Royal Windsor Racecourse is looking to appoint a Trainee Clerk of Course due the current Clerk’s success and career progression within the Group. If you have a keen interest in Racing, Turf Husbandry and are looking for a career with longevity then this opportunity, which provides support, guidance and wealth of knowledge, could be yours.

The Trainee Clerk of Course will go through a 6-12 month training programme. Upon successful accreditation we aim to offer the trainee the position of Clerk of the Course at Royal Windsor Racecourse.

A detailed Training Guide and associated programme will be supplied on appointment.

Below are some of the key areas and responsibilities

  • Understanding the structure of the industry
  • BHA and its role as Racing’s Regulatory Authority
  • Racecourse Operations – including the roles of all Officials
  • Race planning and funding
  • Conduct of a Raceday
  • Turf Husbandry
  • Health and Safety
  • Management and professional development of Groundstaff
  • Liaison with BHEST/BHA responsible for training/accreditation
  • Leading the Groundstaff team at Royal Windsor
  • Track Maintenance
  • Maintenance of the site
  • Financial controls

Person Specification


  • A Higher Education qualification is advantageous
  • Proficient in using Microsoft IT packages

Experience and Skills

  • The ability to communicate with people on all levels
  • A proven record of strong leadership and motivational skills
  • A systematic approach to solving problems
  • Loyalty and commitment
  • Works well under pressure
  • Excellent organisation skills and an eye for detail

In return we will offer you

  • A competitive salary
  • 22 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Personal and professional development opportunities
  • A range of racing & leisure benefits including complimentary tickets, offers and discounts at our racecourses and hotels across the Arena Racing Company group.

We look forward to hearing from you.

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