Director of Learning: PE, Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

The John of Gaunt SchoolTrowbridge, Wiltshire

Date posted:
Start date: 1/9/18
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR1B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No


The John of Gaunt School

- A Community Academy –

Headteacher: Mike Gunston

‘A Good School’ 

‘a positive ethos permeates throughout the school’

Ofsted March 2014



Our school is a fully comprehensive single Academy for students from the ages of 11 – 18, with approximately 1110 students on roll. We are a school for our community and strongly believe in the potential of every young person. We deliver our vision within an inclusive ethos. 

Starting 1st September 2018, we are looking to appoint a dynamic, highly committed and inspirational teacher of Physical Education to lead the Faculty. You will have the skills and drive to inspire our students, coupled with high expectations and strong interpersonal skills. Key responsibilities will include raising achievement through increasing participation, curriculum development, and developing teaching & learning. This role encompasses leadership of core and examination PE, as well as leadership of our varied programme of enrichment activities

We are looking for a colleague with:

· a commitment to raising student achievement at all levels

· an imaginative and creative approach to teaching and learning 

· a shared belief in our inclusive ethos. 

Visits to the school are encouraged.

Closing date for applications is 10.00 am on Tuesday 20th March 2018

Interviews will be held week beginning 26th March 2018

Full details and an application form can be accessed via our website, under Staff/Current Vacancies or contact Elaine Baldwin on 01225 711158 or via e-mail, CVs will not be considered.

The John of Gaunt School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this position you will be expected to apply for an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before appointment is confirmed. References will be sought on shortlisted candidates before interview.

Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wilts, BA14 9EH

01225 762637

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More about The John of Gaunt School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Wingfield Road, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 9EH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1225 762637
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