Netball Coach, Kingston upon Thames, London

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Surbiton High Senior SchoolKingston upon Thames, London

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Netball Coach 

Location: Surbiton High School, Kingston upon Thames, London

Salary: Competitive

Tenure: Maternity Cover, Part-time

Closing date: 8:00am, Tuesday 4 September 2018 

Interviews to be held week commencing:  10 September 2018 

Surbiton High School’s dynamic outstanding PE Department seeks a Netball Coach who is passionate about inspiring, encouraging and empowering our pupils  to achieve their very best in Netball. 

Surbiton High School is a lively, energetic, independent girl’s day school in Surbiton, West London. The School achieves annually at a Borough, County, Regional and National level. Numerous girls represent at county and regional level through the support offered in our programme. The Netball Programme aims to deliver an environment where pupils can foster a lifelong love of Netball 

Key Responsibilities:

  • To increase the number of pupils playing netball
    • By providing high quality, enjoyable netball lessons and coaching sessions
    • By offering taster sessions, internal competitions, netball matches and netball camps
  • To Improve the performance of School netball teams
    • Arranging netball matches and training throughout the year
    • Running netball camps in the holidays
    • Identifying and developing high performers
  • To raise the profile of netball within SHS and in the community
    • Publicise successes and achievements in assemblies, website, newsletter and local press
    • Ensure netball is delivered throughout the year in all 3 schools
    • Encourage Senior girls to complete Netball Leaders/Coaching qualifications
    • Offer Work Experience with local netball clubs
  • To set up and manage netball fixtures, tournaments, and manage the associated paperwork
  • To liaise and communicate with parents and manage their expectations
  • Uphold the School’s code of conduct and the values of Surbiton High School
  • Conduct yourself in an appropriate professional manner at all times, supporting and fostering the aims and safeguarding policies of the School
  • Carrying out any such duties as may be reasonably requested.

The successful candidate will be likely to fit the following profile:

  • Experienced netball coach with at least a Level 2 coaching qualification
  • The ability to inspire, motivate and support pupils and colleagues in a successful and dynamic school
  • Strong playing standard desirable
  • A proven track record of demonstrable training and coaching success
  • Evidence of successful, inspiring and innovative coaching at all levels
  • Up-to-date knowledge of netball technique, strength and conditioning
  • High levels of personal and professional integrity and an ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality
  • Personal warmth to gain the confidence of pupils, staff and parents
  • Ability to communicate concisely and sensitively, both orally and in writing, to a variety of audiences
  • Positive, enthusiastic and energetic approach to life
  • High expectations for pupil attainment, personal development and conduct

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

Please note that the School reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the recruitment process.

For any queries relating to the role or your application, please email 


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More about Surbiton High Senior School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 13-15 Surbiton Crescent, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, KT1 2JT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8546 5245
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