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Job Title – Graduate Sports Assistant

 

School/Organisation – Eltham College, Grove Park Road, Mottingham, Eltham, London SE9 4QF

 

Details – Required from September 2021, full-time, term time only, this is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and able graduate to gain experience working within a school environment. The post holder will mainly support teachers in delivering sports coaching and co-curricular clubs but will also be expected to support a range of academic lessons and undertake administration. The role would suit candidates interested in a future career in teaching or sports coaching.

 

Salary - £14,000-£15,000 per year

 

Contact - For more information visit www.elthamcollege.london/vacancies

 

Closing Date – July 7. Interview date July 19

 

 

Job Title – Resident Graduate Assistants

 

School/Organisation – Repton Preparatory School, Milton, Derbyshire DE65 6EJ

 

Details – An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this leading co-educational day and boarding prep school. We are seeking to appoint a number of resident graduate teaching assistants for one academic year from September 2021, to assist with the thriving extra-curricular programme. We are keen to hear from candidates with a strong interest in hockey, football and cricket. This role would particularly suit someone who is keen to pursue a career in teaching. Duties will include supporting academic staff in the delivery of academic, extra-curricular and pastoral programmes in a variety of learning environments. For further details and full job description, please visit repton.org.uk

 

Contact - Candidates should submit a completed application form together with a letter outlining their suitability for the post to the human resources team at [email protected] A candidate information pack and application form are available to download from our website repton.org.uk

 

Closing Date – June 21

 

 

Job Title – Permanent Sports Coach

 

School/Organisation – The Leys School, Trumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 7AD

 

Details – Required for September 2021 for a minimum of one year, a sports coach to assist and support the work of the staff of the thriving games department at The Leys.  Responsibilities are predominately sports coaching year 9 to sixth form. Expertise in

hockey, netball, tennis or cricket would be advantageous. The Leys is a thriving school with a particularly friendly and supportive staff and pupil community. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an enhanced DBS check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance. Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK required as applicable. The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.

 

Contact - For further details visit our website www.theleys.net or call 01223 508955 or email [email protected] Applications, including covering letter, should be submitted to the HR Department, The Leys School, Cambridge, CB2 7AD. Initial interviews will be held during the week beginning June 21 to be followed by an on-site interview day, subject to government guidance and Covid-19 restrictions.

 

Closing Date – Friday June 18

 

 

Job Title – Director of Sport

 

School/Organisation – Colston’s School, Bell Hill, Stapleton, Bristol BS16 1BJ

 

Details – This is a fantastic opportunity to undertake an important leadership role in a thriving co-educational day school on the outskirts of Bristol with a prestigious history in sport. We are proud of our international sporting reputation, including our provision of players to the highest levels in a range of sports. It is at the heart of the Colston’s commitment to holistic education, where we provide a wide range of opportunities for all pupils. The major sports currently provided for pupils are hockey and cricket, with boys taught rugby and girls netball. We support a number of elite athletes in these and other pursuits, offering the Elite Tennis Programme and a number of additional sports opportunities. The director of sport will report to the assistant headmaster (co-curricular) with the opportunity to lead our sporting provision and drive sporting initiatives across the whole school. We welcome applications from sports teachers with an expertise in any of our major sports.  The director of sport will work alongside the head of PE to lead a talented team of specialist PE teachers, as well as a wider team of non-PE teachers, sports assistants and specialist sports coaches, who together provide an extensive sporting programme for our students. This post is offered from the Spring term 2022. The school occupies a glorious thirty-acre campus and has all of its facilities onsite, including seven rugby pitches, six tennis courts, an astroturf, a dance studio, two squash courts, a fitness suite and a sports hall, currently undergoing significant modernisation and renovation. The school is easily accessible from the M32 and has approximately 800 students aged from 3 to 18. We are proud of our high academic standards and our innovative approach to the development of teaching and learning across the school. We value the range of opportunities we provide for our pupils outside the classroom. In our recent ISI report the school was judged excellent in all areas; raw examination results are consistently good, value-add scores are high and we have waiting lists in most year groups.

 

Salary - You will receive a competitive salary and other benefits include free lunches during term time, free on-site parking and use of the school’s gym facilities. The school also offers a staff discount on tuition fees.

