Head of Department - Physical Education, Birmingham

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Heartlands AcademyBirmingham

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Start date: September/negotiable
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TMS + TLR
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, dedicated and motivated Head of Physical Education who is prepared to go the extra mile. The successful Head of Physical Education will join a vibrant faculty with an enthusiastic and passionate staff team.  Previous responsibility and experience within a department is essential for the role, as is a proven track record for vocational physical education results. 

Our academy 

An outstanding 11-18 academy in Nechells, Birmingham, we are committed to developing rounded, respectful, ambitious young people who are ready to succeed. We are also committed to developing our staff, and have a supportive culture of improvement which allows our talented staff to access accelerated career progression within Heartlands and the Trust. We serve a community with high levels of deprivation; however, our expectations, standards and outcomes for students are exceptional. If you have the same high expectations of yourself and others, we would love to hear from you.  

Come join our team

Leading the way in youth mental health through our very own Mental Health First Aid programme, we aim to train every teacher as a mental health first aider. E-ACT is a leader in the education sector for outstanding employee benefits including a generous maternity policy and opportunities for flexible working. 

A great place to live and work

The largest British city after London, Birmingham is also home to seven E-ACT academies. A city of great diversity, culture, history, art and design, and with HS2 in development, London will soon be just 49 minutes away.

Part of the E - ACT family

We are an E - ACT academy and proud to be part of a community that includes over 15,400 pupils and 2,300 teaching and non-teaching professionals across the country.

E - ACT multi-academy trust is responsible for 25 academies across the length and breadth of England. 

Our academies can collaborate and share ideas with one another in ways that schools may not be able to. Most importantly, we all feel part of something much bigger as our responsibilities go far beyond the four walls of a single academy, and extend to people and their communities across the country.

‘E - ACT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults, and all appointments are subject to enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks and satisfactory references.

E - ACT is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

If you would like to arrange a visit please contact: Paula Wadhams on 0121 464 3931.

The closing date for applications is Friday 21st June 12.00pm

Interviews held W/C Monday 24th June 2019

Please note if you have not heard from us by Monday 24th June, then you should assume that unfortunately on this occasion, you have been unsuccessful.

We are always on the lookout for dynamic, motivated and enthusiastic people so we can continue to give every one of our pupils the opportunity to explore, solve, create and achieve. 

In return we offer the chance to work with amazing people and inspirational pupils, as well as a great salary and sector-leading work-life balance arrangements.

Find out more at www.e-act.org.uk 

More about Heartlands Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: 10 Great Francis Street, Nechells, Birmingham, B7 4QR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 121 464 3931
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Heartlands Academy is a vibrant and successful place of learning, where we are passionate in our belief in all of our students. We are proud of our diversity and have a supportive and welcoming atmosphere. We aim to give all of our students the very ...