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Head of Sports Science

Date Posted: Wednesday 28 December 2022

Vacancy Type: Full-Time

Closing date for application: 18/01/2023

Interview date: 24/01/2023

For September 2023, Cheltenham College seeks an outstanding teacher of Sports Science to lead the Sports Science Department.

This is a a very popular subject at the school and the first time a teaching vacancy has come up in the department in 10 years.

In the “classroom”, to better support the pupils, the department collects practical video footage for both GCSE and A Level pupils which creates more time for practical and theoretical learning within the subject. The practical element supports the theoretical specification giving each pupil a variety of learning opportunities. Beyond the core curriculum, pupils learn the importance and value of all that sport offers.

Aside from being an outstanding classroom practitioner, the postholder will be responsible for ensuring that, within the department, teaching and learning are excellent, specifically through lesson observation, appraisal, continuing professional development.

Full details of the role can be found in the job description.

How to apply

To apply, please forward a completed application form and supplementary information form, together with covering letter, electronically, to: recruitment@cheltenhamcollege.org

Closing date for applications is 10am on Wednesday, 18 January 2023:

Interviews are scheduled to take place on; Tuesday, 24 January 2023.

Cheltenham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in its recruitment and selection of job applicants and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from suitably qualified individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We encourage all candidates to ensure that College is aware of your particular requirements should you be invited to interview.