Director of Sport, Bath

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The Royal High School Bath Senior SchoolBath

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary and pay progression
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the continued development of Sport/PE at The Royal High School Bath. 

Sport is a key part of our offer in both the Junior and Senior schools, and the current Director of Sport has had a significant impact over the past 3 years. She is now relocating and taking up a role in another GDST school, but the positive foundations have been laid for the post holder to build on.

The post holder will take responsibility for the leadership and management of Sport/PE across the School, ensuring excellent standards of teaching and coaching are delivered; resources and facilities are deployed efficiently; the profile of sport is raised further and the department plays a central role in the co-curricular offer at the School.

We are continuing to invest in our Sport and PE facilities, with additional courts and a new fitness suite/dance studio planned which will be complete by September 2019, so it will be an excellent opportunity to be at the forefront of these developments.

If you are passionate about sport and have the enthusiasm and energy to challenge our girls and champion the importance of physical fitness we would be delighted to hear from you.

In return, we offer a variety of benefits, such as:

· Competitive salaries and pay progression

· Access to extensive professional development opportunities

· Training grants for qualifications

· Generous pension schemes

· Free life assurance benefit

· 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

· Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details about the School and the role, please download the attached booklet.

To apply, please click the apply button.

The deadline for applications is Friday 16th February 2018 at 10am.

Interviews will be held on Friday 23 February 2018.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.



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More about The Royal High School Bath Senior School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior School and Sixth Form, Lansdown Road, Bath, North East Somerset, BA1 5SZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 313877
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The Royal High School was formed in 1998 with the successful merger of two very fine independent girls’ schools, both with histories going back to the middle of the 19th Century. It enjoys wonderful facilities for learning and recreation and ou...