Gymnastics Coach, Highgate

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Highgate SchoolHighgate
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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: 25 per hour (inclusive of holiday pay)
Contract term: Permanent

Dates: Closing date is Sunday 9th December but applications will be considered on receipt 

Hours: Term-Time only (8 hours per week including Monday 10am-2pm and 3.30-5.30pm and Friday 11am-1pm)

The role: Highgate School is looking for a Gymnastics Coach to join the School’s Sport & Exercise Department. The position involves the coaching and supervision of pupils (aged 7-13) in formal gymnastics and sports acrobatics. The successful candidate will be expected to be available for mid-week classes throughout the term with the potential of some competitions at the weekends.  The postholder will also be required to work closely with the teaching staff who manage the curriculum and extra-curricular programme. The ability to coach a wider range of gymnastics and be flexible enough to accommodate the needs of the programme will be advantageous.

To apply: For further information and an application form, please visit our website:

The School

Highgate School was established in 1565 by a Royal Charter of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the First. Sir Roger Cholmeley, our Founder, was granted Letters Patent to found ‘a grammar School…for good education and instruction’. Today Highgate is a flourishing coeducational independent School which includes the Senior School for pupils aged 11-18; the Junior School for pupils aged 7-11 and the Pre-Preparatory School for pupils aged 3-7. There are currently in the region of 1,800 pupils at Highgate and the School employs approximately 550 full-time or part-time teaching and support staff. 

The School is situated in one of the most attractive and sought after areas of North London, only a short journey from Central London and adjacent to Hampstead Heath. The hilltop site in Highgate Village is the historic site of the Senior School. A few hundred yards along Hampstead Lane in Bishopswood Road lie the Junior and Pre-Preparatory Schools and the extensive playing fields, adjacent to the open spaces of Kenwood and Hampstead Heath. The Northern Line underground station is a short walk away and it is four miles to Central London.

Working at Highgate offers the opportunity to be part of a vibrant and welcoming community, committed to academic excellence and the highest standards of pastoral care for its pupils. The Governors consider the development of excellence in the education offered to the pupils to be the underlying purpose of activities undertaken by all staff.  

Highgate is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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