JOB DESCRIPTION: Director of Rugby at Bromsgrove School
Line Manager: Reports directly to Second Deputy Head (Co-Curricular)
Liaises with Head of Boy’s P.E., in both Senior and Preparatory School,
Bursar, Assistant Head, Enterprise Manager
Hours of Work: During school terms you will be required to work all school hours while
the School is in session and at any other time ( including during school
holidays, at weekends and before and after the school’s normal starting
and finishing times) as may be necessary in the reasonable opinion of
your Line Manager for the proper performance of your duties.
Holidays: Subject to the section Hours of Work above, you are entitled to take all
School holidays in accordance with the published dates in the school
calendar. Public and Bank Holidays occurring during school terms may
well be working days.
Salary: A competitive salary in line with qualifications and experience.
Sickness Benefit: Statutory Sick Pay only in the first twelve months of service. After this the
One week of full pay after one year of service
Three weeks of pay after two years of service
Five weeks of pay after three years of service
Eight weeks of pay after four years of service
Eight weeks is the maximum entitlement.
Pension Scheme: A contributory pension scheme of up to 5% is available.
Additional Benefits: Free lunch, free car parking, use of library and recreational facilities.
To be responsible for Rugby throughout the Bromsgrove School system. To develop and promote
Rugby through the School’s Marketing Department and appropriate external bodies.
To be responsible for the overall administration of Rugby within Bromsgrove School in
accordance with agreed School policies. To establish a Development Plan for the overall
infrastructure of School Rugby to cover performance, coaching and facilities at all levels.
To ensure a co-ordinated approach to Rugby Development Foundation, participation,
performance and excellence through the support of associated development bodies and
P.E. staff in all sections of the School.
To review and recommend budgets for the Rugby programme. To create sponsorship,
grant aid, revenue projects and make National Lottery bids in conjunction with
appropriate staff. To seek grant aid and financial support for Development plans and
To support the Rugby programme through coaching the First XV and to establish a support
programme of sports science, psychology, lifestyle, fitness and diet.
To be responsible for the organisation of regular Rugby tours at all levels but particulary
the First XV.
To organise, manage and market to the Rugby fraternity of clubs, schools and outside
organisations, events such as rugby festivals, tournaments, tours at Bromsgrove School.
To strengthen links between Bromsgrove School and other Rugby organisations including
local CB’s and Worcester Warriors via events and matches.
To make recommendations for additional, appropriate Rugby to the Second Deputy Head
(Co-Curricular) to support the development of School Rugby and specialist sessions.
To work alongside the Marketing Department to promote sports events, taster days,
To research and implement holiday clubs and activities at Bromsgrove School in
conjunction with the Bursar and Marketing Department.
To work in conjunction with P.E. staff at Bromsgrove School to support games teaching
and to manage/coach teams as necessary.
To assume responsibility for the administration of all fixtures, appointment of referees, co-
ordination of all transport arrangements and the organisation of hosting visiting teams in
the Senior School. To organise appropriate training programmes and manage the pre-
To allocate managers to each team and support these colleagues in their duties. Also to
support and encourage all staff coaching rugby through the provision of Inset and the
promotion of regular clinics.
To organise appropriate training schedules for all teams and work in conjunction with the
Head of Boys Games (Senior School) and the Head of department in the Prep School to
allocate facilities for coaching and practice throughout the year.
To assume responsibility for the organisation of both Senior and Junior House Rugby
Rugby Coaching Qualifications *
Experience of coaching and developing Rugby *
I.T. Literate *
Experience of working within a School environment *
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills *
Good timekeeping *
Team Player *
Interested in continuous personal development *