Director of Sport, Suffolk

Closing date:Expiring today

Royal Hospital SchoolSuffolk

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: RHS Own Salary Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

The Royal Hospital School is a leading independent co-educational boarding and day school for 11 – 18 year olds, set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the River Stour.

The Royal Hospital School has the following vacancy starting in September 2020:


We wish to appoint a Director of Sport to take responsibility for the overall direction of sport and physical wellbeing at the Royal Hospital School, to include the creation and implementation of an overarching sport and physical wellbeing strategy. 

The successful candidate will have the ability to shape and influence the strategic direction of sport and physical wellbeing at The Royal Hospital School, to engender confidence in the quality and breadth of provision amongst pupils and parents and demonstrate the aptitude to lead and develop a highly committed team of specialist sports staff,  coaches and willing staff.

This is an exciting opportunity to influence and shape the provision and performance of sport at The Royal Hospital School.

RHS has its own salary scale, outstanding development opportunities and subsidised accommodation may be available.  

Please send a completed application form and covering letter (no more than one side of A4) to

Closing date for applications:  Thursday 21 November 2019 at 12noon

Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 25 November 2019

Further details of this position can be downloaded by visiting   or by contacting the HR Manager on or 01473 326200.

For more information about the Royal Hospital School, please visit 

The Royal Hospital School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all employees and volunteers to share our commitment. Employment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.

More about Royal Hospital School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Holbrook, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2RX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1473 326200
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Welcome to the Royal Hospital School

Set in 200 acres of Suffolk countryside overlooking the Stour Estuary and within an hour of London, the Royal Hospital School is a leading, co-educational boarding and day school for ...