Director of Sport, London NW3

Closing date:

St Christopher's SchoolLondon NW3

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Director of Sport
Full time, permanent
Required from January 2019

The School seeks to appoint a talented, creative and inspiring Director of Sport to take up appointment, ideally from January 2019. Candidates may also be considered for appointment at the start of summer term 2019. The post incorporates the coordination of extra-curricular activities within the school.

The School

St Christopher’s is a lively, creative, friendly and innovative girls’ day school (IAPS 4-11) in Hampstead, with a focus on providing an outstanding learning environment underpinned by an extensive programme of sports, music, art and drama. There are approximately 240 pupils with selective entry into Reception and Year 1. The school is oversubscribed and girls continue their education at 11+ to some of the top schools in London and around the country.   We believe that children should experience a superb education that allows them to be challenged yet have fun, confident as an individual yet understand how to play their part in a team, and are committed to developing curiosity, flexible thinking, resilience, initiative, perseverance and respect. If this educational ethos appeals, please apply to join our team at St Christopher’s. 

Closing Date
Wednesday 19 September 2018, by 8am

Tuesday 25 September 2018

Terms & Conditions
- A competitive salary package is offered at St Christopher’s

- Free school lunches during term-time

- Teacher’s Pension Scheme

The successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced Data and Barring Service (DBS) check, a medical fitness declaration and a childcare self-declaration disqualification form. The appointment is subject to at least two satisfactory references, clearance from the DBS, verification of identity and qualifications, evidence of the right to work in the UK, DfE prohibition checks and satisfactory medical fitness. If a candidate has lived or worked abroad for a period of 3 months or more during the past 10 years s/he will also need to provide appropriate paperwork, such as a police certificate of good conduct, from the countries lived in.

St Christopher’s School adheres to the Data Protection Act 1998. We will obtain information about you including any criminal convictions you may have. All information will be kept confidential and it will only be used to process your application. If your application is unsuccessful, all your information will be deleted from our systems and disposed of in a secure manner.

Application Pack:

· Application form and explanatory notes about completing the form and the recruitment process

· Job description and person specification

· The school’s Prospectus

· Equal Opportunities form

· The school’s Child Protection Policy 

· The school’s Staff Code of Conduct

Application Process:

· Please complete the enclosed application form; CVs will not be accepted

· Ensure you address the criteria outlined in the person specification when writing your personal supporting statement

· References will be sought for shortlisted candidates prior to the interview date

· A tour of the school will be incorporated into the interview day

· Completed applications should be sent by email to: and all applications will be acknowledged by email

Should you have any queries on the application process, please contact: Emma Ghosh, Bursar on 020 7435 6901 or email

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children within our care at all times.  

The School is an equal opportunities employer.   

Please visit our website for more information about the school including the full ISI Regulatory Compliance Inspection report from June 2017:

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More about St Christopher's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 32 Belsize Lane, Hampstead, London, NW3 5AE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7435 1521
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St Christopher’s School is a non-denominational, independent day school for girls aged 4-11.  It is located in Hampstead, North London, and has about 240 pupils.

The primary school was founded in 1883, with the earliest written records appearing...