Head of PE, Buckinghamshire

Expiring in 2 days

Beaconsfield High SchoolBuckinghamshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2020 or April 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main or Upper Pay Scale, TLR 2.3
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Beaconsfield High School, an outstanding girls’ grammar school, has a rare opportunity for an ambitious, energetic, highly motivated Head of PE with the vision to inspire and enthuse our students.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, creative and ambitious individual to lead a strong and vibrant Physical Education department. An ability to coach hockey or netball to an elite level is required. The post is only suitable for an experienced teacher with previous leadership responsibility/experience.

The successful candidate will lead the PE department of new and enthusiastic teachers and teach PE students of all abilities across key stages 3 and 4 in a range of different activities, and examination classes at key stage 4-5. You need to foster a collaborative approach, be prepared to work as a member of a team, have good inter-personal skills and deliver lessons that will inspire our learners to succeed. You should have an understanding of what makes an outstanding and successful learning environment for students of all abilities. We are seeking to appoint an individual who can provide opportunities in an enthusiastic and enjoyable environment, while offering the opportunities for progress along the pathway to excellence for our more talented students.

The PE curriculum is well supported by an extensive range of extra-curricular activities offered both at lunchtime and after school. Club activities encourage a large membership irrespective of ability, but from the clubs, students are selected to join squads who have further training sessions to prepare them for inter school competition.

We are therefore seeking to appoint a candidate that will be willing to lead a hugely successfully department both academically and extra-curricular wise too.

Please visit our website for further information or alternatively come and see us on an informal visit. To arrange a visit, or for additional information, please contact Steph Sullivan on sulliv-s@beaconsfieldhigh.bucks.sch.uk

Closing date: 9am, Monday 21 October 2019

Interviews: Wednesday 23 October 2019

We would encourage applicants to apply via the TES however traditional applications will also be accepted via email/post.  

To apply by email: Please email your completed application form to Steph Sullivan via sulliv-s@beaconsfieldhigh.bucks.sch.uk

To apply by post:  Please post your completed application form to Steph Sullivan, HR Administrator, Beaconsfield High School, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Bucks HP9 1RR

Beaconsfield High School is an outstanding school and is committed to safeguarding the welfare of all of its students and staff. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified teachers regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.



More about Beaconsfield High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 1RR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1494 673043
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