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Director of Sport

Latymer Upper School

Closing date: Tuesday, 25 February 2020


Competitive Salary based on qualifications and experience

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From September 2020

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and visionary practitioner to oversee the next phase of sports development at Latymer.  The successful candidate will have a clear understanding of the purpose and value of physical activity in a modern independent day school and be able to lead and inspire our heads of sport to deliver an inspirational programme that engages maximum participation.

With an ability to promote high performance and competitive success alongside ensuring that all pupils have access to high quality opportunities; you will be a convincing advocate for both competitive sport and for health-promoting fitness. 

This will be an important ambassadorial role as the figurehead of Latymer sport and will involve building and maintaining positive relationships with pupils, parents, the community and the wider common room.  You will also need to work closely with the Prep School to ensure that resources are efficiently deployed, and that the school provides a coherent physical experience for pupils from 7-18 years old. 

As our new Director of Sport, you will ensure that exercise provision sits at the heart of the school’s wellbeing initiatives and positively influences the lives of the entire community. 

To apply and access further information about the role and employee benefits, please download the brochure below or .

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Please note that we are working with Independent Coach Education on this appointment. They are able to answer enquiries from potential applicants. If you would like to do this prior to applying, please contact Dan Scargill, Director of Recruitment on 015395 60060 or .

The closing date for applications: 9am Tuesday 25 February 2020
First Interviews will take place on: Thursday 5 March 2020
Final Interviews will take place on: Wednesday 18 March 2020


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check, and the receipt of two satisfactory references, including one from current employer.

Equal Opportunities

The school is committed to the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion. It seeks to attract and retain the very best staff, ensuring that our staff body reflects the diversity of our students and the local community.

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