January 24, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
We are looking for an experienced, passionate and inspiring individual to join our team as Assistant Director of Sport.
In accordance with the School Pay Scale for Teachers. Range according to experience from £28,480 to £48,835 as well as a Management Allowance pa
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
February 08, 2023


Founded in 1646, Reading Blue Coat is a leading independent day school of circa 800 pupils from ages 11 to 18. The School is located on a beautiful 46-acre campus in the village of Sonning, just outside Reading.

The School employs more than 180 staff, of whom 50% are academic staff, and provides a stimulating, friendly and supportive atmosphere in which each pupil can realise his or her full intellectual, physical, and creative potential.

We are looking for an experienced, passionate and inspiring individual to join our team as Assistant Director of Sport.

In this role, you will contribute to and lead elements of the co-curricular sporting programme with direction from the Director of Sport. You will also be a key contributor to the development of a co-educational programme that challenges and inspires all of our pupils.

The ideal candidate will have experience of teaching sport in an educational setting, proven experience of running extra-curricular clubs and activities and coaching competitive sports teams. They will also have played and/or coached hockey at high level standard, with experience in coaching/competing in gymnastics an advantage.

This is a full time role working across the School’s operational hours during the academic year.

Reading Blue Coat offers an exceptional working environment and an attractive rewards package, including excellent benefits such as membership of the Teachers Pension Scheme; free meals; extensive staff discounts; tax saving cycle to work and car leasing schemes; free sports and leisure facilities; Employee Assistance Programme; and a strong commitment to professional development.

Further details and an application form can be downloaded from our website or contact the HR department on 0118 933 5813 or via email.

Closing date: 09:00 on Wednesday 8 February 2023 

Applications must be submitted to the email address above by application form (which can be found on our website) and accompanied by your covering letter. Applicants must already be eligible to work in the UK.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced check.

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