Director of Physical Education, Hertfordshire

Closing date:

St Albans High School for GirlsHertfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Highly competitive and excellent benefits package
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Permanent / Full time

Required from September 2020

The Director of Physical Education is a pivotal role in the Prep School, leading a highly successful, enthusiastic department.  Through strong communication, strategic planning and an inclusive approach, this position will play a vital role in the teaching of physical development, health, and well-being in the Prep School and will encourage every pupil to enjoy participating in sport and achieving their personal best.  

The successful candidate will be both inspirational and passionate about PE and have  exceptional management skills to lead and drive forward the Departmental vision.  Creating a climate that will enable every child and teacher to flourish within our vibrant school which shares a love of learning and the opportunity to have fun whilst doing so.  

In return we offer;

• An opportunity to join this dedicated and highly successful school set in the rural location of Wheathampstead village, only 5 miles from St Albans city centre

• Excellent professional development opportunities

• A competitive salary

• An extensive benefits and well-being package; use of the gym at our Senior School, free lunches, generous pension scheme, free life assurance

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and therefore the advert may be withdrawn prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.

Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website. 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date for applications is 9am 3rd February 2020

Interviews to be held in the week commencing 10th February 2020

Registered Charity No: 311065

More about St Albans High School for Girls
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Preparatory Campus, Codicote Road, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire, AL4 8DJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1582 839270
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Located in St Albans, Hertfordshire, St Albans High School for Girls is an independent school for girls aged 4-18. Originally established in 1889, the school has existed on its current site since 1908. A selective institution, the school has just und...