Director of Sport, Haywards Heath

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Great Walstead SchoolHaywards Heath

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Start date: Required for September 2018 or January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking to appoint an ambitious and exceptional Director of Sport who can deliver outstanding, innovative provision. You will bring leadership experience together with the skills to coach, support and direct staff within the School. You will help build on our success within this subject and guide our positive, forward-thinking team to further achievements.   

The successful candidate will model good practice, lead the teaching of Sport at all levels. Accountable for pupil progress and development, the post-holder will inspire and build a supportive culture that values effort and achievement and ensures everyone; the team and pupils alike, can be the best they can be.  

Key requirements of this role include:  

  • significant experience in at least two of the main school sports (rugby, football, tennis, hockey, cricket, netball) 
  • to provide inspirational and dynamic leadership and build an effective team of teachers and coaches 
  • Oversee a competitive and balanced sports fixtures programme 
  • Establish, monitor and maintain coaching best practice for each sport 
  • be a Form Tutor   

GWS has an extensive programme of extra-curricular activities and a willingness to contribute to this aspect of school would be essential. 

Accommodation may be available. 

Further details and an application form can be obtained at the School’s website:

Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 23rd April 2018 

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 1st May 2018  

Great Walstead School, Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 2QL 

Telephone 01444 483528

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all of our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS and to register with the update service.

Registered Charity No 307002

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More about Great Walstead School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 2 - 13 years
Denomination: Christian
Address: Lindfield, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH16 2QL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1444 483528
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