Head of Extra-Curricular, Cambridgeshire

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Abbey College CambridgeCambridgeshire

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £29, 380 - £48,419
Contract term: Permanent

Principal Responsibilities

The Head of Extra-Curricular will oversee and manage and develop the extra-curricular provision of the College.

The post holder will be responsible for extra-curricular provision including overseeing the quality, variety and quantity of clubs, the continued development and organisation of sport across the college and the organisation of whole college events and activities. The Head of Extra-Curricular will also support staff with the planning and organisation of trips and visits.

The Head of Extra-curricular will also support the Housemasters in developing and promoting the House system.

The post holder will have a reduced teaching commitment

Specific responsibilities include:

To ensure all students take an active part in the extra-curricular life of the school

To produce the extra-curricular booklet

To actively promote extra-curricular events throughout the school and with the wider community in liaison with the college’s marketing manager

To monitor student involvement in extra-curricular activities and to develop opportunities for student participation in a range of different types of activity

To manage the programme of events and trips across the school

To oversee the organisation and provision of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme

To act as the EVC deputy and ensure that all trips and visits are in line with College policy

To plan, lead and develop sports’ provision across the college

To advise and advise SLT on all aspects of Extra-Curricular

To ensure events and activities are scheduled in the school calendar

To regularly review and monitor the provision of co-curricular activities including the start-up of new activities and advertising of existing activities

To monitor the quality and quantity of extra-curricular activities

To oversee the recording of attendance at extra-curricular events

To manage with HSMs the quality and quantity of House competitions

To oversee the awards for extra-curricular events and sporting activities

To manage key staff with responsibility for extra-curricular provision.

Whilst no specific experience is required for this role the post holder should have a strong track record of involvement in and support for a diverse range of extra-curricular and sporting activities. The post holder will be expected to work outside of ‘normal’ school hours

All teaching staff are expected to make a full contribution to the wider school life including extra-curricular activities and involvement in evening activities

This job description is not to be regarded as exclusive or exhaustive and, will be amended from time to time, in the light of the changing needs of the College.



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More about Abbey College Cambridge
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 21 years
Address: Homerton Gardens, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 8EB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 578280
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Abbey College Cambridge is an independent 6th form college that offers a stimulating environment in which staff and students work together to achieve academic success.

There are almost 350 students at the college, most of whom are in the 6th form pre...