Required September 2023
The role of Director of Sport is a strategically critical appointment in the ongoing development and growth of Farlington School as the only all-through co-educational independent boarding school in the Horsham area. Challenge, opportunity, dialogue and engagement sit at the heart of our teaching and learning in all areas of the curriculum. This is a hugely exciting and rewarding role, offering the post holder an opportunity to have a significant input into the school’s future development and direction.
We have no set criteria for the professional background of the successful candidate but they will be a strong, motivating and inspirational individual with an excellent knowledge of a major sport, a strong (sports) degree (or equivalent), and exemplary coaching qualifications. A track record of professional success, leadership and demonstrable rapport with school-aged children across the primary and secondary ages, and with colleagues, is vital.
Farlington is a co-educational day and boarding school for pupils aged 4 to 18, and is set in 33 acres of beautiful Sussex countryside. The school enjoys a strong reputation for its academic excellence and welcoming community. Farlington students are happy, fulfilled young people, fully engaged in the life of the school community, aspirational and committed to their studies. This is also a hugely exciting time of development and growth for the school.
Further details and the required application form may be obtained from the school website by clicking Apply. Please note that applications can only be accepted on a Farlington application form.
The closing date for applications is 9am, Thursday, 2nd February 2023.
First interviews will take place on Wednesday, 8th February 2023, and second interviews during the week commencing 20th February 2023.
Farlington School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.