 

Contact - Informal enquiries can be made by emailing the assistant head (co-curricular) at [email protected] For further details visit www.colstons.bristol.sch.uk

 

Closing Date – June 10

 

 

Job Title – Head of Netball (Part-Time)

 

School/Organisation – The Leys School, Trumpington Road, Cambridge CB2 7AD

 

Details – We are looking for an experienced head of netball to cover maternity leave from September 2021 for a minimum of seven months. The successful candidate will offer quality netball coaching for all ages and abilities as well as be responsible for the administration of netball in the school. They will be responsible for driving forward achievement and participation within a school that has a tradition of excellence in the game. The ability to coach other sports will be essential. The Leys is a thriving school with a particularly friendly and supportive staff and pupil. This is a temporary, part time role and term time only and will include Saturday teaching.

 

Contact - For further details visit our website www.theleys.net or call 01223 508955 or email [email protected]

 

Closing Date – Midday May 27. Interviews will be held during the week commencing 7th June 2021.  

 

 

Job Title – Head of Hockey

 

School/Organisation – Queen Margaret’s School, Escrick Park, York, North Yorkshire YO19 6EW

 

Details – Sport is central to the lives of QM girls. The PE department is made up of specialist staff who provide tuition and coaching in a variety of sports. Competitive matches are arranged in the following: lacrosse, hockey, netball, swimming, tennis, rounders, athletics, cricket, badminton, squash and the pentathlon disciplines (running, swimming, shooting, fencing and riding). Girls are also able to participate in aerobics, fitness, basketball, trampolining, gymnastics and golf. We are looking for an experienced, inspirational and enthusiastic sports coach, specialising in Hockey, with a level 2 hockey coaching qualification and an umpiring award.  Ideally you will have played hockey to a high level yourself. The skills to coach either netball or lacrosse are also desirable and it is essential that you have the ability to coach one of athletics, cricket, rounders and/or tennis in the summer term.

 

Contact - Please apply using the school’s application form (available on  queenmargarets.com/careers) and enclose a covering letter explaining why you are interested in the post and what you believe you will bring to the role.

 

Closing Date – May 24

 

Job Title – Director of Sport

 

School/Organisation – Aysgarth School. Newton Le Willows. Bedale. North Yorkshire. DL8 1TF

 

Details – We are seeking an outstanding director of sport to lead the development of physical education and games throughout the school. The successful candidate will nurture a passion for sport in all pupils and will build upon the school’s excellent sporting reputation. This is a rare and exciting opportunity in one of the country’s leading independent preparatory schools. Aysgarth is a traditional boarding prep school for boys.  The staff team is very committed, talented and work closely together. Boys at Aysgarth go on to some of the most selective senior schools in the country, including Eton, Harrow and various other well known national boarding schools. Class sizes range from 7 to 15 (with the average being 12). The classrooms are well equipped and resourced and expectations are high.  The boys are well disciplined and are keen to learn and progress. The school offers a very full curriculum including sports, performing and creative arts, and a wide range of hobbies and activities.

 

Contact – Please visit www.aysgarthschool.com/contact-us/job-vacancies or contact Kate Wiggins, the Headmaster’s PA, should you require further information  

[email protected]

 

Closing Date – May 17

 

 

Job Title – Director of Sport

 

School/Organisation – Pipers Corner School, Great Kingshill, High Wycombe, Bucks HP15 6LP

 

Details – We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious and inspirational graduate teacher to lead our committed and talented physical education (PE) department from September 2021 or January 2022. The director of sport will work with the department to ensure that the quality of teaching is at its very best, leading on new learning and teaching innovations in the subject. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to take on physical education at this academically successful and thriving girls’ independent school.

 

Salary – Competitive, dependent on experience

 

Contact - An application form and recruitment information can be downloaded from our website www.piperscorner.co.uk or obtained from the human resources manager, email [email protected] Completed application forms and a covering letter should be addressed to the Headmistress and returned to the HR department via the email address above.

