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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


Job Title – Cricket Professional


School/Organisation – Kingston Grammar School. 70 London Road. Kingston. Surrey KT2 6PY


Details – Kingston Grammar School (KGS) has an extensive sporting history stretching back over 150 years, with cricket being played at the school since the mid-1800s. In recent years there has been a resurgence in the cricket programme at KGS, and in particular the recent rapid interest in girls’ cricket. To enhance our provision, we are looking for a high-quality cricket professional to work closely with our head of cricket to continue to develop both the winter and summer cricket programme for both boys and girls. The successful candidate would ideally have played high level cricket and hold at least a level 2 ECB coaching qualification. Experience of coaching groups of young players aged 11-18 years, ideally within both female and male coaching environments, is essential. The cricket professional will be expected to contribute fully to the cricket development plan and assist in developing the profile of KGS cricket throughout the county and help with talent identification. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our cricket team and to make a real difference to the cricket programme at KGS. Hours are flexible with some winter training February to April, and about 30 hours per week in the summer term.


Contact - If you would like to find out more please contact Sam Woodward, assistant director of sport, A job description, full person specification and application form can be downloaded below or by emailing Anne Collins,


Closing Date – October 30


Job Title – Head of Boys Hockey


School/Organisation – Kingston Grammar School. 70 London Road. Kingston. Surrey KT2 6PY


Details – Kingston Grammar School (KGS) has an extensive sporting history stretching back over 150 years, with hockey being played at the school since the mid-1800s. The school has produced many Olympians and international hockey players over the years and we are now looking for an inspirational, dynamic head of boys' hockey to continue this legacy. This is an exciting time for hockey at KGS with the appointment of our new director of hockey and on the recent success of our U18 boys becoming the national indoor champions for 2017. The successful candidate would ideally have experience of the England Hockey Player Pathway and have coached and/or played at national league level.  There is no requirement for the appointee to be a qualified teacher but the ability to teach academically would be desirable. The head of boys' hockey will be expected to contribute fully to the sport development plan and the wider life of the school. The role includes Saturday fixtures during term time, as well as pre-season training and tours both in the UK and internationally.


Salary - The school offers a competitive remuneration package, commensurate with qualifications and experience, in a fantastic working environment.


Contact - A job description, full person specification and application form can be downloaded via the vacancies section on our website at or by e-mailing Anne Collins at


Closing Date – October 30


Job Title – Director of Sport


School/Organisation – Warminster School


Details – We want an innovative and energetic person to lead the department and develop sport at the school (across both prep  and senior). The successful candidate will have energy, high standards, dynamism, excellent communication skills, and a record of high quality teaching/coaching at different age groups. The successful candidate will demonstrate the ability to lead and to communicate a vision for sport in schools. Sport is a vital component of the education at Warminster School and has improved here enormously in recent years. We want that to continue. This position offers a fine opportunity for a charismatic and ambitious person and would be ideal for someone looking for their first significant leadership appointment. Warminster School is committed to the development of its staff and runs its own middle and senior leadership development programmes. Experience of teaching GCSE & A Level PE would be an advantage.


Contact - For further details and an application form please contact Mrs Jenni Blair, Headmaster’s PA, on


Closing Date – October 9


Job Title – Teacher of Netball & PE


School/Organisation – Bishop’s Stortford College, 10 Maze Green Road, Bishop’s Stortford, Herts CM23 2PJ


Details – Are you looking to teach netball and PE within a friendly and vibrant independent school? Bishop’s Stortford College is a place of learning that provides an outstanding range of opportunities for developing well-rounded, skillful and happy young people. We pride ourselves on doing this in a beautiful environment with the best facilities. At the college, we are aware that it is the people who make this possible. It is their energy, imagination and enthusiasm that creates the opportunities, experiences and very special atmosphere for both pupils and staff to enjoy. We are seeking a talented and inspirational coach and teacher to join our team of specialist sports leaders in the college, which has a proud sporting tradition and ambition for the future. The successful candidate will have the technical understanding and the leadership skills necessary to maintain and develop the quality of our netball at all levels. The position could suit a recently qualified or more experienced teacher. The position becomes available from October 2017 for two to three terms.


