Head of Hockey, Wimbledon

Closing date:

Wimbledon High SchoolWimbledon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or earlier
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The role:

This is an opportunity for an experienced PE Teacher and Hockey specialist to join a vibrant, challenging and enormously fun teaching community in one of this country’s leading girls’ schools.

As Head of Hockey, you will oversee all aspects of the Hockey PE and co-curriculum programmes to ensure that high standards of coaching, teaching and learning are delivered.

Leading by example, you will manage the Hockey coaching team to ensure that they have clear expectations of their roles, and that high performance standards are achieved and maintained. You will also promote excellence in all aspects of teaching and learning related to Hockey to ensure all pupils develop their potential and are equipped for life beyond school.

PE and Hockey at Wimbledon High School

Sport and Physical Education is an integral part of life at Wimbledon High School and our department is busy and vibrant, with large numbers of girls participating daily.

We have extensive facilities, including a full size floodlit astro-turf hockey pitch.

About the School:

One of London’s top day schools, Wimbledon High School is a highly academic school for girls aged 4 to 18, located in the heart of Wimbledon, less than 20 minutes from central London. Our motivated students are challenged to believe in themselves within a stimulating environment and there is a ‘can-do’ attitude throughout the school, with girls involved in all sorts of clubs and activities.

Benefits:

As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

For further details and an application form please click the apply button. 

Closing date: 9am Friday 22 February 2019.

Interview date: Monday 4 March 2019.

The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

Wimbledon High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.




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More about Wimbledon High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: Mansel Road, London, SW19 4AB, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8971 0900
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Wimbledon High School GDST is a popular and academically very successful school.

We are a centre of excellence, demonstrating thought leadership and taking a lead in girls’ education. Our innovative pastoral programme, GROW, is at the core ...