sessions at the school as well as delivering sessions to those in the workplace.

The role will require the successful candidate to teach face to face on site in Newmarket, travel to those on apprenticeships, based all over the England at least once during their course, and deliver the remaining sessions remotely. A full driving licence is essential for this position.

This role could offer career opportunities to a recently qualified teacher or someone who is still working towards their teaching qualification. This is not a term time role as the BRS is open 365 days per year. It offers 28 days holiday in year 1 rising to 30 days in year 6 of employment.  Part time or job share will be considered.

Free lunch, onsite parking, private health care and death in service benefit is included in the benefits package.

An interest in horseracing would be an advantage but is not essential.

To apply please download an Application Form or call Carol on 01638 501820 for an informal chat.

We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our team and would therefore particularly welcome applications from any minority group.

Safeguarding our young people is a priority, the successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and provide the names of two contacts who can be approached to provide a professional reference.

Closing date for applications is midday on 19th November with interviews taking place w/c 29th November.

Jockey Training and Development Programme Administrator

Salary – £22,000 per annum

The British Racing School is seeking an administrator to co-ordinate the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) jockey training and development (JT &D) programme and the licensed jockey courses delivered by the British Racing School (BRS)

A strong knowledge of horseracing and good communication skills are required for this role. Applicants must be I.T literate and able to work under pressure. It may suit someone who has worked in a racing yard or stud and is looking for their first administration position.

Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm would be preferred but we will consider a later start if desired.

A full job description can be downloaded here JT&D Administrator 

Applications will only be accepted on a BRS employment application form which can be downloaded here Application Form

The British Racing School is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

As safeguarding our young people is a priority, the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and provide two satisfactory professional references.

Please submit completed applications by midday on Monday 22nd November Carol.Bramhill@brs.org.uk

Volunteers – Newmarket Pony Academy

The Newmarket Pony Academy is a new project designed to give young people the opportunity learn new skills such as team work, confidence and resilience. It is based at the British Racing School in Newmarket. We will be running week long courses designed to introduce children to ponies and using a different learning environment we will strive to engage them in core subjects along with equine care. Further to this we will be running breakfast, afterschool and holiday clubs for local young people. We really believe in the social and mental health benefits from this type of learning and are incredibly excited to empower these young people.

We are looking to recruit a team of reliable volunteers who have a passion for helping young people learn and develop as individuals. Volunteers must have a positive attitude, work well within a team and be able to interact confidently with people from a wide range of backgrounds. Previous experience with horses is important for the role and experience with young people in an education or non-educational setting would would be very desirable. Training can be given to an individual with the right attitude as well as help to develop their own personal skills.

We are also looking for someone who would drive our mini bus delivering children to and from the British Racing School for their courses.

All volunteers with receive a full induction and will need to be DBS checked due to the nature of the role. The NPA believes in equal opportunities for staff, volunteers and all young people. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of trainees and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

If you are interested please get in touch with Anna.Sylvester@brs.org.uk. Applications will only be accepted on a Volunteer Application form which can be downloaded from here.