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Job Title – Director of Sport


School/Organisation – Queen’s Gate School, 133 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5LE


Details – Queen’s Gate is a thriving GSA day school for girls aged 4 –18 and is ideally situated in central London to take advantage of the many educational opportunities on offer. The PE department makes full use of many excellent local sporting facilities. Pupils represent the borough at a variety of sports at the London Youth Games and others compete at national level. We have successful netball, hockey and rounders teams and we are renowned for the success of our cross country squad. Girls have also achieved success in the biathlon at national and European levels. Early morning clubs, a fencing academy, rowing, tennis academy and sporting trips are all features of the PE department. We wish to appoint from September 1 2018, a highly motivated, talented, dynamic and ambitious physical education teacher to lead our department. The department has enjoyed much success and is now reviewing its future direction. The successful candidate will be an effective PE specialist who is flexible and able to inspire pupils, promoting the subject and its extensive extra-curricular programme throughout the junior and senior schools and possessing expert coaching skills in at least one or more of our sports. The director of sport is a key appointment and  will be expected to provide excellent interpersonal management and have the ambition and vision to continue the development of this outstanding department.  


Contact - When completed the application form should be sent together with a covering letter address to the Principal by email to to arrive no later than Wednesday, 28th February 2018. Details may also be found on our website


Closing Date – February 28


Job Title – Head of Junior School PE


School/Organisation – Blackheath High School


Details – Applications are invited from well-qualified and passionate teachers for this opportunity to join a thriving and successful PE department. Blackheath High School is an inspiring school characterised by the warmth of its community and its aspirational, outward-looking approach. Students benefit from the wider opportunities offered by the GDST and PE is a popular subject in the school. The successful candidate will demonstrate an equal passion for their subject and working with young students. Staff are expected to contribute fully to our co-curricular programme. Rated “excellent” in our most recent ISI Inspection (2014), Blackheath High School is a dynamic and innovative school where co-curricular activities are valued, pastoral care is strong and achievement is high. Blackheath High School is fortunate to be part of the Girls’ Day School Trust group of schools, with a long history of educating a rich social and cultural blend of students, thus reflecting the cosmopolitan character of London itself. Our ethos is aspirational, outward-looking and inclusive. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and the buzz of Canary Wharf.


Salary - Salary is in accordance with the GDST national scale (according to qualifications and experience), higher than the maintained sector salary scale. Other benefits include a laptop, iPad, a staff discount for own daughters and an interest-free season ticket loan. 


Contact - For further details and an application form please visit Completed application forms to be returned to Mrs S Read at


Closing Date – February 23 2018. Interviews will be held TBC


Job Title – Sports Graduate in Residence


School/Organisation – Queenswood School, Shepherd’s Way, Brookmans Park, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 7EL


Details – Required for September 2018, this job may suit a young person taking a gap year who may be considering a future in physical education or sport. This role is a great opportunity to gain valuable work experience and training in a highly successful and professional environment. The successful applicant will have the ability to support the physical education department in the delivery of some or all of the following sports – netball, hockey, badminton, cricket and athletics is desirable. Applicants with expertise in hockey and/or netball will be considered more favourably. Accommodation and meals are provided during the term time. All graduate assistant teachers of sport are expected to play a full role in the life of the school outside the classroom, including one evening boarding house duty per week. Queenswood is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and all applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service


Contact - For further details and to apply please go to Apply immediately.  Applications will be considered upon receipt.


Closing Date – Interviews to take place week commencing 19 February 2018


Job Title – Head of Rugby


School/Organisation – The Leys School. Trumpington Road. Cambridge CB2 2AD


Details – We are looking for a well-qualified, talented and energetic individual to take responsibility for rugby from September 2018. The successful applicant will be responsible for driving forward achievement and participation within a school that has a tradition of excellence in the game. The possibility of some teaching within the academic timetable, dependent on subject specialism and experience, as well as involvement in the pastoral care of pupils may be available. The ability to coach other sports will 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.


