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Dame Alice Owen's School - Director of Sport - September 2021

Alliance member: Dame Alice Owen's School

Closing date: Monday, 8th March 2021


Full-time permanent post (MPS/UPS plus TLR 1b)

Required for September 2021

Closing date: Noon, Monday 8 March 2021
Interview date: To be confirmed

We reserve the right to make an appointment before the closing date, so early applications are encouraged.

The Governors of this highly successful, partially selective, mixed school invite applications for the post of Director of Sport. We seek a highly motivated and energetic candidate to lead our very successful, well-resourced PE Department. As Director of Sport you would be responsible for all sporting matters within the school, including leading specialist PE teaching up to A level, developing our extensive Saturday and mid-week fixture programme and managing the sports
facilities on our 35 acre site. The successful candidate should be an outstanding and experienced teacher of at least two of the school's priority sports (football, netball, rugby, hockey, cricket and athletics).

In 2019, 96% of all students secured five or more Grades 9-4 or equivalent at GCSE, and 84% of A level entries were graded A*- B. 73% GCSE PE results were graded 9-7, with 100% at grade 5 or above. In 2018, 83% of A Level PE results were graded A*-B.

The school is situated on an attractive 35-acre site in the Green Belt, has excellent facilities and is committed to an extensive programme of staff development. Central London is easily reached by rail from Potters Bar and the school is close to motorway links.

Please visit > About Us > Vacancies to download an application pack. For an informal discussion, please contact Lona Hennigan, EA to the Headteacher via

Please send your completed application forms together with a covering letter stating why you are well placed to take this position at our school to by noon, Monday 8 March 2021.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools