Prep School Director of Sport, Bramley, Guildford

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St Catherine's SchoolBramley, Guildford

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: St Catherine's Salary Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The role of Director of Sport is a high-profile one and we seek an outstanding and inspirational sportsperson and leader. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated teacher of Physical Education with the ability to teach a variety of sports to a high level with a proven track record as a player or coach. They will also be an efficient and effective administrator with an eye for detail.

A ready ease and authority with parents and pupils will be very important, as too will be strong ICT skills and some evidence of administrative or managerial experience or of strong potential in these areas. Finally, in a busy PE department, stamina, resilience and a good sense of humour are also key attributes! 

The post offers the exceptional applicant a chance to move into management for the first time as a Head of Department, or the opportunity for an existing Head of PE with a proven track record to gain further experience in a large and prestigious department and School. St. Catherine’s enjoys a strong national and international reputation for performance in many sports. 

The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and effective teacher, passionate about his/her subject and with a strong record as a classroom practitioner. They will have strong leadership potential or previous experience, a real desire to promote the subject throughout the School, the ability to manage a team of staff and volunteers, and a desire to contribute to the wider team of Heads of Department in a highly academic environment.

For further details and an application form please visit or email 

Closing date: Noon Friday 22 June 2018.

Interviews: w/c 25 June 2018.

St Catherine’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and an enhanced DBS and barred list check. The School is an equal opportunities employer.

St. Catherine’s Preparatory School, Bramley, Guildford, Surrey GU5 0DF

GSA Church of England Day and Boarding School. Founded 1885

900 pupils aged 4 – 18 years

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More about St Catherine's School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Station Road, Bramley, Guildford, Surrey, GU5 0DF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1483 893363
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St Catherine's School, Bramley, an independent boarding and day school for girls aged 4 -18. Founded in 1885, the school enjoys over a century of tradition and prides itself on its own very special blend of academic excellence and pastoral care.
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