Contact - For further details of the position, school and application procedure please visit our website or contact the director of sport James Clark or 01223 508523. Applications should be submitted to The Headmaster, The Leys School, Cambridge, CB2 7AD or


Closing Date – Noon on Thursday February 8


Job Title – Head of PE


School/Organisation – Berkhamsted School


Details – We are seeking a well-qualified, proactive and enthusiastic teacher of physical education to act as head of physical education and to manage the academic and curriculum physical education programme in a busy, innovative and thriving department. The successful candidate should have had previous experience teaching/organising/leading at GCSE and A Level. A willingness to enter fully into all aspects of school life is essential.  Further details can be found on our website


Contact - Completed application forms should be emailed to


Closing Date – February 18


Job Title – Director of Sport


School/Organisation – Newland House School, Waldegrave Park, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 4TQ


Details – An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, dynamic and committed director of sport in our prep school. The successful candidate will lead the team of teaching staff and coaches to develop sporting excellence alongside the participation of pupils of all abilities for their enjoyment, health and lifelong engagement; together with managing all aspects of the teaching and learning process in physical education within the overall aims of the school. In addition, they will be required to set and maintain high educational and moral standards, undertake other appropriate duties as may be required, participate in and support the school in organising its varied activities. As a teacher at Newland House School, you will support the school’s aim in ensuring that we provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced, covering the academic, artistic and physical elements that are crucial for the development of the whole child. We set high standards of learning for all the children in a caring and supportive environment and you will help to promote our ethos in encouraging enquiring minds and building pupil’s strengths, interests and experiences. We pride ourselves in fostering excellent home/school relationships with parents and the candidate will be expected to have strong communication skills. Newland House School is a successful, flourishing co-educational independent day school for children from 4 to 13 years, based in Twickenham in south west London. Further information about the school, a job specification and person specification and an application form may be found on our website


Salary - The post merits a salary commensurate with the role and the successful applicant's relevant experience.


Contact - Completed applications should be sent to Alka Soni, HR and Compliance Manager at by the closing date. No late applications will be accepted. No agencies please.


Closing Date – February 19


Job Title – Head of PE and Sports Teacher


School/Organisation – Rokeby School. George Road. Kingston upon Thames. Surrey. KT2 7PB


Details – Rokeby is a highly successful Surrey prep school for boys, providing a first-rate education, enabling pupils to move onto some of the best schools in the country. We are seeking an excellent and dynamic head of PE and sports teacher who will be responsible for organising and arranging all aspects of the PE curriculum at the school. You will be part of a specialist team. The role includes assisting the director of sport in managing the department as part of the overall sports programme for the school.  The role holder will also be a games (sports) teacher with weekly commitments to teaching and support the wider school’s sports programme. There are excellent opportunities for CPD.


Contact - Visit to download a job description, application form and discover more about Rokeby School


Closing Date – January 29


Job Title – Junior School PE and Girls Games PE Coordinator


School/Organisation – Exeter School, Victoria Park Road, Exeter, Devon EX2 4NS


Details – Required for Sep 2018, the appointed candidate will be a highly successful and experienced PE and girls’ games specialist with a proven track record of outstanding and enthusiastic key stage 2 classroom practice. A willingness to contribute to the broader life of this busy and vibrant independent day school is essential.


Contact - Applications should include a completed Exeter School application form, a covering letter, addressed to the Junior School headmistress Mrs Sue Marks and a current CV. Please send completed applications to Headmistress’ PA Mrs Ruth Sherrell. Tel: 01392 258738, email:


Closing Date – January 26


Job Title – Temporary Coach/Teacher of PE


School/Organisation – Bromley High School, Blackbrook Lane, Bickley, Bromley, Kent BR1 2TW


