Assistant Head of Sport

Berkshire
Full-time
05 Jun
dependent on experience

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and enthusiastic Assistant Head of Sport with drive and vision, to join our wonderful team at Upton House School, to teach PE and coach games throughout the school.

This is an exciting time for sport at Upton House, we have recently qualified for the IAPS National Swimming Championships in three different events, had extremely successful results in regional football fixtures, as well as finishing third in the regional IAPS netball tournament. This opportunity will be suited to an individual who can ensure our pupils get the maximum possible opportunity to display their talents in extra-curricular provision and competitive sport.

The successful candidate must:

  • have a Level 2 netball qualification, high level of netball coaching, playing and umpiring experience, including Bee netball for IAPS
  • have experience of coaching and umpiring hockey
  • have at least two years post qualification experience
  • have the ability to lead, inspire and develop colleagues and pupils
  • have high expectations of themselves, colleagues and pupils
  • be willing increase competitive sport with other schools and encourage and support participation in external sporting opportunities
  • good knowledge of sport including: netball, hockey, rugby, football, swimming and rowing
  • have a full driving licence and be happy to drive the minibus

Ideally we are also looking for experience of:

  • Hosting tournaments (hockey and cricket)
  • Coaching cricket (soft ball)
  • Teaching gymnastics at a Pre-Prep and Prep level
  • First Aid qualification

Upton House is an inspiring learning environment and highly regarded with a strong tradition and values, but constantly forward thinking. Recent ISI Inspections have given excellent ratings to all aspects of the school, its leadership and governance.

An application pack can be downloaded from the school website www.uptonhouse.org.uk/discover-upton-house/vacancies

Upton House is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants for the post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers and an enhanced criminal record check with the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Upton House School is an independent day school for boys and girls aged 3 to 11.

  • Berkshire
  • Full-time
  • 05 June 2022
  • dependent on experience

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