Assistant Director of Sport (Main School)
Permanent; Full Time
Closing Date: Wednesday 5 April 2023
Haileybury is seeking to appoint an Assistant Director of Sport (Main School) who will lead the High Performance Programme (HPP – the programme for the top sportsmen & women in the School).
Haileybury is an outstanding British independent co-educational boarding school, offering boarding and day provision for boys and girls aged 11-18. Established in 1862, situated on a glorious and historic 500-acre campus in Hertfordshire, just 20 miles north of London.
The Assistant Director of Sport (Main School) will oversee HPP pupils’ progress over their Haileybury career aiming to enable them to meet their individual ambitions. The role will involve ensuring the quality and tailored nature of the HPP from a technical and S&C perspective whilst also developing the enrichment programme (psychology, nutrition, etc.).
The post-holder will also oversee the provision for a range of wider curriculum sports; be responsible for the digital strategy in focus sports; and develop the use of Haileybury Sports’ social media & websites. The post-holder will also be a specialist in one of our focus sports (rugby, cricket, netball, hockey) and contribute fully to this, as well as the broader co-curricular life of the School.
To apply for the above position, please complete an Application Form, with reference to the Job Description and return it to HR@haileybury.com.
Applicants should be aware that we cannot consider an application unless the specified application form has been filled in completely. Please be aware that your application form should include your full employment history and any previous employer may be approached by the School. Incomplete application forms may be returned. The School reserves the right to make an appointment before the closing date. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible. We aim to ensure that our staff body reflects the diversity of our pupil body and therefore encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.
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Haileybury is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants for the above post must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including reference checks with previous employers, prohibition checks and a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Any employment offer will be subject to the successful completion of these background screening checks.