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Job Title – Netball Coach

 

School/Organisation – Berkhamsted School, 6 Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 3AA

 

Details – We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced netball coach to join our highly-successful netball programme. Full time, term time only for two terms (September 2020 to March 2021). The role is to inspire and challenge our talented and enthusiastic pupils ranging from year 3 – 13 across both the senior and prep school. This will involve both curriculum lessons and regular extra-curricular practices and fixtures, both after school and weekends.

 

Salary - We are offering an attractive package which includes free accommodation

 

Contact - Further details are available on the school website https://www.berkhamsted.com/about/work-with-us/vacancies/netball-coach/ Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Closing Date – April 26

 

Job Title – PE & Activities Teaching Assistants (with option of boarding duties)

 

School/Organisation – D’Overbroecks. 333 Banbury Road. Oxford. OX2 7PL

 

Details – We are seeking to appoint PE & Activities teaching assistants to join our PE & Activities staff team. Two of these positions are designed to be fully residential. In addition to their role in the PE & Activities department, the successful candidates will have a role as a boarding assistant in one of the school’s boarding houses. Accommodation within the boarding house is provided during the school’s term time in each case. The third position is available as a non-residential post, involving the same teaching assistant role, but without the boarding house duties. As a teaching assistant, the successful candidates will be required to assist the PE teachers with the running of a wide-ranging programme of PE and other activities throughout the school. For the residential posts, there is an expectation to support the heads of boarding house and to help with some aspects of the running of the house in which accommodation is provided. The role could present an excellent career development opportunity for PE enthusiasts who are considering a career in teaching and/or coaching. The successful candidates may have the opportunity to further their coaching qualifications through relevant courses. They will also be required to undertake a first aid qualification as well as the necessary training to gain a PCV qualification to enable them to drive a 17-seater minibus to transport students to and from sports and activities venues.

 

Salary - £15,000 per year (In addition, and as has already been mentioned, accommodation within one of the school’s boarding houses and meals are provided (during term time) for those undertaking residential, boar)

 

Contact - Details of the post and an application form are available on our website www.doverbroecks.com/posts

 

Closing Date – March 20

 

Job Title – Netball Coach

 

School/Organisation – Berkhamsted School, 6 Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire HP4 3AA

 

Details – We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced netball coach to join our highly-successful netball programme. Full time, term time only for two terms (September 2020 to March 2021). The role is to inspire and challenge our talented and enthusiastic pupils ranging from year 3 – 13 across both the senior and prep school. This will involve both curriculum lessons and regular extra-curricular practices and fixtures, both after school and weekends.

 

Salary - £12,000 for the contract period (seven months) plus free accommodation

 

Contact - Further details are available on the school website https://www.berkhamsted.com/about/work-with-us/vacancies/netball-coach/ Completed application forms should be emailed to [email protected]

 

Closing Date – March 19

 

Job Title – PE Teacher

 

School/Organisation – Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 8PH

 

Details – We are currently seeking someone to join our highly successful sports department to cover maternity leave.  This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified person to teach games and PE throughout the school and to support the director of sport. An ability to coach one of the major games (netball and hockey) to a high standard is essential. The position is due to start on 1st September 2020. The school has a strong sporting reputation and the girls and boys have been successful in regional and national tournaments in recent years. They also regularly undertake international sporting tours. The school has outstanding sporting facilities and also benefits from its close relationship with Wellington College. The candidate needs to have the relevant qualifications and teaching experience to be able to deliver engaging and high energy lessons, be reliable, loyal, trustworthy and have high levels of discretion and diplomacy, be self-motivated and well-organised, be flexible and adaptable, appreciating the wider picture of prep school life, work well in pressured environments, be able to communicate clearly with children, staff and parents, work well as part of a team, be computer literate and have a good sense of humour.

