Head of Swimming and Water Polo

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.

We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Head of Swimming and Water Polo to join our busy Sports Faculty and develop and promote swimming and water polo at Bedford Modern School.

The successful applicant will be expected to provide swimming expertise, guidance and training and coaching for Prep and Senior school pupils, teams and team coaches throughout the Junior and Senior School.

Reporting to the Director of Sport and Fitness, you will have an undergraduate degree, in an appropriate subject, and hold UKCC certificates in water polo and/or swimming. You will have experience of teaching water based activities and supervising groups of children and young people.

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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