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Head of Girls' Sports

Head of Girls' Sports

The Crypt School

Gloucester, GL2 5AE

Job type:
Full Time, Permanent
Start date:
Required from September 2018
Apply by:
25 January 2018

Job overview

The Crypt school is looking for a well-qualified, dynamic and innovative Girls’ Sports teacher to teach across all age ranges from 11-18. 

We welcome applications from colleagues who enjoy working as part of a team and who seek to contribute actively to the promotion of achievement and enrichment activities throughout the school. Ultimately, we are seeking teachers who will enthuse pupils in this over-subscribed selective school. 

The Crypt School is an exciting and vibrant environment in which to teach and to learn, and our commitment to developing staff has been recognised by an Investors in People Gold award. 

The School has a long and distinguished tradition of academic excellence. For a medium sized school, the sporting achievements of the pupils have been remarkable. In recent years several pupils have gained representative honors at a national level in a variety of sports. In December 2013 Ofsted conducted a one day inspection of our provision for Competitive Sport, which was graded as “Exceptional.”

The Crypt School is a friendly and welcoming place to teach in. We benefit from a supportive culture and a keen and enthusiastic pupil body. All staff contribute to the wider life of the School and we welcome applications from colleagues who want to make a real difference to our school and the lives of the pupils who attend.

Visits to the school for a tour and informal discussions are available on 9th, 11th, 16th & 18th January between 4.00 – 5.00 p.m. Please contact Sue Wales to arrange a date and time. 

School information, further details of the post and application forms are available at: http://www.cryptschool.org/vacancies/ Please email your completed application form to: swales@crypt.gloucs.sch.uk

Closing date: Midday on Thursday, 25th January 2018. 

The Crypt School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils. Successful applicants will need to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure via the DBS.

About The Crypt School

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+44 1452 530291

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Message from the Headmaster – Mr. Nicholas Dyer

I am delighted that you are considering a role here at The Crypt School. I hope that you find this information helpful, and we look forward to receiving your application.

The School is located just outside of the City of Gloucester in the West of England. Gloucester is known for its 11th century Cathedral and close; for Blackfriars, which is a stunning example of a 13th century medieval priory site; the British Waterways Museum, which celebrates the city’s industrial past, and now the vibrant Gloucester Quays, which has a selection of shops and restaurants. Gloucester is a vibrant and growing city, and the School is conveniently located close to the City, and close to good road and rail links to Cheltenham and the surrounding region, including Bristol for example.

Founded in 1539, The Crypt School’s vision is derived from its Latin motto “Floreat Schola Cryptiensis”: floreat means “to flourish” and at The Crypt we wish all our pupils and our young adults in the sixth form, as well as our staff, to flourish in all that they do.

We are a vibrant selective school, a place where learning is valued for its own sake within an environment of strong pastoral care. At the centre of our school life, is a powerful sense of community, where pupils are supported and encouraged to learn and engage with each other. Confident, friendly and respectful, the high quality of our pupils’ personal development is remarkable and is one of the greatest strengths of the School.

We recognise the time and thought that goes into an application and we will certainly give yours our serious consideration.

If you have any further questions or wish to visit the School prior to sending in an application, please contact Sharon Bailey via sbailey@crypt.gloucs.sch.uk who will be able to assist you.

With best wishes
Nicholas Dyer

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