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Sports Coach – Netball Specialist

King Edward's WitleySurrey

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding Sports Coach, specialising in Netball, to lead and develop netball coaching and playing standards and to support colleagues by coaching other sports and physical education within a well-regarded and expanding Sports Department.

As a member of the Sports Department, the successful candidate will lead and develop Netball coaching and playing throughout the School. There is the opportunity to work with other sports. S/he will be fully involved in all fixtures and training sessions during the week, including Games afternoons.

The Sports Coach is responsible for the development and delivery of an effective netball coaching programme and will support the Sports Department in the delivery of other sports, working with players in school years 7 to 13. The Coach will assist the development of players of all standards, positioning King Edward’s a sporting school of the highest calibre.

The Sports Department at King Edward’s is one of the busiest but most exciting departments in the School. Pupils in Years 7–9 have three hours of Games and one Core PE lesson per week. Those in Years 10–11 have two hours of Games per week plus Core PE, whilst the Sixth Form have two hours of Games. All year groups have after-school training practice on top of the curriculum Games sessions. IGCSE PE is offered to Year 10 pupils, who will then sit their exam in Year 11. We also offer the IB Sport Science and A-Level PE courses for those pupils in the 6th Form.

There are over 20 sports and physical activities offered at the school, where we enjoy local and national success with both teams and individual pupils. The Sports Department is made up of four qualified full-time PE teachers and Games coaches who deliver the curriculum to pupils from Year 7 to Year 13.

As well as a personal sense of accomplishment and job satisfaction, we also offer a competitive salary, pension scheme, staff fee remission on school fees both at King Edward’s and Barrow Hills School, free car parking, free use of our gym, swimming pool and sports facilities, all meals and snacks on duty and a Cycle to Work Scheme.

King Edward's School is a co-educational boarding and day 11–18 school for some 400 pupils, around 35% of whom are full boarders. We are an HMC school and proud of our unique heritage and place among British co-educational independent schools. Set in 33 acres with excellent facilities, Barrow Hills School is a co-educational, Christian, day school for around 200 children aged 2-13. 

To apply, please complete the Application Form or for further details, visit our website or contact the HR Department on HR@KESW.ORG or telephone 01428 686739. 

Closing date: Noon on 10th December 2021. 

King Edward’s School Witley is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants are required to complete an Enhanced disclosure through the DBS. Please refer to our websites or ask HR for our child protection and rehabilitation of offenders’ policy. Applicants from underrepresented groups are particularly welcome.

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