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Director of Sport

Full Time – Permanent Post – Starting January 2025

We are looking for a well-qualified, ambitious, and dynamic individual to fulfil this important role, from January 2025. The successful applicant will have the administrative expertise and personal skills to lead a large, busy and highly successful department. They will also have coached and/or played to a high level in at least one of the school’s main sports.

The Leys is an inclusive and inspiring co-educational boarding and day school offering an incredible learning environment and pupil experience in Cambridge. Putting pupils at the heart of everything we do, our shared values create a strong, caring, and cohesive community. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated, successful, and welcoming team of teaching and business professionals, committed to working together to combine their skills, experience, and insights to deliver an excellent education to our pupils.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Before appointment to any role in the school, checks including an Enhanced DBS Check and workplace references will be undertaken in accordance with current statutory guidance.  Evidence of eligibility to work in the UK is required. A one-year probationary period will also apply.

The Foundation is committed to fostering an inclusive culture that promotes and values diversity and celebrates the diverse voice of our community.

For further details call 01223 508955 or email [email protected]

Applications with a covering letter addressed to The Headmaster should be submitted to The Recruitment Team, The Leys School, Cambridge CB2 7AD ([email protected]) by 09.00 am on 14 May 2024.

Interviews will be held on 23 May 2024.

We will review applications as they arrive and reserve the right to withdraw this advert if a suitable candidate is found, therefore early application is encouraged.

This role has the opportunity for regular contact with pupils and therefore is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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We reserve the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing and interview date if a suitable candidate is found. We would therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.