Head of Department- PE, Gloucestershire

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The Cotswold SchoolGloucestershire

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Start date: 01/09/2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly talented and experienced teacher, who wishes to make a real impact in this “truly exceptional school” where “behaviour is outstanding” (Ofsted).  

From September 2018, we are seeking to appoint a dynamic and passionate Head of Department to lead our highly successful PE Department.  The successful candidate will be expected to  develop the school’s extensive extra– curricular sports and recreation programme, particularly for senior girls.  


A highly motivated and ambitious teacher with a proven track record of examination  excellence able to show exceptional achievement across Key Stages 4 & 5 

An aspiring leader with a passion for PE and specialism in netball, who is able to promote good progress and outcomes for all.  (A strong knowledge of gymnastics and dance would be preferable but not essential). 

An outstanding team player with strong interpersonal skills to lead, motivate and inspire highly talented colleagues  


The opportunity to lead a very successful PE department of committed and highly qualified teachers securing results above the national average 

Enthusiastic, hardworking and responsive students 

Teaching at all Key Stages Excellent professional development and guidance at all key stages of your career  

The Cotswold School based in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, is an outstanding,  caring secondary comprehensive school. The School is a highly popular, happy and successful  11-18 Academy school set in beautiful, rural surroundings between Cheltenham and Oxford.  At the School is an incredible group of staff who do go that extra mile to provide our pupils with an outstanding education. Our values of friendship and knowledge underpin all our activities across a broad spectrum of subjects and extra-curricular offerings.  

The Cotswold School has earned a superb reputation, locally and nationally, consistently appearing among the top state schools at both GCSE and A Level for many years 

In September 2016, The Cotswold School was awarded ‘The Sunday Times  Comprehensive School of the Year’ – an award based on A*/A grades at GCSE and A*-B grades at A Level 

The Cotswold School has, for the fourth consecutive time, received Outstanding Ofsted across all categories 

An application form and details on how to apply can be downloaded from the School’s website:  www.cotswold.gloucs.sch.uk/vacancies and emailed to Mrs H Price at  personnel@thecotswoldschool.co.uk or posted.  CVs not accepted.   

The Cotswold School, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire GL54 2BD, Tel: 01451 820554

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More about The Cotswold School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: The Avenue, Bourton-on-the-water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 2BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1451 820554
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