Director of Learning for P.E– TLR 1.2 £9,378
Required for 1 st January 2018
The de Ferrers Academy has gained a reputation for high levels of academic achievement, demonstrated by the fact that the 2016 results at GCSE and A-level are the best on record. We have a positive ethos and excellent staff/student relationships, we value our staff and are committed to their personal and professional development. In recent years, the Academy has developed a national reputation for innovation and success in Learning technologies and ICT. The Academy is an Apple Regional Training Centre, with 1:1 use of iPads for all Key Stage 4 and 5 students.
The Faculty is very well resourced and prides itself on a strong record of success based on a team of committed staff with a passion for teaching and learning. Examination results in PE are excellent, and consistently above national average at Key stages 4 and 5. In 2017 summer examinations 39.2% of GCSE PE students achieved A*-A and our A-level PE cohort achieved an average grade of a B. Results across all examination courses place the PE faculty as one of the best in the academy in terms of both student progress and attainment. Academic year 2018-19 will see the re-introduction of BTEC Sport in to our Sixth form offer.
We are wishing to appoint an inspiring individual with commitment, enthusiasm and drive to continue to raise levels of achievement. Your commitment to enhancing teaching and learning for our students is paramount, and the successful candidate can expect to receive excellent training and continual professional development.
All prospective candidates are very welcome to visit the Academy, to tour and meet with members of the faculty, and meet with our students. We are situated on the rural outskirts of Burton upon Trent, within easy access of Birmingham, Nottingham and Derby. As the Academy of choice for the local area, you will feel part of a supported community and, most importantly, a warm and friendly environment in which to educate our young people. We offer an employee reward package which includes car leasing discounts and our own independent travel consultant.
This role offers an exceptional opportunity to the successful candidate. If you wish to join this dynamic Academy, we look forward to hearing from you. A full job description and application forms can be accessed via the Academy’s website, or alternatively please contact Samantha Lawless on 01283 247700. Please note completed applications should be received by 9:00 am on the closing date.
Closing date: Friday 13th October 2017
Interview date: Thursday 19th October 2017
This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.