Head of Sport, Cambridge

Expiring soon

Hills Road Sixth Form CollegeCambridge

Date posted:
Start date: 23 August 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £43,242 to £45,489 depending on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity to lead the College’s outstanding Sport department in its provision of A Level PE along with an offering of both a competitive and participative sport programme. The Sport department enable over 900 students to take part in sport each week through either the College enrichment programme or the programme of competitive sport fixtures. Thirty five teams participate in twenty different sports on a competitive basis in regional, national and on occasions international competitions, with great success. The department also has a strong track record in delivering excellent academic results in the delivery of A Level PE. The successful candidate will be a passionate advocate of teaching and learning with the ability to lead and inspire students and staff alike. In addition, they will be a qualified coach in at least one major sport.  Organised, driven and open to new ideas and ways of working, the successful candidate may be an existing Head of Department looking for a more extensive challenge or an established PE teacher looking to take the next step in their career. 

Please refer to the job description and person specification; if you would like to discuss any aspect of the role before making an application, please contact Nicki Dartnell (Deputy Principal) for an informal discussion ndartnell@hillsroad.ac.uk

Details and an application form for the above post may be obtained from our website www.hillsroad.ac.uk

If you would like any further general information please speak to the College’s Human Resources Manager, Michele Nightingale on 01223 278063 or email mnightingale@hillsroad.ac.uk

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 21st January. Interviews will take place on Friday 1st February.

The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and staff and expects all members of the College community, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment. The College actively promotes equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.



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Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hills Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB2 8PE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 247251
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The College operates on an attractive site just over a mile south of the centre of the historic city of Cambridge. Having responded to strong and sustained demand for places over a number of years we now have approaching 2,400 full-time 16-19 student...