Director of Sport, Leicestershire

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Loughborough Schools FoundationLeicestershire

Date posted:
Start date: 01/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


To commence 1 September 2019 

Loughborough Schools Foundation is recruiting a Director of Sport. This is a new role and reflects the Foundation’s commitment to enhance its capacity to meet the sporting needs of students across the Foundation. The Director of Sport will lead the strategic development of sport across the Foundation, with responsibility of enhancing the quality of the student experience, creating an environment to support Foundation sport at all levels and growing the commercial operations of the Foundation’s sporting facilities. In doing so, s/he will lead the existing Heads of Sports, as well as all sports teachers and coaches across the Foundation. 

The successful candidate will have senior management experience including that within a commercial sporting environment. S/he will be able to effectively manage staff, demonstrate his/her ability to create and implement strategies and possess change management experience.

Loughborough Schools Foundation is a charitable foundation comprising of four independent schools and a nursery in the heart of Loughborough, educating children from 6 weeks to 18 years. The schools enjoy a very high reputation for their academic, cultural and sporting achievements and for the quality of their pastoral care. 

The post attracts a competitive salary and an attractive benefits package which includes a generous school fee discount. 

To find out more about the Foundation and to apply please visit or email

Closing date for receipt of applications: 4 March 2019

First round interviews will take place w/c 10 March 2019; second round interviews will take place w/c 18 March 2019

Loughborough Schools Foundation are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.  

Loughborough Schools Foundation is a Company Limited by Guarantee No.4038033.  It is also a Registered Charity No.1081765.

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More about The Loughborough Schools Foundation
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: 3 Burton Walks, Loughborough, LE11 2DU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1509 283710
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The Loughborough Schools Foundation is a charitable foundation of four independent schools operating under a single Board of Trustees/Directors. The Foundation comprises Loughborough Grammar School, Loughborough High School, Loughborough Amherst Scho...