 

Contact - Candidates should provide a letter of application and a completed application form with supporting documents. You may also include a curriculum vitae. Completed applications should be received by 1pm on Wednesday March 18. Applications should be sent to Lisa Rutland, Headmaster’s Secretary, Eagle House, Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 8PH. If desired, contact may be made with the headmaster as follows: by telephone 01344 772134 or by email [email protected]

 

Closing Date – March 18

 

Job Title – Teacher of Sport & 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 760 pupils with 677 boys aged 11–18 and a further 83 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, overlooking the River Thames. The school employs over 170 staff, of whom 50% are academic staff. Reading Blue Coat 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 (majoring on football) with outstanding subject knowledge is required from September 2020. 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 of a plethora of activities. 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, rowing, rugby and girls’ hockey and netball. 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 PE. You will hold a good honours degree relevant to the teaching aspects of the role and high level football coaching qualifications required by the Football Association. Applications are welcome from NQTs. The school provides a stimulating and vibrant environment in which to teach and you will join a highly committed and enthusiastic academic team.

 

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, Tel: 0118 933 5813 email: [email protected]  Applications must be submitted to the email address above by CV or an application form, and accompanied by your covering letter.

 

Closing Date – Monday March 16

 

Job Title – Director of Sport

 

School/Organisation – Notre Dame School, Burwood House, Convent Lane, Cobham, KT11 1HA

 

Details – Notre Dame School is seeking to appoint a director of sport to provide professional leadership and management of the sports department, promoting and developing its academic and competitive reputation within the school and securing high quality teaching, effective use of resources and the highest standards of learning and achievement for all pupils. The successful applicant will be an accomplished participant in sport, a netball specialist, and an outstanding teacher with energy, enthusiasm and a genuine passion for inspiring young people in a thriving department. The school has outstanding sporting facilities which include playing fields, outdoor courts, all weather pitch, gymnasium, sports hall, fitness suite and a 25-metre indoor heated swimming pool. Each year our netball, hockey, rounders, athletics, tennis, swimming, biathlon and cross-country teams achieve great success at local, county and national levels. The director of sport will have excellent team leadership skills, with the capability to manage and inspire employees, high level communication skills and have an outstanding commitment to the development of sport. Set in 26 acres of beautiful parkland in Cobham, Notre Dame School nestles in a picturesque 18th century mansion beside the River Mole. Notre Dame is a Catholic School and is a Foundation of the Company of Mary Our Lady with an ethos shaped by the life and work of St Jeanne de Lestonnac.  Despite the tranquil setting Notre Dame School is a hive of activity, with over 600 children and teachers working hard in the important business of education. The school has an enviable reputation for the highest academic standards and a progressive, holistic, academic education that is underpinned by over 400 years of international educational tradition in 30 countries. Established in England in 1937, the school has always had the philosophy that the greatest success comes from knowing how to learn and how to ask the right questions; training pupils to take an active role in reaching and exceeding early expectations. From the vibrant nursery to the exciting sixth form, tomorrow's professionals acquire the skills, knowledge and qualifications that give them the best possible start in life.

 

Contact – Apply via school website www.notredame.co.uk

 

Closing Date – Wed March 11

 

Job Title – Head of PE

 

School/Organisation – Cobham Free School, Hurst Road, West Molesey, Surrey KT8 1QW

 

Details – We are seeking an enthusiastic, professional teacher, keen to grow their career in our innovative school.   The role is full or part time, the ability to teach a second subject would be valuable. Our school is growing in size in September 2020 and soon moving to superb, state of the art premises in Cobham - it's an exciting time to join our friendly staff team. As well as its own competitive pay scale, other benefits include small class sizes of up to 26 pupils, small sixth form tutor groups, holidays generally aligned to the independent sector, a stimulating environment where pupils enjoy learning and behaviour is excellent and a genuinely friendly environment where all staff and pupils are known to each other. Visits and/or informal discussions are most welcome, please contact Sonya Davies on 0330 330 0237 or [email protected]

 

Contact – For further details and an application form visit www.cobhamfreeschool.org.uk

 

Closing Date – March 9

 

Job Title – Head of Hockey

 

School/Organisation – Perse Upper School, Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 8QF

 

Details – The Perse School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and ambitious hockey coach to join an extremely successful, collaborative and enthusiastic team. This is a fabulous opportunity to motivate and inspire talented pupils, working within a very supportive and collegiate department. Pupils at the Perse School are ambitious, intelligent and industrious.

