Head of Hockey

Required from 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our busy Sports Faculty for a talented and professional Head of Hockey. The role will involve teaching across the entire 7-18 age range and overseeing all aspects of the hockey programme, including faculty development, at the School.

The successful applicant will have primary responsibility for continually developing an exciting and inclusive hockey programme which caters for all abilities and maximises player potential.

Reporting to the Director of Sport and Fitness, you will have high level playing or coaching experience in hockey and hold, as a minimum, an EHB Level 2 coaching award. Experience of coaching or teaching in one or more of the schools major sports (Football, Cricket, Netball, Rugby) is advantageous.

The role will require the successful candidate to coach teams beyond normal school hours including weekends and evenings throughout the year.

This post is open to qualified teachers and experienced coaches. Salary will be in line with BMS teacher pay scales or dependent on relevant experience for candidates who are not qualified teachers.

Closing date: Monday 02 May 2022

Interview: W/C 09 May 2022

The Harpur Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references and other relevant checks.

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