PE Director of Hockey
Pay: MPS/UPS depending on experience (TLR of 2C £2,666)
Start Date: Sep 2018
Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys is seeking to appoint a dynamic and enthusiastic Director of Hockey from September 2018 who will lead the newly formed Elite Hockey Academy as well a fulfilling the duties of a teacher of Physical Education. The successful candidate will have coached or played Hockey to a high level, and ideally will have experience of leading a hockey programme in an educational setting.
As a selective school, graded ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, we are fortunate that our student body are, on the whole, bright and enthusiastic. There are many talented sportsmen and women amongst their number and the school does well at collecting representative honours. Our teams feature strongly in county tournaments, frequently moving on to national competitions. In recent years Rugby, Hockey and Football have reached the top 16 and the top 8 in National Competitions. Many of our students have represented their sport at county level, a number at regional and several at full international across a variety of sports.
The Physical Education Department enjoys some of the very best facilities in the area. There is a floodlight synthetic turf pitch used for both Rugby and Football, a 25m heated indoor swimming pool, an indoor climbing centre, a fitness suite, a strength and conditioning suite, a sports hall and a gymnasium. Surrounding the school are its playing fields with provision for rugby, cricket, football, outdoor volleyball and athletics on site. The school also utilises Polo farm sports centre for Hockey, where Canterbury HC play in the Premier League.
For more information on sport at the school, please visit our website.
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Closing date: Midday Monday 19th March 2018
Interview date: 26th March 2018
Information about the school
Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys is a school community of nearly 1000 students and staff set in the Kent countryside on the outskirts of the medieval city of Canterbury. We enjoy a high reputation locally and nationally as a school with an enviable academic record consequent upon inspirational teaching and top quality pastoral care. We also consider ourselves to be in the vanguard of English schools developing a ‘futures’ strategy and applying innovative approaches to teaching and learning.
Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.