Job vacancy

Director of Sport

Full Time

Closing date: 26.02.2024

St Joseph’s College seeks a passionate, highly-motivated, charismatic and visionary leader for its sports programme. The position becomes vacant following the internal promotion of the current Director of Sport and Business Development.

The successful candidate will have proven ability as a leader of sport. The Board has approved a Sport Strategic Development Plan, and the Director of Sport will be responsible for developing and delivering this. They will communicate a clear vision for the faculty, and provide inspirational leadership, building on the considerable progress of the last 18 months. Strong morale, consistently high standards and a positive tone will be the foundations of this.

The Director of Sport will work closely with the College’s Senior Leadership Team and the heads of individual sports to ensure a cohesive and broad-minded approach to school sport and physical well-being. It will ensure that sport reflects whole-school policies and priorities, and will involve working with other departments to ensure a consistent approach. The successful candidate will be influential in developing the next three-year vision and mission for sport and physical well-being. They will create literature, and other communications, for both internal and external consumption.

Further details can be found on the Job description.

Closing date: Midday Monday 26 February 2024 with interviews w/c Monday 4 March.

The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.

Please send a completed application form and covering letter which evidences your suitability for this position.

To help with your application the following guidance relating to recruitment at St Joseph’s College is available for all applicants to download:

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant.

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