 

Closing Date – Friday May 7

 

 

Job Title – Teacher of PE & Head of Football

 

School/Organisation – Reading Blue Coat School, Holme Park, Sonning on Thames, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6SU

 

Details – Founded in 1646, Reading Blue Coat is a leading independent day school of 785 pupils - 705 boys aged 11 – 18 and a further 80 girls in the co-educational sixth form. The school is located on a beautiful 46 acre campus in the village of Sonning, just outside Reading. The school employs over 170 staff, of whom 50% are academic staff. The school provides a stimulating, friendly and supportive atmosphere in which each pupil can realise his or her full intellectual, physical and creative potential. An enthusiastic, inspiring, well-qualified teacher and sports coach, specialising in football, with outstanding subject knowledge is required from September 2021. All pupils in years 7 to 11 receive a double period of practical physical education every week, where the emphasis is on learning and developing the core skills in a variety of activities. All pupils throughout the school participate in one games’ afternoon each week where the main focus is the major sports for that term. We have an enviable reputation both locally and nationally for the high quality of our sports teams. Our facilities are excellent and sport plays a key role in developing every pupil’s potential. Major sports are athletics, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rowing and rugby.  Football is one of the school’s flagship sports and the head of football works in close harmony with the director of sport and head of physical education. We have 20 teams competing during the spring term, with fixtures on Saturday mornings and midweek (including cup competitions).  Our opposition are a combination of independent, state and boarding schools from the local area and beyond. Our teams frequently triumph in county cups and other competitions. The U15s tour each year to Ligugé (the town twinned with Sonning) and La Rochelle in France. During the autumn and summer terms you will also be required to lead school teams, under the guidance of the heads of those sports. You will hold a good honours degree relevant to the teaching aspects of the role and a football coaching qualification commensurate with the head of football role. The ability to teach physical education to A-level would also be a significant advantage. Applications are welcome from NQT’s. The school provides a stimulating and vibrant environment in which to teach and you will join a highly committed and enthusiastic academic team in an educational setting where sport plays a leading role.

 

Salary - We offer an excellent salary and benefits package, dependent on qualifications and experience.

 

Contact - Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website  www.rbcs.org.uk/vacancies or contact the human resources manager. Phone 0118 933 5813 pr email [email protected]  Applications must be submitted to the email address above by CV or an application form and accompanied by your covering letter. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

 

Closing Date – April 26

 

 

Job Title – Graduate Sports & PE Assistant

 

School/Organisation – Reading Blue Coat School, Holme Park, Sonning on Thames, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6SU

 

Details – Founded in 1646, Reading Blue Coat is a leading independent day school of 785 pupils - 705 boys aged 11-18 and a further 80 girls in the co-educational sixth form. The school is located on a beautiful 46 acre campus in the village of Sonning, just outside Reading. The school employs over 170 staff, of whom 50% are academic staff. We provide a stimulating, friendly and supportive atmosphere in which each pupil can realise his or her full intellectual, physical and creative potential. To start in September 2021, this is a fantastic opportunity for an outstanding, enthusiastic and committed recent university graduate to join our thriving physical education department, which has a national reputation for success across a range of sports. The successful candidate will work closely with the director of sport and head of physical education, as well as other integral members of the department to ensure our pupils maximise performance, health and well-being outcomes through their participation in their nominated activities. You will also support the wider co-curricular, pastoral and academic programmes at the school. All pupils in years 7 to 11 receive a double period of practical physical education every week, where the emphasis is on learning and developing the core skills in a variety of activities. All pupils throughout the school participate in one games afternoon each week where the main focus is on the major sports for that term. We have an enviable reputation both locally and nationally for the high quality of our sports teams. Our facilities are excellent and sport plays a key role in developing every pupil’s potential. Major sports are athletics, cricket, football, hockey, netball, rowing and rugby. Whether you are looking for experience in sports coaching/leadership or a potential career in teaching, we will consider applications from candidates with a passion for any of our major sports. You will hold a good honours degree and will preferably have already obtained relevant coaching qualifications accredited by sports’ governing bodies. You will be encouraged and supported to obtain further professional qualifications during your year with us. The school provides a stimulating and vibrant environment in which to learn and you will join a highly committed and enthusiastic academic team in an educational setting where sport plays a leading role.

 

Salary - We offer an excellent salary and benefits package and subsidised accommodation is available on campus.

 

Contact - Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website  www.rbcs.org.uk/vacancies or contact the human resources manager. Phone 0118 933 5813 pr email [email protected]  Applications must be submitted to the email address above by CV or an application form, and accompanied by your covering letter. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

 

Closing Date – April 26

 

 

Job Title – Director of Sport

 

School/Organisation – Lordswood Boys School, Hagley Road, Harbourne, Birmingham B17 8BJ

 

Details – Our new school opened in March 2020 and the new department facilities will be yours to manage and oversee. The sports facilities are world class and include a full-size floodlit 4G pitch with every conceivable accessory, a new sports hall, shared tennis courts, on site, with The Priory Tennis Club and extensive playing fields. You will have a team of committed colleagues to lead, including a highly experienced and outstanding subject team leader for PE. LBS has achieved a third successive year of outstanding results as we await our first Ofsted Inspection as a CAT school. We believe we are an outstanding school. Our 2021 outcomes will likely see both English and maths achieving over 90% passes. The school is expanding rapidly. We have received over 263 positive preferences for Year 7 in September 2021 against our PAN of 120.

