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Job Title – Director of Sport
School/Organisation – Skinners’ School, Kent
Details – Skinners’ is a high achieving boys’ grammar school with an emphasis on exceptional learning, pastoral care and extra-curricular activity. Our pupils are intelligent, motivated, and a pleasure to teach. They also adore sport and we achieve exceptional results across a wide range of sports at local, regional and national levels. We are looking for a talented and energetic person to lead our curricular PE and our significant sports programme from September 2019. The successful candidate will offer dynamic leadership of a flagship department, have a transparent love of his/her specialist subject, and science in general, be an outstanding PE teacher and an outstanding sports coach, be able to inspire and enthuse pupils and have excellent interpersonal, administrative and communication skills
Contact - Please visit the school website www.skinners-school.co.uk
(under Vacancies) for details of the post, including application information.
Closing Date – November 30
Job Title – Head of Sport
School/Organisation – Upton House School, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 3DF
Details – We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic head of sport to join the team at Upton House School to teach PE and coach games throughout the school. This is an exciting time for sport at Upton House. We have our first IAPS netball and hockey tournaments in the Spring and are looking for an inspirational head of sport with drive and vision to join our wonderful team. This opportunity will be suited to an individual who can ensure our pupils get the maximum possible opportunity to display their talents in extra-curricular provision and competitive sport. The successful candidate will have the ability to lead, inspire and develop colleagues and pupils, have high expectations of themselves, colleagues and pupils, increase competitive sport with other schools and encourage and support participation in external sporting opportunities, good knowledge of sport including netball, hockey, rugby, football, swimming and rowing and be proactive and positive. Upton House is an inspiring learning environment and highly regarded with a strong tradition and values, but constantly forward thinking. Recent ISI Inspections have given excellent ratings to all aspects of the school, its leadership and governance. The successful candidate must have at least two years post qualification experience.
Contact - An application pack can be downloaded from the school website
Closing Date – November 7
Job Title – Teacher of Girls Games and PE (Maternity Cover)
School/Organisation – Leicester Grammar School
Details – An opportunity has arisen to join our PE and games department from January 2019 to cover a colleague’s maternity leave. The successful candidate will be able to offer specialism in a chosen sport, along with coaching experience in one or more of the school’s major girls’ games of hockey, netball, athletics, cricket and tennis.
Salary - We offer our teaching staff a comprehensive benefits package, including a salary scale significantly above that of the maintained sector, staff reduction in school fees, daily lunch allowance and membership of the teachers’ pension scheme.
Contact - To apply, please visit www.leicestergrammar.org.uk/vacancies-home where further details about this role can be found
Closing Date – 9am October 29. Interview date Tuesday November 6
Job Title – Teacher of Sport & PE
School/Organisation – Queen Mary’s College, Cliddesden Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3HF
Details – Situated in 23 acres of leafy grounds, Queen Mary’s College is an inclusive, vibrant and high achieving sixth form college with a fantastic reputation both locally and nationally. Following Ofsted’s latest inspection in 2016, The National School and College Performance Tables not only identify Queen Mary’s College as one of the best in the region, but it also places it in the top 5% of all A- level providers across the country. The PE facilities are outstanding and the department makes extensive use of these facilities, which include a gymnasium, indoor heated swimming pool, a large sports hall and a fitness suite. The college also has a 3G football and rugby pitch, sand-based Astroturf pitch as well as rugby and football grass pitches. In addition, the college makes extensive use of council facilities that include a synthetic athletics track, water-based astroturf pitch, netball, cricket and indoor tennis facilities. The college has developed strong links with the local community working with primary and secondary schools and external clubs such as Totally Tennis. At present the department comprises seven full time staff and two part-time staff delivering a wide range of courses at levels 2 and 3:
•A Level courses in Sport and PE
•Cambridge Technical Sport and Physical Activity
•BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science
•BTEC Certificate/ Subsidiary Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science.
•Level 2 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Sport.
In addition the department offers a wide range of enrichment courses and activities:
•YMCA Fitness Instructors courses at Level 1, 2 and 3
•Higher Sports Leader Award.
•National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
•First Aid at Work
•National Governing Body Level 1 awards.
•Duke of Edinburgh Awards up to Silver level
A large number of students participate in an extensive programme of team games, which is mostly on Wednesday afternoons. The college’s representative teams include women’s and men’s basketball, netball, rugby, badminton, athletics, cricket and tennis. The college also runs a successful football academy comprising two men’s and one women’s football team. Students within the academy and other college teams receive coaching, structured within their timetable. Several of our students have reached county and international level in their sports. Whether you’re experienced or newly qualified, you should be an inspiring teacher with a good working knowledge of recent post-16 curriculum developments. A willingness to contribute to the development of course materials for courses offered by the department is also essential.
