Job details

Job details
Employer Royal Russell School
Location Croydon
Salary Above SNS
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date
Job starts September 2017

Co-educational boarding and day school (HMC)

1000+ pupils (3 to 18) with 200 in Sixth Form

Head of Football

September 2017

Royal Russell is renowned for playing an attractive brand of passing football that is entertaining to watch. This philosophy is based on the ethic that 'quality practice makes perfect', putting the team first, training hard and reaping the benefits. This has provided a proven track record of winning national competitions and given individuals opportunities to play at professional clubs.

We offer an exceptional programme for players of all ability levels with an extensive fixture list. Our Elite U13, U15 and U18 teams, we believe, have the best football programme nationally, that offer daily training with a minimum of 15 coaching hours a week, delivered by our highly qualified and experienced staff. 

We are looking for an exceptional innovative Head of Football to lead our football programme and continue with its success for all.

Our exceptional onsite facilities include, 6 full size grass football pitches, a new Olympic standard floodlit hockey pitch, 2 further new floodlit all-weather games areas for Netball and Tennis. We also have a large well equipped sports hall, a gymnasium and a 25m indoor swimming pool. A challenging cross-country course challengingly winds its way through our extensive grounds.

The school has full planning permission to build a floodlit 4G football AstroTurf. With further exciting projects in the near future and a nationally successful reputation, sport at Royal Russell offers exceptional opportunities for all our pupils.

The Royal Russell pay scale which is above SNS includes a generous allowance for suitably qualified and experienced staff. Allowances are available for specific pastoral and academic responsibilities.

We offer excellent benefits which include free lunch, free car parking, use of on-site tennis courts, gym and swimming pool. Staff are also entitled to 50% discount on School fees (pro-rata for part time/term time staff).

If you are interested in joining us, please visit http://www.royalrussell.co.uk/Vacancies where you will find further information on this position and an application form. A fully completed application form which includes a supporting statement outlining the extent to which you meet our requirements as set out in the person specification, and details of two referees, one of which should be a current or most recent employer should be emailed to our Human Resources team at hr@royalrussell.co.uk to whom any enquiries about the post should be addressed. References may be taken up before interview. 

Applications will be considered on receipt and should arrive no later than 12 noon on Wednesday 3rd May 2017. Interviews will be held at the school in w/c 8th May 2017. If you have not heard from us by Friday 12th May 2017 you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List) and other pre-employment screening including a check on the Secretary of State list of prohibited staff.

About the employer

Information about Royal Russell School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 18 years
Denomination Church of England
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Coombe Lane
Croydon
Surrey
CR9 5BX
United Kingdom
+44 20 86514169