Details – Bromley High School, a highly successful independent day school for girls, is seeking a creative and enthusiastic coach/teacher of PE (ideally with hockey experience) on a one-year temporary basis. In this rewarding role you will teach physical education at GCSE and A-Level (AQA Board). Some teaching of examination classes may be available to a suitably qualified candidate. The department prides itself on the extensive extra-curricular programme on offer and you will be expected to lead some of the regular sports activities and team practices held after school and at lunchtimes and to assist with fixtures or tournaments after school and occasionally on Saturdays. Facilities for sport at Bromley High School are superb. The school is set on a 25-acre site and outdoor facilities consist of one full size astroturf, six netball/eight tennis floodlit courts, plus a 400m grass running track. Indoor facilities consist of an impressive 25 metre, six-lane swimming pool, a traditional gymnasium and a large and well-equipped sports hall. Bromley High School is part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, with 23 schools and two academies throughout England and Wales. The school benefits from a wide range of national sporting competitions through the GDST rallies programme. The school is regularly very successful in these competitions both at junior and senior level. Bromley High School is a selective independent school of 860 girls, occupying a 25-acre parkland site in leafy Bickley in Kent. Easily accessible by train from central London, it offers space to breathe with the convenience of the city on its doorstep. The successful candidate will have experience of contributing to a high level programme of games and activities. In return, we can offer you a range of benefits including: Competitive salaries and pay progression access to extensive professional development opportunities, training grants for qualifications, generous pension schemes, free life assurance benefit, free school lunches, a discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools, childcare vouchers, interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans, a cycle-to-work scheme plus competitive terms and conditions of employment.


Contact - Please apply sending a covering letter and completed application form to Application forms may be obtained from


Closing Date – January 19


Job Title – Director of Netball


School/Organisation – Haileybury School, Hertford


Details – Director of netball required for September 2018. A highly-qualified and inspirational director of netball to lead an ambitious and successful netball programme for girls between the ages of 11 and 18. The role involves working with both ends of the ability spectrum with both national level players as well as enthusiastic beginners. All staff members contribute to the outstanding pastoral care and dynamic co-curricular life of our school.


Contact - Further details and an application form are available from the recruitment section of our website:; or by contacting the Master’s PA, Denise Matthews 01992 706482, email:


Closing Date – January 22


Job Title – Director of Sport


School/Organisation – Bristol Grammar School


Details – The director of sport will build upon the school’s impressive sporting legacy, setting and implementing a new strategic direction for sport across and throughout the school (4-18). They will be responsible for all aspects of school sport and all aspects of curriculum games provision, setting sport’s strategic direction in conjunction with the head and overseeing and monitoring its daytoday delivery and management. Sport at BGS must involve the promotion of an inclusive sporting programme for all students of all abilities, as well as the promotion of sporting excellence.   The director of sport is expected to take an active lead in ensuring the highest quality experience for all involved in school sport: students, teachers, coaches and parents. BGS on-site facilities are superb. The sports centre houses a large indoor hall, internal climbing wall, four glass-backed squash courts, newly refurbished strength and conditioning facilities, and a number of multipurpose areas and a designated teaching base. The school’s extensive games facilities are equally impressive. Located four miles away at Failand, there are some fifty acres of grass pitches, two floodlit astroturf hockey pitches, six netball and sixteen tennis courts, athletic areas and an impressive sports pavilion. The school has recently developed these facilities further with the addition of a 3G artificial pitch. Full role job details and an application form may be obtained from the school’s website:


Contact - To apply please complete an application form and a monitoring form. This should be accompanied by a brief covering letter addressed to the Headmaster, Mr R I MacKinnon. Please send to the HR Department, (Bristol Grammar School, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR). Please note a PDF version of the application is preferable, however if you experience problems with the PDF, a word version is available.


