Director of Sport (Male), Kingswinford

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The Summerhill SchoolKingswinford

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: National Teacher Pay Scale + TLR 2C
Contract term: Permanent


National Teacher Pay Scale + TLR 2C (currently £6,515 per annum) 

Starting September 2018  

We are looking to appoint an outstanding Director of Sport who will build upon the sporting success of the school, but also lead and develop new opportunities. We have excellent PE facilities: a large sports hall, a heated 4 lane indoor swimming pool, a superb all-weather pitch, tennis courts and extensive grass pitches. 

This post is suitable either for an experienced Head of PE, wanting to move to work with our wonderful children, or for someone starting out on their leadership journey, whereby you will receive high quality training and support.   

This role has a genuine occupational requirement that the post is carried out by a male and the post is advertised pursuant to Schedule 9 Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010. 

Governors appointed a new Executive Headteacher in October 2016 and you will be joining the school at an exciting time as we are on a journey to become beyond outstanding.   

Do you have the drive, high standards and passion to ensure our students make a real difference to their outcomes and life chances? 

Do you want to join something truly special? 

Do you possess the following attributes? 

• Ability to be an exceptional member of staff with clear capacity and the desire to improve 

• Potential to progress in your career 

• Possession of a wide range of skills to support our staff, students, parents and community towards excellence 

• The skills, experience and ability to gain the confidence of students and staff 

• Professional presence, capability and clarity with an excellent demonstration of the ability to motivate and empower 

• A clear sense of fun, energy, drive and passion  

You will be able to plan and deliver stimulating and challenging lessons whilst setting appropriate and challenging work for all abilities.  We are looking for someone who is committed to working with colleagues across the school who is committed and ambitious for their own professional development. 

If you would like an informal conversation with Mr Bowkett prior to applying, or to arrange a visit, please contact Miss K Stone, PA to the Executive Headeacher by emailing   

You should complete an online application form through the WM Jobs website at Online application forms only will be accepted for this vacancy.  If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the HR Resourcing Team on 01384 811300 (option 1) or via e-mail to HR   

The above post requires an enhanced disclosure in accordance with the Protection of Children Act 1999. 

Closing date: Thursday 19th April, 2018 at 12 noon

All applications will be considered on receipt.  We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised date.

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More about The Summerhill School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lodge Lane, Kingswinford, West Midlands, DY6 9XE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1384 816165
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