Director of Sport, Cheltenham

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Cheltenham CollegeCheltenham

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Based on College's own salary scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

From September 2018, The College is looking to appoint an experienced and ambitious sports professional to lead the development of sport in both the Senior and Prep Schools and to establish the College further as a centre of excellence. Sport is one of Cheltenham College’s great strengths and places us amongst the leading schools nationally. Sports include rugby, hockey, netball, cricket, rowing, tennis, football, rackets, squash, athletics, swimming, shooting, polo, badminton and golf. 

The successful candidate will have the skills, vision and determination to direct a talented team of teachers, sports coaches and professionals, and to inspire pupils of all abilities including elite sportsmen and women.

How to apply

Application forms and a full job description can be found on the College website:

Please forward a completed application form and covering letter, electronically, to:

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 19 March 2018 with interviews planned for Thursday 22 March. 

If you would like to discuss the post informally, please contact the Recruitment Team at and we will arrange for you to receive a call from our Senior Team.

Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.

Job location

More about Cheltenham College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Bath Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7LD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1242 265600
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