Director Of Sport in London

Location: London
Salary: Hidden
Job Hours: Part-time

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We are seeking an enthusiastic Physical Education specialist to lead this outstandingly successful Department.

PE enjoys a high profile within the school and sport is an important part of the curriculum.

The PE and Games Department presently comprises of the Head of Department (Director of Sport) plus five full-time and two part-time teachers.

The successful candidate should be a strong team leader with excellent organisational skills.

They should be competent in the teaching of athletics, cricket, tennis, gymnastics, football, dance,netball and hockey, and willing to coach school teams in one (or more) of these sports as well as contributing to other extra-curricular activities.

Francis Holland School, Regent’s Park, was founded in 1878 and is regarded today as one of London’s most academically selective girls’ independent day schools.

Entry to the school is very competitive; girls achieve exceptionally good results in examinations at GCSE and A Level, and progress to some of the best universities in the UK, as well as to top global institutions such as those in the US.

There are close links with our “sister” school at Francis Holland, Sloane Square, which was founded in 1881.

The school places great emphasis on the professional development of its entire staff.

Staff at Francis Holland School enjoy a significant range of professional benefits.

A comprehensive schedule of continuing professional development and INSET training, both internal and external, is provided for all staff.

A three-course lunch is available free of charge to all FHS employees and an interest-free loan for a travel season ticket is offered to all staff, on application to the Bursar.

Daughters of staff members are offered a 50% reduction in school fees.

To apply online, please visit our website via the apply button.

Closing date: Noon on Monday 4 December 2023 Please note we reserve the right to interview candidates ahead of the deadline and therefore it is not advisable to delay sending in your application.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Statutory checks including a satisfactory DBS certificate and references will be a requirement for this role.

This role is classed as a regulated activity with children as it involves teaching, training or supervising children on a day-to-day basis and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974.

FHS champions diversity and inclusion in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Registered Charity: 312745.


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