 

Contact - Full details about the school, its locality, teacher benefits and current teaching staff profiles can be viewed and downloaded from the school website: http://www.perse.co.uk/job-vacancies/

 

Closing Date – March 2

 

Job Title: Sports Graduate Assistant (x2)

 

School: Belmont Preparatory School (The Mill Hill School Foundation)

 

Details: An exciting opportunity to join Belmont Prep School’s dynamic PE & Games department as a graduate sports assistant on a one-year fixed term contract from 1 September 2020 - 31 August 2021.

 

Salary: £20,000

 

Contact: Application forms and further information on this role can be found on our website www.millhill.org.uk Email [email protected]  

 

Closing Date: Thursday 13 February

 

Interviews: Tuesday 25 February

 

Job Title – Teacher of PE

 

School/Organisation – Warwick School, Noke Drive, Redhill, Surrey RH1 4AD

 

Details – An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled, enthusiastic and ambitious teacher to join our dynamic and committed PE department from Easter, or before, to July 2020 for three days per fortnight. The successful candidate will work within this supportive environment to contribute to the success of our students and the development of the curriculum area up to key stage 4. The Warwick School is an ambitious, forward thinking 11 to 16 school, serving the Redhill area. We have excellent transport links being equally located between London and Brighton; Redhill mainline station is five minutes’ walk away and we are close to the M25/M23 motorways. The school is a member of the South East Surrey Schools Education Trust which is a partnership of The Ashcombe, Therfield and The Warwick Schools, each being successful, inclusive schools committed to work in collaboration for the benefit of their distinctive communities and those children and young people whom they serve. The school offers outstanding continuing professional development for its staff and the Trust will offer a range of opportunities for the right candidate to develop their practice and demonstrate their potential for promotion.

 

Contact - Visits to the school are welcome – please contact the HR officer [email protected], 01737 378444 or visit the school website www.warwick.surrey.sch.uk for further details.

 

Closing Date – February 10

 

Job Title – Head of PE

 

School/Organisation – Sheldon School, Hardenhuish Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire SH14 6NJ

 

Details – Sheldon School in Chippenham, Wiltshire, requires for September 2020 a suitably qualified and experienced teacher to take on the very important role of the head of the physical education faculty. We are seeking an outstanding teacher with the enthusiasm, vision and leadership skills to lead this successful faculty through its next stage of development. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is an excellent teacher with a proven record of raising attainment, ready to take the next step into a significant leadership post. S/he will have the ability to inspire, motivate and challenge. A high value is placed on physical education in the school and the resources are excellent. The successful candidate will join a dedicated and highly committed team. Sheldon is a high-performing school with a strong record of success. It is a very happy school, staff morale is high and a full programme of induction and support is offered. Our vision is to be a forward-thinking and outward-looking school. So, if you are a very good teacher with experience of empowering students and staff to achieve their best, this job could be for you. “The all-pervading caring ethos ensures that pupils are happy and able to thrive from the moment they arrive at school. The vibrant atmosphere created reflects the commitment to pupils’ enriching and positive school experiences.” Ofsted June 2017. We are situated in attractive parkland on the edge of the rapidly growing market town of Chippenham, surrounded by beautiful countryside. There are good rail and road links to London. We are five minutes from junction 17 on the M4 and a ten minute train journey to the beautiful Roman City of Bath.

 

Contact - Download an application form from the website www.sheldonschool.co.uk and submit, together with a letter of application, to [email protected]

 

Closing Date – February 12

 

Job Title – Teacher of PE (maternity cover) 0.4fte

 

School/Organisation – Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, London Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY2 6PR

 

Details – A-level teacher of physical education required for part-time maternity cover beginning at approximately Easter 2020 until January 2021. Knowledge of the theoretical aspects of the syllabus is essential as this out-ways the practical elements. Recent experience of teaching A-level law is desirable.

 

Salary - £24,098 - £39,329

 

Contact – Apply via www.shrewsburycollegesgroup.co.uk/

 

Closing Date – January 27

 

Job Title – Teacher of Girls PE

 

School/Organisation – Oldham Hulme Grammar School, Chamber Road, Oldham, Lancashire OL8 4BX

 

Details – Required for April 2020, a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher of PE. Working with the director of sport, it is hoped that the successful applicants will be able to share the teaching of physical education at all levels up to and including A level PE from our nursery to Year 13.

