PE Co-ordinator - Full-time
Pay: Kent Range 5 or MPS if NQT
Start Date: Sep 2018
Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys is seeking to appoint a highly organised and motivated individual to this varied and interesting role. The first part of the job is Head of Girls’ Sport, which will focus on the development of sport for girls in Key Stage 5, mainly within Hockey, Netball and Rugby. This will involve working with the Director of Hockey and Director of Rugby to develop a programme for those students. The second area of duty is as a technician to the Physical Education team at the Simon Langton Grammar School for Boys, supporting the department through fulfilling a range of practical, technical and administrative duties.
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 full internationals across a variety of sports. Girls join us in the 6th form and the school runs a very successful Girls’ Sport programme that includes Netball, Rugby, Hockey, Cricket and Rounders.
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: 27th 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.