Contact - A completed application form, letter of application and curriculum vitae should be sent by email to, or by post to: HR Department Bishops Stortford College 10 Maze Green Road Bishops Stortford Herts CM23 2PJ


Closing Date – October 2


Job Title – Basketball Coach/Umpire (Part-Time Vacancy)


School/Organisation – The Mary Erskine School, Edinburgh


Details – The Mary Erskine School is a leading GSA independent school for girls in Scotland’s capital city Edinburgh. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated player, preferably with coaching experience, but more importantly with the personality and drive to make a difference to our coaching programme. Essential tasks:

•Assist at basketball clubs and referee school matches on a Tuesday (4pm to 5.30 pm) and a Thursday (3.30pm–5pm)

•Ability to referee matches during practice and in competition

•Ability to assist in the delivery of Basketball sessions for S1 to S6 pupils

•Assist in the organisation of sessions, arranging equipment

•Ability to work with pupils with a range of abilities

•Feedback to lead teacher on performance of pupils where appropriate

•Communicate effectively with teacher in charge of basketball and other lead teachers

•Follow all school procedures regarding child protection, trips procedure and risk assessment

Desirable tasks -

•Appropriate coaching certificates and/or refereeing badges

•Member of the PVG scheme (ESMS to arrange, if necessary)

Sport is an integral part of everyday life at The Mary Erskine School and girls have the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports and are supported in their sporting endeavours both by staff and by qualified sports coaches.


Contact - A letter of application, addressed to Mrs Linda Moule, vice principal ESMS and Head of The Mary Erskine School Senior School, enclosing a full CV and the names and contact details of two referees, should be sent by email to or by post to the HR Administrator, Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4 3NT.


Closing Date – Wednesday September 6


Job Title – Head of Netball & Sports Coach (Girls’ Games)


School/Organisation – Wellingborough School. London Road. Wellingborough. Northamptonshire NN8 2BX


Details – We seek an enthusiastic netball coach to lead, coordinate and develop the netball coaching programme for the senior school. The successful candidate will also undertake coaching in other girls’ games which may include hockey, tennis and cricket, as directed by the director of sport. The successful candidate will also be required to support the school fixture programme, both mid-week and weekends. Hours of work - 12-16 hours per week, to include mid-week and weekend fixtures and after school practices.


Salary - Based on an average of 14 hours per week, fixed term mid-September 2017 to mid-July 2018 - £7,770 to £11,655 - dependent on experience.


Contact - Further details and application form may be downloaded from our website  Please can interested applicants complete the application form and return it, along with a covering letter, to Karen Harrison, HR Manager, Wellingborough School, Irthlingborough Road, Wellingborough. NN8 2BX Applications by e-mail are welcome and should be sent to (Other forms of applications will not be accepted)  


Closing Date – August 31


Job Title – Director of Sport


School/Organisation – Thornton College, Milton Keynes, Bucks MK17 0HJ


Details – Thornton College is a highly successful school situated in 25 acres of beautiful parkland, just outside Milton Keynes on the Northants/Bucks border. The school has grown from strength to strength over the past decade and the demand for places is at an all-time high with waiting lists in most year groups. Numerous major developments have recently taken place including an award-winning science and prep classroom building, expressive arts studio and pre-prep department. A new sixth form opened in September 2016. Thornton’s sporting philosophy has a commitment to sport for all - giving every child the opportunity to find and engage in a sport they enjoy. At the same time, we compete on a local and regional level and have an enviable track record. We are seeking to employ a well-qualified individual who will have responsibility for all aspects of PE and sport in the school and who can teach to A level. The successful candidate will have direct responsibility for both our academic physical education curriculum and our co-curricular sporting programme and will line manage our excellent team of sports staff. She/he will enhance and build upon the diverse range of sports available to the girls, which already includes cricket, football, golf and traditional girls’ games.


Contact - For further information about the position, please contact Mrs Jo Storey, head of Thornton College, by email


Closing Date – August 16


Job Title – Gymnastics Coach & Saturday SportsOne Gymnastics Leader


School/Organisation – Glenthorne High School. Sutton Common Road, Sutton, Surrey SM3 9PS


Details – We are looking for a qualified gynmastics coach to run our popular Saturday gymnastics club – SportsOne Gymnastics. You will deliver a varied programme of coaching to pupils at all levels and provide diverse, fun, yet challenging, sessions to develop their gymnastics skills. Required for September 2017 - 35 Saturdays a year from 8.30am to 4.15pm. Candidates will require either a Level 2 General Gymnastics or a Level 2 Women’s Artistic Gymnastics qualification. A National Teaching School with a specialism in the arts, Glenthorne High School is a mixed comprehensive academy with 1500 pupils, which has been judged 'outstanding' in all areas by OFSTED.  We run a number of Saturday sports and arts clubs for our own pupils and those in the local community.


Salary - £200 per day, including planning time


Contact - To apply, please submit your CV and a personal statement to


Closing Date – Wednesday August 9


Job Title – Teacher of PE plus an additional subject


School/Organisation – Gaynes School, Brackendale Gardens, Upminster, Essex RM14 3UX


Details – The school is looking for a passionate, excellent classroom practitioner to teach PE and an additional subject in an 11 to 16 school. This is an opportunity to teach an additional subject alongside PE with the possibility of opening up opportunities in the future for the successful candidate. This vacancy will suit an ambitious NQT or experienced teacher to further develop and strengthen their skills and expertise in a classroom environment. The split between PE and the other subject will be approximately 0.35 PE and 0.65 another subject. You will:

•Be passionate about teaching.

•Be committed, flexible and able to motivate and challenge students of all abilities appropriately to achieve their best

•Be a role model to students through personal presentation and professional conduct

Current Ofsted report grades Gaynes School as ‘Good’. “Good, enthusiastic teaching and very positive relationships” Ofsted report. Our key focus is to achieve consistently good or better teaching across the school We currently hold the Full International Schools, NACE Challenge, IIP, Leading Parent Partnership and Achievement Through Well-Being Awards.


Contact - We encourage visits from prospective candidates to meet members of our school community and to experience our school at first hand. Please contact Ann Miles, HR manager, on 01708 502900 or via email at for further details.


Closing Date – July 3


Job Title – Head of Netball & Teacher of PE


School/Organisation – Bishop’s Stortford College, 10 Maze Green Road, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire CM23 2PJ


Details – Maternity cover required for October 2017. We are seeking a talented and inspirational coach and teacher to join our team of specialist sports leaders in the college, which has a proud sporting tradition and ambition for the future. The successful candidate will have the technical understanding and the leadership skills necessary to maintain and develop the quality of our netball at all levels.


Contact - For an application form and further details, please visit or contact Angela Wright on 01279 838578 or


Closing Date – July 3


Job Title – Hockey Coach


School/Organisation – ESMS Junior School, Queensferry Road, Edinburgh EH4 3EZ


Details – We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated player, preferably with coaching experience, but more importantly with personality and drive to make a difference to our coaching programme with junior school boys and girls aged 8-12.  The post is for nine hours per week for the winter season 2017/2018 (from Wednesday 23 August 2017 until Thursday 29 March 2018) and will include coaching on Saturday mornings. Specifically, the hours are as follows: Wednesdays 2-5pm, Thursdays 2-3.30pm, Fridays, 2-3.30pm and Saturdays 9am-noon. Stewart's Melville College are the reigning Scottish school champions (senior boys and U15s) and we have expanded our programme to cover primary 5 to sixth form (ages approx. 8-18) and run a full range of fixtures and tours.


Contact - Further information about the position is available from Andrew Brogdon, head of hockey at Stewart's Melville College, by email at or by phone on 0131 311 1000. Applications should be in the form of a letter, addressed to Mr Mike Kane, Headmaster, and should be supported by a full Curriculum Vitae along with the names, addresses and contact details of two referees.  They should be sent by email to, or by post to the HR Administrator, Erskine Stewart's Melville Schools, Ravelston, Edinburgh EH4 3NT.


