Head of PE

Gresham's SchoolNorfolk

Gresham’s School is situated in the Georgian town of Holt and sits within 200 acres of glorious countryside. Set in an area of outstanding natural beauty, and with the Norfolk Broads and the North Norfolk Coast just a few miles away.

Gresham’s offers a rare opportunity where children can join us at our Nursery and Pre-Prep from the age of 2 and continue with their education at our Prep and Senior Schools up to the age of 18. Our most recent inspection by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) rated Gresham’s ‘Excellent’ in all nine categories across all three schools, Pre Prep, Prep and Senior.

We are looking to recruit an outstanding sports practitioner to the role of Head of PE, where the successful candidate would be joining a successful and well-resourced department. The ideal applicant will need to be an ambitious and inspirational individual who is excited at the prospect of joining a strong team.

The subject is taught by a friendly and collaborative team of five teachers who have a vast range of experience between them.  All pupils take part in practical PE during a nine-week carousel programme in Year 9, covering activities such as swimming, health and fitness, badminton, basketball and indoor hockey.

The School has both boarding and day students and runs an extended school day offering a vast range of sporting and extra-curricular activities. Our academic staff are expected to embrace the co-curricular life at Gresham’s, whether you love hobbies, drama or enjoy working on projects with the local community, we have more than enough to keep you busy.

Quick Apply or alternatively please visit our website www.greshams.com/Job-opportunities where you will find an application form and further information.  Our recruitment team can also be reached by telephone on 01263 714623 or by emailing hr@greshams.com Please do not hesitate to contact the school in advance of your application to discuss the position.

Closing Date: 25th January 2021 (12 noon)

Interviews: 1st February 2021

Please note: We reserve the right to interview, and appoint during the period up to and including 1st February 2021.


Gresham’s is proud of its exemplary approach to the safeguarding of our children and conduct a robust recruitment process. Applicants are expected to engage fully with the requirements of this process. An offer to join the School is made subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check along with clearance on all other relevant safeguarding and child protection requirements.

Registered Charity No: 1105500

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