Curriculum Team Leader (CTL) for PE, Newham

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Eastlea Community SchoolNewham

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Eastlea is a fully inclusive, friendly and supportive Community School where employees are valued and developed. You will want to make a real difference to young peoples’ future, be passionate about achievement and standards along with your own professional development and progression.

Behaviour is excellent. Our parents and students have high aspirations and teaching spaces are inviting and well resourced.

The school is within walking distance to West Ham, Plaistow, Canning Town and Star Lane stations and is close to the dynamic London Docklands, which can be seen from the schools’ playing field.

As the Curriculum Team Leader, you will have a proven track record as an excellent practitioner and be able to claim substantial success with exam groups over a sustained period. You will be conversant with the use of data to identify and challenge underachievement. You will be able to inspire and motivate students and staff. You will need to be committed to making a difference to the lives of young people, to raise standards, expectations and achievement and be able to think strategically and creatively. You will have experience and have the capacity to lead the entire PE Curriculum effectively. You will enjoy challenge and see potential rather than barriers to learning.

Physical Education at Eastlea is a thriving area of the school. The extra -curricular offer is extensive. The Curriculum Area is very well organised and resourced with amazing outdoor facilities and teachers work collaboratively and support each other. The PE team has improved GCSE results significantly over recent years. Dance is also very well established in the school and has its own Dance Studio.

The department has five full time members of staff and a School Sports Co-ordinator (SSCO) who works alongside local primary schools to develop PE and school links.

Applications from both experienced and Newly Qualified Teachers are very welcome.

To find out more about our school please visit our Twitter page @eastlea_school and Face Book page Eastlea community school. Alternatively if you would like the chance to meet our dedicated and supportive team please come and visit, we would love to meet you for an informal discussion about this post please contact the school on the above number.

An application form and further details can be obtained from the School Website ( or please click HERE

Completed forms should be returned to the school by: 22 June 2018 @ 3:30pm
Interviews will take place week commencing: tbc



Eastlea Community School has a strong commitment to equal opportunities and diversity in all aspects of employment within the London Borough of Newham and in its services to students, staff and the wider community. All employees are expected to understand and promote equality and diversity in the course of their work.


Eastlea Community School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and uphold all relevant procedures.

An enhanced current DBS clearance is a necessity for this post.

Pretoria Road
Canning Town
London E16 4NP
TEL: - 0207 540 0400
Fax: - 0207 540 0410

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More about Eastlea Community School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Pretoria Road, London, E16 4NP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7540 0400
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