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Head of Golf

Glenalmond College

Perth, United Kingdom

Posted: June 23, 2021


Golf Coaching, Performance Training

Applications for this role are open to candidates in the United Kingdom only.

Job Description

Glenalmond College seeks to appoint a suitably qualified Head of Golf from September 2021. We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated coach with the personality and drive to make a difference to the College’s strong golf programme. You will have a proven track record of coaching golf, preferably specialising in the coaching of children, and a player-centred, process-driven approach to your coaching.

You will look to engage and enthuse the players in the golf school and wider Glenalmond Community through participation in sport. You will be passionate about golf in particular, and sport in general, and will promote the benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle. You will positively engage with prospective pupils and their parents extolling the benefits of a Glenalmond education intertwined with participation in the Golf School.

Due to the nature of the sport and fitting in with a busy schedule at Glenalmond, you will be flexible in your approach to coaching and be willing to work weekends and coach at Summer and Easter Golf Camps, where required.

Key Function:

• Coach golf throughout the College.
• Contribute to the wider co-curricular, pastoral, and boarding programme of Glenalmond College

Line Management:

• Responsible to the Director of Sport .

Special Duties:

• Have a passion for the subject and promote this positively through teaching.
• Plan, prepare and deliver highly effective lessons to promote good pupil progress.
• Differentiate work to ensure inclusion for all pupils including those recognised as More Able
• Understand and follow department policies, programmes of study, and schemes of work.
• Regularly evaluate teaching practice as part of the appraisal process.
• Maintain an effective working environment.
• Promote positive values and behaviour in pupils.
• Regularly set, mark, and provide feedback on classwork and homework as determined by the homework timetable and in line with College policy.
• Liaise with parents when appropriate.
• Complete end-of-term written reports to a high standard and according to College guidance.
• Attend INSET, departmental meetings, and whole school meetings and briefings as directed.
• Undertake cover and invigilation duties as directed by the Sub-Wardens.
• Contribute to the development of departmental resources.
• Fulfil the role of the tutor within the House system, including day and evening duties.
• Be vigilant and consistent in ensuring that pupils are always safe and secure, in line with the College’s safeguarding and child protection policy.
• Contribute to the College’s co-curricular programme in fields such as sport, drama, societies, etc.


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