Closing Date – Thursday June 22


Job Title – Graduate Assistant Girls’ Games


School/Organisation – Caterham School, Harestone Valley Road, Caterham, Surrey. CR3 6YA


Details – One of the finest co-educational independent schools in the country, Caterham School is an HMC co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged 11 to 18 years.  As a family school with Christian values, we provide a caring and stimulating environment for around 900 pupils. In 2015, Caterham School was ranked by The Times as one of the top 10 co-educational day and boarding schools in south east England based on A* - B A level results. We offer a wide range of co-curricular activities enabling the students to develop their skills and interests. The one-year, full-time, term-time contract will start 1 September 2017. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the busy co-curricular life of the school. The beautiful 200- acre campus is a five minute drive from J6 of the M25 and a short walk from the local station. On a daily basis, graduate assistants are timetabled to team teach and assist with all the department’s PE and games lessons. In addition to assisting with the organisation of equipment and instructing pupils with special needs, eg non-swimmers, they can contribute to more differentiated learning by teaching small groups within a lesson. This is a flexible arrangement, depending on individual capabilities in the various sports. In ‘free’ lessons or when not required to play an active teaching role, graduates assist with PE administration. In addition to the duties outlined, a graduate assistant will be expected to teach sport in timetabled games, coach the teams in practices and matches and umpire matches. After school and on Saturdays, graduate assistants contribute to sports practices and matches, as directed by the heads of departments and teachers in charge of games. A graduate assistan attached to girls’ games would be expected to have the expertise to coach either lacrosse or netball. Graduates undertake other school-based duties as and when required, such as supervising in the classroom for absent staff, assisting the main school office and at parents’ evenings and other school functions. Those who offer another subject specialism are also encouraged to share their expertise in supporting departments elsewhere in the school. This role would be ideally suited to those with a passion for sport and young people and wishing to gain relevant experience before embarking on a formal teaching qualification.


Salary - The current, prorated (actual) salary for this term time role is £15,000 per annum.


Contact - To apply, please visit


Closing Date – June 20


Job Title – Teacher of PE


School/Organisation – Malvern St James, 15 Avenue Road, Malvern, Worcestershire WR14 3BA


Details – We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and inspirational teacher of physical education (a specialism in hockey would be an advantage) with excellent organisational skills. Experience of teaching at GCSE and A level is desirable.  


Contact - Information and further details may be obtained from our website or by contacting Mrs Alison Barber, Office Manager, by emailing


Closing Date – June 12


Job Title – Director of Sport


School/Organisation – Woldingham School, Marden Park, Woldingham, Surrey CR3 7YA


Details – With a background of playing or coaching sport at a high level, you’re an inspirational teacher who can promote sporting excellence across all age groups as you encourage life-long participation. So bring your talent and energy to the friendly and welcoming team here at Woldingham School. Close to London yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18. This is a truly unique school with an equally unique culture and philosophy. Building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years, we’re now driving an exciting future that’s underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities – all alive with the creative energy of over 500 young minds. Our goal is to develop confident and compassionate young women who are curious, ambitious and ready to take on the challenges of today’s world. With a solid commitment to encouraging our girls to enjoy competitive or recreational sport, we offer a range of outstanding facilities including a sports hall, floodlit astro-turf pitch, indoor swimming pool, tennis bubble and netball courts, as well as a large sports field for athletics, cricket and rounders. Our attractive surroundings make cross-country running a popular option too. This exciting role is an opportunity to make a major impact on this high-profile aspect of school life. As an experienced manager, you will lead your team to ensure the continued development and promotion of sport across the school. A dynamic and innovative coach, you have a real passion for sport, both ‘for all’ and to elite standards. High level playing experience of hockey or netball would be ideal, though all sports will be considered.


Salary - Woldingham Pay Scale. All staff receive free lunches and refreshments


Contact - Please visit our website to download an application form. Once completed, return it to with a supporting letter


Closing Date – June 5










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