 

Contact - For information and application forms email [email protected] or phone 01214 642837

 

Closing Date – April 19

 

 

Job Title – Teacher of PE

 

School/Organisation – Appleton School, Croft Road, Benfleet, Essex SS7 5RN

 

Details – Required from Sep 2021, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated teacher of PE with the ability to deliver netball, hockey and athletics. The successful candidate will have a degree in sports science or equivalent and ideally will be able to teach KS4 theory.

 

Contact – Visit www.theappletonschool.org or phone 01268 794215

 

Closing Date – April 12

 

 

School/Organisation – St John’s School Leatherhead. Epsom Road. Leatherhead. Surrey KT22 8SP

 

Details – Required for September 2021, a well-qualified and suitably experienced candidate to lead, coach and develop the rugby at the School. The director of rugby will work with the head and the director of sport to design and implement a strategic plan for rugby across all age groups and abilities and will play an important role in the collective direction of the sports department. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fun, forward-thinking school which is committed to academic and sporting excellence; continual development of staff; and innovative teaching and learning strategies. This is within the context of outstanding pastoral care and co-curricular provision to ensure the best possible holistic pupil experience. If you like to work collaboratively and welcome the opportunity to develop as a practitioner, we offer a comprehensive induction and CPD programme for all levels of staff, competitive remuneration package and outstanding, well-equipped facilities.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute fully to the pastoral and co-curricular life of the school.

 

Contact - Further details and an application form are available from our website www.stjohnsleatherhead.co.uk or by contacting the HR department on 01372 231426, email [email protected]

 

Closing Date – March 18

 

 

Job Title – Teacher of PE & Games (Head of Rugby)

 

School/Organisation – King’s Rochester, Satis House, Boley Hill, Rochester, Kent ME1 1TE

 

Details – King’s Rochester seeks to appoint an excellent teacher of PE and games from September 2021, who will make a significant contribution to the whole school sports programme as head of rugby. This is an exciting role with the appointed applicant becoming a key member of staff in a progressive and forward-thinking department. Interviews will be held on 18th March 2021. The PE and Games department at King’s encourages a fully inclusive culture of sport across the whole school. The department aims to ensure all pupils understand the physical, mental and social benefits of sport and physical activity as well as inspiring pupils to remain engaged long after they leave the school. Pupils are afforded the opportunity to participate in regular competitive sport through a well-planned and thorough fixture list in rugby, hockey and cricket (boys) and hockey, netball and cricket (girls). Rowing is also a major sport at King’s and takes place across all three terms. Regular fixtures take place during games afternoons and on Saturdays. In addition to this, an extensive games programme allows pupils to take part in a wide range of sports and activities during timetabled lessons and, as part of the school’s co-curricular programme.

 

Contact – Further details via https://www.kings-rochester.co.uk/about/staff-vacancies

 

Closing Date – March 10

 

Job Title – Director of Sport

 

School/Organisation – Danes Hill School, Leatherhead Road, Oxshott, Surrey KT22 0JG

 

Details – Following the promotion of the current director of sport to a position in the UAE, Danes Hill is seeking to recruit a highly qualified, experienced and driven individual who will lead one of the most successful sports departments in the co-educational preparatory school sector. The Director of Sport will be responsible for developing the strategy, leadership and direction of sport throughout the school which occupies a campus of 55 acres and benefits from the most impressive sports facilities both inside and out. For further details check out the video at https://youtu.be/azDE09lgVAo

 

Contact - Should you be interested in applying, please complete the application form that is on the Danes Hill website by Monday 22 February 2021 and email it to Mrs Sonal Chatrath [email protected] 

 

Closing Date – Monday February 22

 

 

Job Title – Teacher of Sport

 

School/Organisation – Thames Christian School, Wye Street, London SW11 2HB

 