Closing Date – January 15


Job Title – Director of Sport & Exercise


School/Organisation – Benenden School. Cranbrook. Kent TN17 4AA


Details – Benenden is seeking an outstanding individual for the role of director of sport and exercise. The successful candidate will take a significant strategic role in the life of this busy and successful girls’ boarding school, leading and developing our extensive programme of sport and exercise. They will lead a team that consists of the head of PE (who has responsibility for academic and curriculum PE) and heads of sport to ensure that both performance and participation sport are delivered through a lively, challenging and evolving programme for all pupils. The director of sport and exercise will teach a reduced timetable and contribute fully to the life of the department and the school. Applicants from a variety of sports backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Benenden has been one of the leading boarding schools in Britain for more than 90 years. We were founded in 1923 and are situated in 240 acres of attractive parkland in Kent. There are 544 girls in the school, aged 11-18, with approximately 180 of those in the sixth form. Benenden is at the forefront of girls’ education in the UK, with recent innovations including the Benenden Diploma, a bespoke curriculum for our youngest two year groups, and the Professional Skills Programme, teaching the sixth form skills for the workplace. We are an ambitious school, with recent developments including a state-of-the-art Science Centre and an all-weather sports pitch, and we are currently working to establish a new School Hall and Music School. Meals are provided to staff whilst on duty. The school’s leisure facilities, including a fitness gym and swimming pool are available for staff to use.


Salary - Benenden offers its own generous pay structure, responsibility allowances and benefits. All staff joining the school are eligible to apply for on-site accommodation.


Contact - For more information and to apply, please download the application pack from our website by clicking the apply button. Completed applications to Mrs J Card, Head of HR & Compliance, Benenden School, Cranbrook, Kent TN17 4AA by 9:00am on 4 January 2018.


Closing Date – January 4


Job Title – Director of Sport


School/Organisation – Trent College, Nottingham


Details – Trent is a successful, selective day and boarding school in which every pupil is given the individual care and guidance which enables them to flourish at school and in later life. The school seeks to appoint a director of sport to lead and manage all aspects of sporting activity at Trent College. This is an outstanding opportunity for a charismatic leader who can efficiently manage a large and complex programme of physical activities in a school with a justified reputation for the quality and success of its provision. The successful candidate will build on this strong programme of sport, further developing the positive environment and culture of enthusiastic participation amongst all pupils.


Salary - The salary and benefits package is competitive and includes a generous school fee discount. Employees currently enjoy complimentary use of the excellent leisure and dining facilities plus free car parking.


Contact - Post details and an application form can be downloaded from  A completed application form and covering letter should be sent to Miss Emily O’Sullivan, HR Advisor, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD or email


Closing Date – January 5


Job Title – Head of PE


School/Organisation – Lawrence Sheriff School, Warwickshire


Details – The school is seeking to appoint an energetic and committed teacher to oversee the school’s examined and non-examined provision in physical education from Years 7-13 and to build on the already strong participation of students in sport and fitness.  The successful candidate would lead an immediate review of the PE curriculum in key stages 3-5 to ensure high quality curricular and extra-curricular provision within a contemporary school curriculum.  Hence the person appointed will be required to show vision, imagination and the ability to lead a programme of change.  Excellent leadership skills and the ability to work as part of a high performing team will also be an essential requirement for the post.


Contact - For the application pack and Subject Leaders’ Standards, please visit the school website under ‘Vacancies/Downloads’.  To apply, please complete and return the job application and equality details forms by e-mail.  


Closing Date – November 29


Job Title – Head of Girls Sport & Tennis


School/Organisation – Magdalen College School, Oxford


Details – Magdalen College School, founded in 1480, is one of the country’s leading independent day schools. We are seeking to appoint a motivated, enthusiastic and hard-working individual to help develop girls’ sport, including tennis, within the senior school from April 2018. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and proactive individual to make their mark in a busy and friendly team.


Contact - Further details of the position and a teaching staff application form can be found on the job vacancy link of the website The school’s teaching staff application form, full cv and a covering  letter  of  application,  should be e-mailed to Mrs Sarah Hunter, recruitment officer, ( by midday Monday 27th November 2017.


Closing Date – November 27


Job Title – Head of Girls PE and Games


School/Organisation – Nottingham High School


Details – We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic teacher to lead the delivery of girls’ sports within our physical education department. This is a full-time position, as maternity cover, for up to one year and will be available from February 2018. We could accommodate an April 2018 start for the appropriate candidate. For this leading role, the ability to coach hockey and netball to a high level and commit to our external fixtures and co-curricular programme are essential for this member of our successful team.


Contact - Further details are available on the School website


Closing Date – November 7










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