Director of Sport and Fitness

Required for September 2022

Bedford Modern School is an HMC Independent Co-educational Day School located on the outskirts of Bedford. Our facilities are excellent and include a separate Junior School, dedicated Sixth Form building, purpose-built Science Centre opened in 2017 and extensive sports facilities.

We wish to appoint an inspirational and dynamic Director of Sport and Fitness who will have overall responsibility for the full range of sport provision in the Senior School and Junior School at BMS and will lead a large team of physical education teachers, sports coaches and support staff.

The Director of Sport will be responsible for the vision, strategic direction and management of sport, thereby maintaining the continuous development of the sporting culture at BMS.

Applicants will have experience at a senior level within a sports related environment, have strong interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate the ability to implement change along with an outstanding commitment to the further development of our sports faculty.

Successful candidates will be committed to providing quality sporting opportunities and experiences for all students, developing participation and excellence, ensuring all students develop their physical literacy and a lifelong enthusiasm for sport.

In return, we can offer an excellent working environment, 35 term time weeks, a competitive salary, significant fee remission, the option to be part of a private healthcare scheme and membership of Teachers Pension Scheme.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 21 February 2022
Interview: Thursday 17 March 2022 (first interviews)

Please note that we are working with Independent Coach Education on this appointment. Potential applicants can arrange a preliminary discussion with Daniel Scargill, who can be contacted on or can contact Andy Whomsley, Senior Deputy Head.

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