“Intelligence and skill can only function at the peak of their capacity when the body is healthy and strong” (John F. Kennedy) and this is a philosophy we very much adhere to. This is a good school with great students and ambitious, talented staff, who aim to develop world class students who have the belief in themselves that anything is possible.
PE is central to our curriculum and we value the role that this subject plays in our students’ education. The successful candidate will be joining and leading a strong, experienced team of subject specialists, who are keen to continue to develop and grow. PE is a very popular subject at all key stages and the successful candidate would ideally be able to teach PE to A Level.
This is a very exciting time to be in this role, as our brand-new sports hall is about to be built. These new facilities, which will be the best in the county, will include a state-of-the-art sports hall, a purpose-built performance studio with sprung floor, alongside brand-new changing facilities and work space for the PE department.
We also have thriving extra-curricular activities programme with many school teams involved in a wide variety of sports. We also have strong partnerships with a variety of local external clubs, such as The Chiltern Cheetahs and are active members of our School Sports Partnership.
Do you want to work in a school that?
• Places high importance on PE.
• Has a bespoke CPDL programme, described by Ofsted as “exemplary”
• Takes an evidence informed approach to school improvement, only implementing what we feel will make the biggest difference to the lives and outcomes of our young people, being mindful of staff workload and well-being.
• Is a key provider of initial teacher training in the local area, working with several local teaching schools and universities including the Astra Teaching School Alliance and the University of Oxford Department of Education.
Our staff tell us they genuinely feel like part of a team; a team who are striving to help each student flourish both academically and personally.
Our students and staff are keen to meet you and show off our super school, so why not come and visit before you apply? We very much welcome interested candidates to contact us to arrange an informal visit.
The closing date for applications is 9.00am Monday 30 March 2020 and the interviews will be held on Thursday 2 April 2020. We reserve the right to invite any exceptional candidates in before this date, therefore potential candidates are advised to apply as early as possible or make informal enquiries for more information to: Please contact Debbie Murray via email HeadsPA@themisbourne.co.uk to arrange a tour or if you would like to receive an application pack.
The Misbourne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An offer of appointment is subject to satisfactory references, DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Enhanced Disclosure and medical clearance.