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Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and therefore the advert may be withdrawn prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is found.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. https://www.stahs.org.uk/working-with-us/
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