Feb 16, 2020
Head of Sport Rugby & Cricket - Monkton Combe School - Salary From £24,800 - Closing date 2 March 2020
We are seeking to appoint a dedicated and professional Head of Sport to join at an exciting time for Monkton as we look to take sport forward with a whole school approach. We welcome applications from individuals with extensive coaching or playing experience. The successful candidate will be an exceptional coach required to lead boys and girls rugby and cricket. They will set the standards and the vision for a large and successful department, in effect shaping the morale of both the department and the pupils of the school through their coaching, management and the inspiration with which they lead the sport. This position would report to and work under the Director and Assistant Director of Sport to deliver the rugby and cricket programs across the school. They would be joining a hardworking and friendly Sports department who will all be working across the whole school. The aim of the role is to represent Monkton School and to support the school’s objective of providing excellent standards of sports throughout all interactions with parents and pupils, providing a friendly and professional point of contact, while also upholding and applying the Monkton School values and mission statement. Responsibilities will include: Strategic ● Leading boys and girls Rugby and Cricket across the 3 schools ● To develop a 3-18 curriculum/Monkton brand for their sports, working with the Director and Assistant Director of Sport ● To support our schools' co-curricular aims of breadth, participation and excellence ● To aim to encourage all pupils to develop a lifelong love of sport General ● To share expertise, training sessions etc to support coaches across the schools having an equivalent of 40 x 40 minutes contact time each week ● To work with the Director of Sport to create an appropriate budget for their sports including any external coaches. ● To coordinate purchase and use of equipment for their sports across the schools. ● Actively promote Monkton Sport using Social Media, Monktonian, Newsletters etc. ● To provide 1:1 coaching of students outside of their lessons (similar to Learning Support model) quantity to be overseen by the Director of Sport To work on Sundays and in the school holidays to run tours, camps, preseason and individual lessons which is likely to equate to at least 15 days. ● To support other sports at Monkton as directed by the Director and Assistant Director of Sport. ● Teach PE to year 9 and below but unlikely to include GCSE and A-Level PE teaching. Administrative ● To organise fixtures, tournaments and cup matches for their sport with oversight of the Director and Assistant Director of Sport ● To liaise with transport, grounds, sewing room and catering on a regular basis to ensure relevant facilities available. ● To contact parents with changes, cancellations for their sports fixtures and to be their first point of contact. ● Ensure that there is a detailed weekly schedule for pupils and staff appropriately communicated. ● To stay up to date with current best practice and NGB guidelines and provide CPD opportunities to coaching staff. ● Ensuring SOCS is kept uptodate with teams and results. ● To ensure that reports are written by the correct member of staff. ● Support Director and Assistant Director as required for example with Colours, Sports Dinner, Risk Assessments etc. Other ● To be involved in the wider life of the school through boarding duties, tutoring etc. ● For the right applicant further boarding responsibilities coming with accommodation may be available. Note: The post holder may be reasonably required to perform duties other than those given in the job description for the post. The particular duties and responsibilities attached to posts may vary from time to time without changing the character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. The post holder may be reasonably required to conduct similar duties given in the job description within other parts of the school. Coaching Ethos: Monkton staff are committed to continuing to hone and improve our practice in different areas. We intentionally reflect on our professional development throughout the year. As part of this, and to support it, we train staff in coaching skills, and staff coach each other, as well as gaining valuable skills to use day to day. Over the next three years, our aim is to train all staff in coaching.
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