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Director of Sport

Director of Sport

St Teresa's Effingham


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Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Apply by:
29 January 2018

Job overview

Director of Sport 

St. Teresa’s seeks to appoint a Director of Sport that will have responsibility for all aspects of the PE and sport across the school. It is envisaged that the person appointed will be enthusiastic and a successful sportsperson with a proven track record and enjoy teaching/coaching the subject to all levels and abilities. 

This position offers an exciting opportunity to work within a dynamic, highly successful school situated in 55 acres of parkland in the beautiful Surrey Hills. This success has enabled a multi-million pound investment programme. A generous salary package is available for the right candidate. 

The Sports department are highly successful. The U13 Hockey team were crowned National Champions last year and the Junior Swim squad recently came second in the National Championships. We are are looking for a dynamic person to build upon this success.

St. Teresa’s is going through a period of very exciting development and the School has grown by nearly 60% over the last five years, with a current roll of 640.

Applicants should request further details from Mrs Natacha Menzies, PA to the Headmaster on 01372 452037 (

The closing date for this post is 29 January 2018 

As part of St. Teresa’s commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, any offer of employment to this post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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About St Teresa's Effingham

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+44 1372 452 037

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St Teresa's Effingham is an independent Roman Catholic day and boarding school  in an area of outstanding natural beauty between Dorking and Effingham in Surrey.

St Teresa’s has a school population of 680 including over 80 boarders, and a healthy Sixth Form. The school has its own Preparatory School it is situated on-site with the Senior School under the leadership of its own Head. There are approximately 160 pupils on role with two form entry from Year 3 through to Year 6.

The school sits in 55 acres of beautiful countryside and the school benefits from excellent facilities.

The School is centred around the original eighteenth century manor house and has evolved over the years and now proudly boasts some outstanding facilities.

A number of new facilities have been provided to meet the needs of a modern education. These include a brand new Sixth Form Centre, Equestrian Centre, Tennis Academy, a Performing Arts Centre comprising a large theatre, drama studios, music classrooms, practice rooms and recording suite. In addition, St Teresa’s boasts a swimming pool and an all-weather pitch.

St Teresa’s offers a strong, caring community based on its Catholic traditions, but remains an inclusive environment that welcomes pupils from all backgrounds. With recognised strengths spanning academia, sport and the creative and performing arts, we focus on the individual, allowing the girls to achieve their best and enabling them to follow their own unique path to happiness and success.


Dr. Claire McShane

Prep Headteacher

Mrs S Conrad

Values and vision

St Teresa's Effingham places a strong emphasis on encouraging confidence and recognising pupils' achievement, while fostering modesty, kindness, good humour and a sense of humility. The school ethos is built on its Catholic traditions, but pupils from all backgrounds are welcomed.

ISI report

“The pupils’ personal development is excellent. Pupils display maturity in their understanding of British values and a high level of spiritual awareness. They have a well-developed sense of right and wrong, and openly discuss moral and ethical issues. Pupils willingly take on responsibility to support others in the community and more widely in the world. They have a strong affection for the school. Arrangements for welfare, health and safety are excellent.”

View St Teresa's Effingham's latest ISI report

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