Head of Junior School Sport, Oxfordshire

Closing date:Expiring today

Magdalen College SchoolOxfordshire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Magdalen College School, founded in 1480 by William of Waynflete, is one of the country’s leading independent day schools.  It is situated in an enviable location at the heart of Oxford beside the River Cherwell. 

The school is seeking to appoint a hard-working, skilled and motivated individual from 1st September 2019, to further develop sport within the Junior School. The successful applicant will be expected to administrate all sport from the ages of 7-11, coach to a high level, contribute to Senior School sport and manage both a small department as well as colleagues from the JS Common Room. 

The Head of Junior School Sport will be responsible to the Director of Sport, and ultimately to the Master via the Usher, for the proper discharge of his or her duties.  They will be based in the Junior School and work in close conjunction with the Head of Junior School. These duties will include all aspects relating to the administration of a year-round coaching and training programme, planning a competitive and balanced fixture list, and inspiring pupils within the Junior School to play sport both inside and outside school.  This will be in addition to other duties in the school, as reasonably requested by the Director of Sport, the Head of Junior School and the Master.  Further information on the post is attached.  

Candidates should submit the Application Form for Teaching Staff, which can be found on the Job Vacancy link of the website (www.mcsoxford.org).  This should be emailed together with a CV and covering letter of application to the Recruitment Officer, Mrs Sarah Hunter, (shunter@mcsoxford.org).  All documentation should be sent by Midday, Monday 22nd April; (please note that we would welcome early applications). Interviews will be held on Wednesday 24th April and shortlisted candidates will be contacted by telephone. The school's preferred method of communication is by email and it will not be necessary to send a hard copy of the documents by post. 

Magdalen College  School  is  committed  to  safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and the successful candidate will be required to undergo statutory checks before the commencement of his/her employment.

More about Magdalen College School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Oxford, Oxfordshire, OX4 1DZ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1865 242191
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MCS has a rich and distinctive history.  The school was founded in 1480 by William Waynflete who believed in education as a facilitator of social mobility, and as such wanted to found a school of an entirely new kind. MCS quickly flourished as a...