Salary - £23,396 – £38,748 pa
Contact - The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website www.qmc.ac.uk or contact [email protected] Alternatively you can call Sally-Anne Spooner, HR Director on 01256 417524.
Closing Date – Sunday October 14. Interview date Monday October 29
Job Title – Head of PE (Specialist in Girls’ Provision)
School/Organisation – Walworth Academy, Shorncliffe Road, London SE1 5UJ
Details – Walworth Academy is a thriving school in the heart of central London. We serve a vibrant, diverse community in zone 2, with excellent access to all the city has to offer for students and staff alike. We seek a motivated leader to inspire and develop PE provision within our successful school. With dedicated leadership support from a successful creative team in school, and access to cutting-edge expertise and development through the wider network, this is an exciting opportunity for a motivated professional to develop PE practice at Walworth Academy. Our location in central London makes access to enrichment opportunities easy, and our on-site facilities provide an exceptional platform for enriching the experience of our students. We welcome applications from suitably experienced candidates looking to develop PE provision across the age ranges in our successful secondary and sixth form, both within the curriculum and through enrichment. Our staff are committed, enthusiastic practitioners seeking to support excellent progress for our students, educators who aspire to the highest standards of behaviour, academic success, and wellbeing for all in our community and resilient, reflective and thoughtful professionals, seeking to develop themselves with us In return, we offer an externally recognised progression route with the support of a nationally recognised network, dedicated network leads for subjects and areas, providing cutting edge training and development opportunities, a fully accessible, well resourced, multi-million pound building in which to practice, a school community with a genuine family ethos, investing in staff wellbeing with sports and events, varied routes into teaching and industry-recognised professional qualifications (ATT, PGCE, TeachFirst, NowTeach, NPQML, NPQSL, BA and Masters programmes), a comprehensive support and induction programme for all staff including accommodation in zone 2 available for NQTs and trainees and a dedicated employee assistance and benefits package from Ark
Contact - Further details about the post and how to apply can be found on our website: www.walworthacademy.org
Closing Date – Monday October 15
Job Title – Head of Rugby
School/Organisation – Watford Grammar School for Boys
Details – We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, committed graduate to teach PE through years 7-13. The successful candidate would specialise in coaching rugby with a good coaching knowledge of other sports. The role involves organising a full rugby fixture list and having overall responsibility for the standard of coaching delivered to enable students to progress and reach their full potential. This is an exciting opportunity to lead and be responsible for the rugby programme in a successful department and to work with our pupils who regularly compete at county, regional and national level. WBGS has an excellent reputation for sporting inclusivity and excellence. The school has recently benefitted from significant investment in sports facilities and further work is being undertaken to be completed in 2019. Our admissions policy prioritises children of staff. Accommodation at a competitive rate may be available.
Contact - Further information is available from the school and on our website at www.watfordboys.org. Application by completed application form to Ian Cooksey, Headmaster, Watford Grammar School for Boys, Rickmansworth Road, Watford, WD18 7JF, 01923 208900 (email: [email protected]).
Closing Date – October 12
Job Title – Director of Sport
School/Organisation – Northwood College. Maxwell Road. Northwood. Middlesex. HA6 2YE
Details – Northwood College is seeking to appoint a talented, creative and inspiring director of sport to take up appointment, ideally from January 2019. This post holder has overall responsibility for the professional leadership and management of sports and PE across the school and incorporates the coordination of extra-curricular activities within the school. The PE department delivers the whole school curriculum including GCSE and A Level. The school participates in district leagues and tournaments in netball, swimming, hockey, badminton, cricket, cross-country, gymnastics and athletics as well as competitions and friendlies. Northwood College for Girls is an independent, academically selective day school for approximately 840 girls aged 3-18. The department has some excellent facilities: a large four badminton court sports hall, indoor six lane 25 metre swimming pool, fitness suite, two newly resurfaced netball / tennis courts, small astro-turf with a further two netball/tennis courts, grass hockey pitch/200m track in summer. There is also a newly installed seven-metre high, five-line climbing wall that includes three auto belays and a 30-metre traversing wall.
Contact – Visit www.northwoodcollege.co.uk
Closing Date – October 3
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