 

Contact – Apply via https://www.ohgs.co.uk/why-ohgs/staff-vacancies/

 

Closing Date – January 23

 

Job Title – Director of Sport

 

School/Organisation – Trinity School, Croydon, Surrey CR9 7AT

 

Details – Independent HMC day school of 1000 students 10-18, with a co-educational sixth form and shortlisted for Independent Senior School of the Year TES Awards 2019, Trinity is established as one of the leading schools for sport in London, with excellence across a wide range of sports and outstanding facilities. This has been achieved while maintaining our widely held reputation for strong pastoral care and academic success. We are seeking to appoint a director of sport who will take forward our delivery of sport in this context. The candidate we are looking for will likely be an exceptional coach, as well as a school leader.  

 

Contact – Apply via school website www.trinity-school.org

 

Closing Date – Jan 27

 

Job Title – Director of Hockey

 

School/Organisation – Clifton College, Bristol

 

Details – Clifton College is looking for an inspiring, enthusiastic and qualified coach to direct the delivery of our hockey programme for our pupils throughout the academic year. Clifton College has a strong reputation for hockey, producing international players as well as reaching national finals across various age groups for the last 15 years. The director of hockey will take responsibility for the running of girls and boys hockey in the upper school from September 2020. There is also the opportunity for a suitable candidate to teach physical education at IGCSE and A Level and/or the Level 3 BTEC National in Sport alongside this role. Sport at Clifton College has recently reviewed its structure with hockey as one of its elite sports, and we offer sports scholarships as part of the school’s performance sports programme. This allows hockey players additional training sessions as well as access to physiotherapy, strength and conditioning and 1:1 tutoring. The director of hockey will join a team of Directors of Sports who work together to ensure that there is a child-centred approach to the demands of school academics and sporting commitment. Clifton College already has links with surrounding national league hockey clubs and has recently set up its own club. The hockey facilities include two hybrid astroturfs and a water-based pitch as well as on-site facilities. The director of hockey will work closely with the director of sport but will be supported by the assistant director of hockey. Other specialised hockey staff include a specific goal-keeper coach and high-performance coach. The director of hockey will strive to enhance both participation and performance in hockey for girls and boys in the school. They will also manage a team of staff who, as well as experienced and qualified hockey coaches, will consist of many teachers who will need much guidance in coaching the sport. Recruitment of new hockey players to the school will also play a key part in this role and it is essential that the director of hockey establishes working relationships with our feeder prep schools as well as the England Hockey Performance Pathway.

 

Contact - If you would like an informal discussion about any aspect of the role and/or school, please contact the director of sport Mr Andrew Wagstaff [email protected]

 

Closing Date – Jan 26

 

Job Title – Director of Football

 

School/Organisation – Radnor House, Sevenoaks, Kent TN14 6AE

 

Details – An exciting new position is offered to develop and lead football for boys and girls at our rapidly growing and forward-thinking school from September 2020. Radnor House Sevenoaks is a co-educational prep and senior school with high aspirations. The sport at Radnor House Sevenoaks is at an exciting time as a result of growth in pupil numbers and significant investment in sports facilities. Additional staff are being recruited to introduce a gender-equal approach to sport, which will focus on both participation and performance in hockey, football, cricket and swimming for both boys and girls from ages 8-18. The director of football will work closely with the director of sport, head of prep PE and the directors of hockey, cricket and swimming in developing the school’s sports programme with a special focus on leading the football programme. By September 2020, the school’s new astroturf will have been completed providing a full-size hockey pitch. The all-weather surface will add to the school’s current facilities which include a newly refurbished fitness suite, sports hall, a 25-metre swimming pool with viewing gallery, two sets of hard courts and use of extensive grass playing fields. The school plans to develop additional playing fields which will include a pavilion, cricket wicket, grass athletics track, a rugby pitch and football pitches. Significant potential exists to develop football at Radnor House Sevenoaks with its investment in facilities, staffing and its desire to promote excellence in football for girls and boys equally as one of its focus sports. The director of football will enjoy the support of a strong and experienced team of PE teachers and coaches.

 

Contact - If you wish to apply for the role please send a completed application form including details of two referees to Kate Ratsma, HR Administrator, at [email protected], or by post to the school address.

 

Closing Date – Jan 20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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