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Job details

Job details
Employer St Gabriel's School
Location West Berkshire
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

We are looking to appoint an inspirational role model and an energetic, innovative teacher and passionate leader and motivator. The successful candidate will oversee and further develop a team of dedicated staff to create a culture of aspiration and engagement across the School. This is a fantastic opportunity for a committed and inspiring teacher to be part of a highly successful team which consistently delivers high achievement for all students

St Gabriel’s provides a completely holistic sporting provision and offers a multi-dimensional approach towards pupils’ sport, health and fitness; the school seeks to prepare well its pupils for an active life. In an environment where all pupils aspire to develop their sporting ability, some obviously excel within a superior experience of competitive sport. All sporting opportunities are available to all pupils, regardless of ability, and St Gabriel’s seeks to stimulate and engage pupils’ interest in team games from the outset. 

The successful candidate will be:

  • An outstanding leader with a real passion for inspiring young people to be involved in physical activity 
  • A person of charisma, energy and dynamism with the vision and drive to develop St Gabriel’s sport 
  • An excellent teacher and coach who will inspire the department and model best practice 
  • A skilled communicator able to convey the School’s commitment to, and ambition for, sport 
  • An accomplished manager and administrator, skilled in the use of IT 
  • A dedicated role model and ambassador for the School and its sport

The ability to teach both GCSE and A level would be an advantage.

The successful candidate will be expected to play a full part in the extra-curricular programme.

We value our staff and, as such, you can expect to work in a friendly, supportive environment and enjoy the benefits of ongoing professional development.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of appointment will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

St Gabriel’s is an independent day school founded in 1929 which incorporates Sandleford, our EYFS provision; at present there are approximately 500 pupils in the School. Sandleford Priory dates back to the early Middle Ages and is set in a beautiful Grade 1 listed building within 54 acres of Capability Brown parkland, which provides a gracious setting in which to work.

St Gabriel’s pupils thrive through strong, effective pastoral support; our broad curriculum and range of activities afford each pupil the opportunity to enjoy success according to their particular talents. St Gabriel’s is no ordinary school; parents are always impressed by the sense of purpose and enthusiasm of the talented, committed staff and the confidence of the extremely happy pupils.

An application pack, containing the full job description and application form can also be found on our website 

Applicants must complete an application form and forward the correctly completed form to Mr Ricki Smith, Principal either by post or via

Closing date: Wednesday, 22 March 2017

About the employer

Information about St Gabriel's School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 1 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Sandleford Priory
RG20 9BD
United Kingdom
+44 1635 555698