Head of Athletic Development

Norwich School

Location: Norwich
Closing Date: 16 September 2021
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All applicants must be based in the UK and confirm that they are able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.

Job Description

We are looking for a suitably expert, dynamic and inspiring individual to lead this well-established department. The Head of Athletic Development answers to the Director of Sport (DoS) as well as working closely with Assistant Directors of Sport and Heads of Sport. They will have overall responsibility for all athletic development programming across the whole school. 


The role will involve supporting the growth, development and management of athletics within the school’s sports programme (an ability to coach athletics to a high level, particularly on the track will be advantageous and for the right candidate the tenured position of Head of Athletics can be added as an additional Responsibility Allowance) as well as a prominent role coaching athletes on both the Young Norfolk Sports Academy and the Schools’ Scholarship Enrichment Programme. 


Experience of working with youth athletes in and outside of the school environment as well as experiences in several of the school’s main sports (Athletics, Cricket, Hockey, Netball, Rowing and Rugby) is essential. 


This position is a full time, permanent post and offers a highly competitive teaching salary structure. The successful candidate will join a thriving school and will be enthusiastic contributors to the wider life of Norwich School.

We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and encourage applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates from all backgrounds.  

For more information about Norwich School and a full job description please visit www.norwich-school.org.uk/about/current-vacancies.asp.

Completed application form should be sent by email to the HR Office at recruitment@norwich-school.org.uk by midnight on Thursday 16th September 2021.  

Norwich School is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 


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