Director of Sport, Sherfield-on-Loddon

Closing date:

Sherfield SchoolSherfield-on-Loddon

Date posted:
Start date: April 2019 (or earlier)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

 Director of Sport

Sherfield School is an independent, co-educational day and boarding school of approximately 400 pupils from 3 months to 18 years. Sherfield School is set in 75 acres of beautiful Hampshire countryside close to Reading and Basingstoke. The School has a forward thinking educational vision, a growing Sixth Form, impressive GCSE and A Level results and an ambitious development programme. 

We are seeking to appoint a committed, inspirational and dynamic leader for this key leadership post. We require a lead professional who has breadth of vision, creativity, energy and motivation to lead the development of sport and physical education at Sherfield School. The post offers an unrivalled opportunity for the successful candidate to develop innovative practice in teaching and learning, further develop curricular and co-curricular experiences and meet the challenge of raising pupil performance in physical education and sport. In particular we seek to appoint a leader who will relish the opportunity to lead a dedicated team of professionals and inspire pupils to achieve their potential. 

Applications are welcome from experienced and enthusiastic candidates seeking promotion and existing middle leaders.

All candidates are required to complete an application form in full. Please note that applications must be made on the School’s application form and accompanied by a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4.

If you require any further details or would like an informal discussion with the Headmaster, please contact Danielle Bishay, Headmaster’s PA via email: d.bishay@sherfieldschool.co.uk.  

To apply, please send your letter and Sherfield application form via post to: Danielle Bishay, Sherfield School, Sherfield on Loddon, Hook, and Hampshire, RG27 0HU OR electronically via e-mail: d.bishay@sherfieldschool.co.uk

Closing Date for Applications: midday, Wednesday 28th November 2018

Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 3rd December 2018 

Sherfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant pre-employment checks, including checks with past employers. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 1 - 18 years
Address: Reading Road, Sherfield-on-Loddon, Hook, Hampshire, RG27 0HU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1256 884800
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