Director of Sport

Watford Grammar School for Boys, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 7JF

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    3 February 2022

Job details

Contract type

Permanent

Salary

Main pay range 1 to Upper pay range 3, £26,948 to £42,780 per year & TLR 12,114 pa

Director of Sport job summary

WATFORD GRAMMAR SCHOOL FOR BOYS
A leading UK State School for boys aged 11-18 with a national reputation for academic excellence
'An outstanding school' - OFSTED 2021

Ideally required for January 2023
Director of Sport (TLR 1.3 £12,114 per annum)

We seek an enthusiastic, well-qualified and experienced PE and games teacher (with QTS) to lead the curriculum (including GCSE and A Level PE) and extra-curricular provision for school sport. The successful candidate will have a commitment to sport for all and the achievement of excellence in line with our school values. An ability to lead and engage with a programme of extra-curricular fixtures (including Saturday fixtures) is essential and expertise in at least one of our three major sports (hockey, rugby and cricket) is highly desirable. Experience of teaching GCSE and A level PE is also a highly desirable attribute.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with our students who regularly compete at County, Regional and National level. WBGS has an excellent reputation for sporting inclusivity and excellence and has recently benefitted from significant investment in sports facilities.

For a successful candidate we are able to support the completion of an MA.
Our Admissions Policy prioritises children of staff.
Accommodation at a competitive rate may be available.

Further information is available on our website at https://www.watfordboys.org/48/job-vacancies. Completed application forms to Ian Cooksey, Headmaster, head@watfordboys.org. The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Check. The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 27th June 2022.

Additional allowances

We are always seeking to improve staff wellbeing:
Low academic curriculum contact time (80%)
An admissions policy that prioritises children of staff
Flexible approach to leave
Increased holiday through disaggregation of INSET days
Governors' contribution of £1,500 to staff common room
Free biscuits, tea/coffee and milk
Dining allowance for parents' evenings and INSETS
Free flu jabs
Cycle Scheme, free use of gym, free counselling service, free yoga sessions
Cover supervisors and external invigilators employed
Subsidised staff accommodation next to the school

Applying for the job

Further information is available on our website at https://www.watfordboys.org/48/job-vacancies. Completed application forms to Ian Cooksey, Headmaster, head@watfordboys.org. The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS Check. The closing date for applications is 9am Monday 27th June 2022.

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Supporting documents

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About Watford Grammar School for Boys

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1456 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01923208900

A leading, partially selective UK State School for boys aged 11-18, with an enviable national reputation for academic achievement and excellence across a broad range of sporting, musical and artistic pursuits. Expanding from 7 to 8 form entry from 2018. Outstanding Ofsted - October 2021

Arranging a visit to Watford Grammar School for Boys

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