Assistant Director of Sport, Lambeth

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Streatham and Clapham High SchoolLambeth

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced PE Teacher to play a key role in a highly successful Sports Department and support the leadership and management of PE at Streatham & Clapham High School, which was recently ranked the top 10% of independent schools in Sport.

You will assist the Director of Sport in the leadership and management of the department to ensure a wide range of sporting opportunities for sportswomen of all abilities. You will also be expected to make an appropriate contribution to the co-curricular life of the Sports Department, for instance training sessions before school; fixtures/competitions, training sessions, and other events after school; some Saturday events, including fixtures/competitions and training sessions; and occasional weekend events.

If you have excellent leadership skills with experience of teaching PE at KS3, GCSE and A Level for at least two cycles we should be delighted to hear from you.

The Department

The Sports Department at Streatham & Clapham High School benefits from superb facilities, including a full-size sports hall, all-weather surface, sports pitches, and tennis courts. The school also has access to local swimming pools.

The Department has a busy programme of clubs, fixtures, competitions, trips to premier sporting events, and overseas hockey and netball tours. Core sports include hockey, netball, athletics, cricket, rowing and gymnastics; but a wide range of other sports is offered, including badminton, cross-country running, rounders, tennis, football, volleyball, and karate. Dance and fitness training is also offered.

About Streatham & Clapham High School

Streatham & Clapham High School is in the top 100 independent schools for sport and is a vibrant, exciting and fulfilling place in which to work. The School is characterised by a warm, welcoming and supportive atmosphere. New colleagues are supported through a personalised induction programme.

As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button. 

The closing date is noon on Tuesday 18 June 2019.

Interviews will take place on Monday 24 June 2019.

Streatham & Clapham 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.



Job location

More about Streatham and Clapham High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Senior and Sixth Form, 42 Abbotswood Road, Streatham, London, SW16 1AW, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 86778400
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Streatham & Clapham High School (SCHS) is a highly successful independent, academically selective school for girls aged 3-18.  It offers an inspiring, enlightened and rigorously challenging education in a lively, vibrant and warmly supportiv...