Director of Sport, High Wycombe

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Wycombe Abbey SchoolHigh Wycombe

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Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector.
Contract term: Permanent

Wycombe Abbey has a long-standing reputation for its fine sporting tradition. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding and inspirational teacher to take on a significant leadership and management role as Director of Sport at this prestigious, forward-thinking and high-achieving school. 

Wycombe Abbey enjoys exceptional sporting facilities including a state-of-the art sports centre, five lacrosse pitches, a large floodlit Astroturf pitch, nineteen netball courts and twenty tennis courts. 

The School seeks a Director of Sport with a clear and ambitious vision and excellent sporting ability, who will successfully lead a large team of staff and inspire pupils to participate in sporting activities to a high level.

Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector. Family accommodation is available.

Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs R Wilkinson by emailing the Human Resources Manager, Mrs J Wetenhall

Further details are found under ‘Vacancies’ on the School website:

Closing date for applications: 12 Noon, 21 May 2018.

Wycombe Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Registered Charity No. 310638

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More about Wycombe Abbey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Abbey Way, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 520381
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Wycombe Abbey is committed to maintaining full boarding for the needs of modern families. Girls who enter the school at 11+ have their own Junior Boarding House. From the age of 12 to 17, pupils live in 9 mixed-age Senior Houses, and in the Upper Six...