Director of Sport, Hammersmith and Fulham

Latymer Upper SchoolHammersmith and Fulham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking to appoint an experienced and visionary practitioner to oversee the next phase of sports development at Latymer.  The successful candidate will have a clear understanding of the purpose and value of physical activity in a modern independent day school and be able to lead and inspire our heads of sport to deliver an inspirational programme that engages maximum participation.

With an ability to promote high performance and competitive success alongside ensuring that all pupils have access to high-quality opportunities, you will be a convincing advocate for both competitive sport and for health-promoting fitness.  

This will be an important ambassadorial role as the figurehead of Latymer sport and will involve building and maintaining positive relationships with pupils, parents, the community and the wider common room.  You will also need to work closely with the Prep School to ensure that resources are efficiently deployed, and that the school provides a coherent physical experience for pupils from 7-18. 

As our new Director of Sport, you will ensure that exercise provision sits at the heart of the school’s wellbeing initiatives and positively influences the lives of the entire community. 

For further information and how to apply, please go to our website via the Apply button.

Closing date: 9am on Tuesday 25 February 2020 

First interviews: Thursday 5 March 2020

Final interviews: Wednesday 18 March 2020

Please note that we are working with Independent Coach Education on this appointment. They are able to answer enquiries from potential applicants. If you would like to do this prior to applying, please contact Dan Scargill, Director of Recruitment on 015395 60060 or 

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references.

More about Latymer Upper School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 237 King Street, Hammersmith, London, W6 9LR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8629 2024
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