Head of Sport, Long Eaton, Nottingham

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The ElmsLong Eaton, Nottingham

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive with excellent benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Elms, established in 1999 as the Junior School to Trent College (co-educational HMC School), is a thriving independent school located in Long Eaton and has grown to its present size of around 430, including children in the Pre-School and Nursery.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly organised and professional individual to lead our thriving Sports Department, which offers a wide variety of sporting opportunities.

The role will entail leading a team of dedicated staff, being a positive role model to colleagues, pupils and parents and working in close collaboration with the Trent College Director of Sport to deliver the whole school vision for sport.

You will have a commitment to the development of sport in a busy independent school and will be expected to contribute fully to the extensive extra-curricular programme during and after school as well as fixtures. Other responsibilities will include staff development, calendar meetings, curriculum and policy reviews, reports and assessments and developing community sports links.

Experience and preferably coaching qualifications in one or two of the school’s main sports; cricket, hockey, netball, rugby, tennis and swimming, is essential.  Experience of teaching at IAPS, or equivalent level, would be an advantage.

This is an exciting time for sport at Trent College and The Elms; the whole sports strategy in the coming years includes a significant facility upgrade plan and considerable investment in the sports programme.  In conjunction with the Director of Sport at Trent College, the Head of Sport at The Elms will be responsible for creating a programme that is reflective of industry-leading best practice.

If you have any queries about the role, or would like to discuss it in more detail, please contact Morag Daykin, HR Manager on 0115 849 4949.

An application form and job description can be downloaded from www.elmsschool.net  A completed application form and a covering letter should be sent to Morag Daykin, HR Manager, The Elms, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD or email: morag.daykin@trentcollege.net 

Closing date: 14th February 2019.

Interview date: w/c 25th February 2019.

Trent College and The Elms is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note, should your application be successful a full range of vetting checks will be undertaken including an enhanced DBS check.



More about The Elms
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 1 - 11 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Nursery & Junior School to Trent College, Derby Road, Long Eaton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG10 4AD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 115 849 4942
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The Elms is the private  Nursery and Junior school to Trent College. We are an independent school in Nottingham of 400 boys and girls aged 3 months to 11 years old. Through first class teaching, excellent pastoral care and great extra curricular...