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Director of Sport

  • Hours: Full time

  • Contract: Permanent

  • Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 pa (dependent on experience) 

  • Closing date: 9am, Monday 29th March 2021

  • Interviews to be held on Tuesday 30th or Wednesday 31st March 2021 in person at Sutton High School


Sutton High School offers the opportunity for a proven Teacher of PE to further develop their leadership skills, managing the sports department and ensuring high standards of teaching and learning are delivered, across the 3-18 age range.

 As Director of Sport, you will develop and lead on the school’s strategic plan for sport and contribute to wider school policies, ensuring resources are managed effectively and members of the department are empowered, whilst promoting excellence in teaching and learning, ensuring all pupils develop their potential and are equipped for life beyond school.

 We welcome applications from candidates with excellent knowledge of the sports curriculum and demonstrable leadership skills, including leading and managing people and working towards a common goal. Experience of organising or participating in extra-curricular activities is essential.

 About Sutton High School

 Sutton High School is an academically selective independent day school for girls with an age range of 3 to 18 years. We are situated on a green and leafy site in central Sutton, close to excellent public transport links and major roads. Both Senior and Prep Schools are among the top schools in the country.

 Sutton High School is characterised by a warm, happy and integrated community, where girls support each other to aspire and achieve.

 Why work at Sutton High School?

 The School is a member of the Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) and the Girls’ Schools Association (GSA). Membership of the GDST, the largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, gives us unrivalled opportunities for training and sharing of good practice.

  • Employee benefits include:
  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment


For further information and to apply for this position, please click the apply button.

Closing date:9am Monday 29th March 2021.

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 30th or Wednesday 31st March 2021 in person at Sutton High School.

 The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.