Director of Sport, Ascot, Berkshire

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Heathfield SchoolAscot, Berkshire

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Start date: Required for September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Heathfield is an all girls’ boarding and day school, providing our girls with a first-class education in beautiful surroundings, with a level of continuity of care and pastoral support which, we believe, is unrivalled. We offer opportunities that would otherwise be difficult for girls to access, with a wide weekend programme designed to stimulate our girls and to provide them with a release for both their physical and creative energies.

Set in 35 acres, the School is 50 minutes from London by train, 25 minutes from Heathrow and 20 minutes from Reading by car. The facilities and grounds are what one would expect from a School of this standing. 

Due to a Senior Leadership promotion, the School is seeking to appoint to this new enhanced position of Director of Sport an outstanding person to provide strategic leadership in all areas of school sports with an emphasis on Lacrosse. The successful applicant will be experienced, ambitious and have proven expertise in coaching, pupil motivation and managing staff. 

The Director of Sport will take overall responsibility for all sports at Heathfield, setting the tone and expectation, encouraging a culture where pupils can enjoy physical activity both in competitive and friendly sports and develop a healthy lifestyle. The successful candidate would be expected to teach a reduced timetable in PE.

Enquiries in the first instance should be emailed to

Please apply to the Headmistress, Mrs Marina Gardiner Legge, c/o Deputy Bursar, Mrs Lynn Farrin, Heathfield School, London Road, Ascot SL5 8BQ or 

Application forms are available on our website:

Previous applicants need not re-apply

Closing date: Thursday 15th March 2018, 12:00pm

Interview date: w/c Monday 19th March 2018

Heathfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants should be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosures and Barring Service. Heathfield School is an equal opportunities employer.

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More about Heathfield School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: London Road, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 8BQ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1344 898 343
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Based in the town of Ascot, in Berkshire, Heathfield School is a secondary mainstream school with a sixth form. It is an independent educational establishment for girls aged between 11 and 18. It opened in 1899 by Eleanor Wyatt as a boarding school f...