Head of Sport

Location: 

London, ENG, GB

Date:  3 Apr 2024

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ROLE SUMMARY:

 

 

Wetherby Kensington provides an environment that promotes educational excellence and tradition through a forward-thinking, holistic curriculum within which the needs of individual pupils are fostered.

 

Wetherby Kensington is a school for boys from Reception to Year 3 and is two form entry per year group. The boys receive high levels of academic education and pastoral care. The Wetherby Kensington boys begin their learning journey in Reception and can stay at Wetherby Kensington until they are eight years old. Wetherby Kensington can be found in Wetherby Gardens and is in a conservation area. The school overlooks the beautiful Wetherby Gardens.

 

With the opening of the Preparatory School in 2004, Wetherby boys have the opportunity to proceed through, or sit a competitive exam for, a London Day School.

 

The adopted motto of Wetherby Kensington is ‘Care, share and be fair’. These are the underlying principles of all that we stand for at Wetherby Kensington. Every boy is encouraged to be the best that he can be and every member of staff is committed to enabling each individual to fulfil his potential and achieve his goal. The school is a happy and vibrant one, an energetic and forward learning environment, whilst retaining the best of educational traditions.

 

Wetherby Kensington are looking for an experienced, highly motivated and enthusiastic Head of Sport to lead the teaching of Physical Education and Games from September 2024. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious sports teacher with excellent organisational and inter-personal skills. 

 

The Head of Sport will be a member of the teaching staff at Wetherby Kensington and will hold responsibility for the planning, delivery, monitoring and review of the school's Sport in conjunction with the Head ans SMT.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To plan and prepare schemes of work for physical education, games and swimming, which ensure progression and continuity in learning. 
  • To teach consistently teach high quality and inspiring physical education, games and swimming to the whole school in conjunction with other sports staff, as appropriate. 
  • To ensure that all staff are aware of the games curriculum, the plan for each session and are able to implement it effectively for the benefit of all pupils. 
  • To lead the other members of staff in the sports department in delivering the best possible sports programme. 
  • To ensure that pupils of all abilities are given the best possible coaching experience and opportunities are found for all boys in Year 2 and 3 to represent the school. 
  • To promote good sportsmanship and fair play amongst all boys in all sports activities (please view the job description for full details)

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE:

  • Be a fully qualified teacher 
  • Be excellent classroom practitioners who value children 
  • Have high, though realistic expectations of the children 
  • Have a thorough up-to-date knowledge of the sports curriculum 
  • Be IT competent 
  • Be committed to making a difference to all children of all abilities and talents, using a variety of teaching styles to aid learning 
  • Be a committed, dynamic and pro-active teacher and a cheerful, friendly and cooperative member of the staff 
  • Be supportive and positive in their interactions with team members and pupils 
  • Maintain excellent levels of appearance, attendance and punctuality 
  • Be fully involved in the life of the school 
  • Value, and be willing to promote, the caring ethos of the school 
  • Be a team player 

 

Interviews will be taking place on 23rd April 2024.

SAFEGUARDING STATEMENT

Inspired Education Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practices and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. 

School Application Form

 

Teaching Application Form

Please download the link above and complete the application form, attach this during application process if you would like to be considered for this role.

 

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