Head of Sport Performance, Buckinghamshire

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Wycombe Abbey SchoolBuckinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: April or September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Wycombe Abbey has its own salary scale which compares favourably with other independent schools and is well above that of the maintained sector.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic and able teacher to join our large and vibrant PE department.  

The post holder will be responsible for overseeing individual sporting profiles of our pupils, leading the School’s Aspiring Athlete Support Programme, overseeing individual and team strength and conditioning programmes and promoting performance levels across the School. The ability to teach academic PE is desirable and we are particularly keen to hear from applicants who specialise in lacrosse, netball or tennis.

Wycombe Abbey enjoys exceptional sporting facilities including a state-of-the-art sports centre, 5 lacrosse pitches, a large floodlit Astroturf pitch, sixteen netball courts and twenty tennis courts.  

The School has its own salary scale which is well above that of the maintained sector.

Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the Headmistress, Mrs J Duncan by emailing the Human Resources Manager, Mrs J Wetenhall: wetenhallj@wycombeabbey.com.  

Further details and applications forms can be found on the School website: www.wycombeabbey.com

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on 25 November 2019.

Interviews: 4 December 2019. 

Wycombe Abbey School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

Registered Charity No. 310638

More about Wycombe Abbey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Abbey Way, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP11 1PE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1494 520381
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Wycombe Abbey is committed to maintaining full boarding for the needs of modern families. Girls who enter the school at 11+ have their own Junior Boarding House. From the age of 12 to 17, pupils live in 9 mixed-age Senior Houses, and in the Upper Six...