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Job details

Job details
Employer Colston's School
Location Bristol
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Summer Term 2017

Colston’s is a thriving co-educational day school on the outskirts of Bristol. Easily accessible from the M32 and with approximately 750 students aged from 3 to 18.The Upper School occupies a glorious thirty acre campus and has all of its facilities on-site.

We require, ideally for the Summer Term 2017, a talented and enthusiastic individual to lead and develop Colston’s ambitious sporting programme and to lead the development of rugby. Sport is at the heart of the Colston’s commitment to holistic education and we provide opportunities across a range of sports. The major sports for boys are rugby, hockey and cricket and for girls; hockey, netball and rounders. We also offer a wide range of other sports and activities alongside our Elite Tennis Programme.

Colston’s is proud of its international sporting reputation including our provision of players to the rugby premiership and international women’s rugby.

The successful applicant will be an outstanding coach, a great communicator, a strategic thinker and will value the opportunity to develop their management skills in this pivotal role at Colston’s. This role will require energy, determination, commitment and the ability to work in, and lead, a team. We welcome applications from coaches and teachers from a variety of backgrounds who can meet our commitment to school sport.

The Director of Sport will report to the Assistant Head (Co-curricular) and lead a large and diverse team of sports staff.

For further details, a job description and to download an application form please visit

Alternatively you can email Ed Beavington, Assistant Head (Co-curricular)

A completed application form and short covering letter should reach by 4pm on Thursday 1st December 2016. Interviews will take place on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th December 2016.

Colston’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

About the employer

Information about Colston's School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
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BS16 1BJ
United Kingdom
+44 117 9585652