Details – A rare opportunity for an individual with a passion for sport to join a stable staff team with excellent career development opportunities afforded by a growing school moving to a new purpose-built state of the art premises. If you would like a teaching job in a small independent school with a positive challenge along with the freedom to be inspirational and make a difference, we want to hear from you. The successful applicant will teach sport across KS3 and KS4 with the addition KS5 from September 2021. The sports teacher will be supported by specialist coaches and sports assistants. Pupils have the opportunity to take part in at least four hours of sports lessons each week with additional opportunities for sport after school and during the Friday afternoon clubs programme. Teams regularly represent Thames in matches and tournaments, as well as competing in regional and national Independent Schools Association, borough and London-wide competitions. Sports typically include athletics, badminton, basketball, cricket, cross country, dance, football, gym, hockey, netball, rugby and table tennis. Clubs include sports such as self-defence, squash and tennis. Extensive use is made of facilities close to the school. These include a brand new 4G all-weather Astroturf pitch, pitches on Wandsworth Common, two large, fully equipped sports halls, one of which also offers a gym and a mirrored dance studio with a sprung floor. Our new school building will be adjacent to a multi-use games area. Thames is a thriving mainstream school with a two stream entry founded in 2000 for pupils aged 11-16. Its close proximity to Clapham Junction station means that pupils come from a wide catchment area. A brand-new purpose-built premises is under construction adjacent to Clapham Junction Station and is on schedule for completion in autumn 2021. This will expand the school to a three-stream entry with a sixth form and provide excellent career opportunities for staff. Applications are welcome from passionate teachers wanting to make a difference in a very different setting both early or later in their careers. Thames has an excellent CPD programme.

 

Salary - GBP £40,000 - £50,000 per year (Salary according to experience, competitive with pension, private medical insurance and staff fee discount)

 

Contact - Applications should be on our own application form and sent to [email protected]. CVs on their own will not be considered. Full details about the post, application form and information about the school are available at https://www.thameschristianschool.org.uk/information/

 

Closing Date – As soon as possible - applications will be considered on receipt and interviews may occur at any stage so we recommend early application.

 

School/OrganisationBishop’s Hatfield High School, Woods Avenue, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL10 8NL

 

Details – Required for April or September 2021, the school is seeking to appoint a well-qualified teacher of physical education. You will be required to teach across the age and ability range in a faculty that achieves excellent results and high standards. A full range of enrichment clubs is offered and sports teams are fielded regularly for competitions at district and county level. Supporting, training and supervising these teams will be an integral part of the role. We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative individual to join an outstanding and committed health faculty which promotes healthy minds in healthy bodies. The ability to teach other subjects may also prove valuable – see our website for the full range of subjects offered at the school. We will discuss specific subject expertise at interview based on information provided in the application form. NQTs are welcome to apply. This is an exciting opportunity to join the school at a time of growth and development. Our progress 8 and attainment 8 figures are above average and we aim even higher.

 

Contact - Please see the job description on our website for more detail www.bishophatfield.herts.sch.uk

 

Closing Date – January 25

 

Job Title – Director of Sport

 

School/Organisation – Reigate Grammar School, Reigate Road, Reigate, Surrey RH2 0QS

Details – We are seeking an exceptional individual to continue the expansion and success of sport at RGS. You will be a dynamic and innovative individual who strives for continual improvement. You will have proven leadership and management experience and extensive knowledge of sport and leisure and its role in education. The RGS Leadership Development Programme is open to all ambitious colleagues seeking future promotion and also offers an additional financial allowance. Accommodation available if required.

 

Salary - RGS offers a competitive salary scale.

 

Contact - For further details and an application form, please visit: rgs.to/jobs or email [email protected]

 

Closing Date – January 20

 

Job Title – Head of PE

 

School/Organisation – IES Breckland, Crown Street, Brandon, Suffolk IP27 0PE

 

Details – Due to the promotion of the existing post holder, we are seeking to appoint an outstanding head of PE who will share our determination to transform the life chances of our students. We are looking for a highly effective colleague who works hard and has high standards. We currently have 516 students on roll and this will rise considerably in the coming years as a local authority two-phased expansion plan takes place. The expansion plan includes an investment in new teaching facilities, with phase 1 due to be completed by September 2022. We are an outward thinking team, striving for constant improvement, to be the best we can be. We work closely together, finding links within each subject and promoting these through our integrated curriculum. Exam results within the faculty are good and improving, and students enjoy their learning.

 

Contact - Further details and an application form can be found on our website at https://www.breckland.iesschools.co.uk/about-us/vacancies/ Applications should be sent to [email protected]

 

Closing Date – January 18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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