Director of PE and Sport, Abingdon, Oxfordshire

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St Helen and St KatharineAbingdon, Oxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or January 2020 start date
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of PE and Sport

September 2019 or January 2020 start date

This is an exceptional and exciting opportunity for a talented and aspiring professional to take on the leadership of a successful PE department, managing all aspects of physical activity at St Helen’s.

The successful candidate will have the initiative, imagination and capacity to lead and inspire. They will be able to demonstrate extensive subject knowledge and be an enthusiastic advocate of “sport for all” whilst building on the national levels of attainment we achieve in our major sports. We seek strong applications from individuals who consider themselves to be sporting all-rounders or specialists.

The post is available from September 2019, but we also welcome applications from individuals who are not able to start until January 2020.  The role involves teaching across the age and ability range from Year 5 to Year 13, as well as pastoral responsibilities within an allocated year group.

Commitment to a full and inclusive extracurricular programme, a love of sport and enjoyment of young people are all essential.

All teaching staff are expected to contribute to the pastoral and enrichment programmes of the School. All staff share the responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the students, in accordance with the School’s safeguarding policies.

For full job details and an application form, please visit our website at: >The School >Working at St Helen’s.

Closing date: Tuesday 23 April 2019 at noon

Interviews: Friday 26 April 2019 and Monday 29 April 2019

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.   

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More about St Helen and St Katharine
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 9 - 18 years
Address: Faringdon Road, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 1BE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1235 520 173
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 Founded on Christian values, we enable every girl to discover and develop her own strengths. St Helen & St Katharine is a school where success is celebrated but not revered and our goal is to ensure that every girl achieves success as she d...