Head of PE, Lewisham

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Prendergast SchoolLewisham

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Start date: January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London MPS / UPR + TLR 2b (£4527 per annum)
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

We wish to appoint a Head of PE to lead and manage our PE Department from January 2020. This post will be offered on a fixed term contract to cover the substantive post holder’s maternity leave. We have excellent sporting facilities with a fully equipped Sports Hall and a large playing field.

The successful candidate will be a committed and experienced teacher, who is a highly effective classroom practitioner, and has management aspirations within PE. 

The role will include teaching PE across KS3 to KS5 including GCSE PE and BTEC Sport Level 3, providing leadership and management of staff, developing enrichment opportunities for students and demonstrating the ability and commitment to securing high standards of student achievement. You will also be responsible for developing students’ knowledge and awareness of a healthy lifestyle and wellbeing. A commitment to develop and participate in extra-curricular activities for students is essential.

The post is suitable for a fully qualified teacher looking to take a step into a middle leadership role and develop their career in an environment offering outstanding training and progression programmes to all.

Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form of 340 and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 125 years. 

We are committed to providing excellent CPD for aspirational Middle Leaders and offer the accredited SSAT National Award for Middle Leaders (NAML) to all Middle Leaders.  For all new staff we offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme.  The successful candidate will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who have students’ wellbeing and progress as their core purpose.

To apply, please click here .

Closing date:  9:30am on Monday 14 October 2019

Interviews: w/c 14 October 2019         

Please note CVs are not accepted.

The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references. 




More about Prendergast School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools, Hilly Fields, Adelaide Avenue, Brockley, London, SE4 1LE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8690 3710
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Prendergast School is a happy and successful girls’ school, located in a vibrant part of Lewisham in South East London.  We are the lead in a hard federation of 3 schools with one Governing body.  The school has around 850 girls at Key Stag...