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Head of Faculty Physical Education and Dance 1st September 2021

Downlands Community SchoolHassocks, West Sussex

Are you an outstanding teacher with a passion for Physical Education and Dance who has the skills to help students and teachers excel?

Do you want to work in a school that OFSTED reported as “Outstanding” in all areas in January 2017?

Are you attracted to work in a community school which achieves outstanding results, has high pupil participation in all aspects of school life and can offer you high quality opportunities for professional development and career enhancement?

Are you an outstanding classroom practitioner with the vision and leadership skills to:

  • Lead an outstanding department towards your compelling vision
  • Lead and develop outstanding classroom practice in the Department
  • Ensure outstanding student progress across Key stage 3 and 4
  • Develop an outstanding curriculum for Physcial Education and Dance
  • Oversee an outstanding class extra-curricular programme

The OFSTED report, published in January 2017, judged the School to be “outstanding” in all areas. Please visit the OFSTED or School website to read the report.

Closing date for applications: 12:00 pm on Thursday 29th April 2021 though we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date.  Interviews are expected to be soon after the closing date.

An application form and job/person specification can be downloaded from our website under “Information – Vacancies” or from our HR Officer email:  Phone 01273 847734. Pre -application visits are encouraged and we look forward to meeting you and receiving your application.

Downlands is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to enhanced DBS and other safer recruitment checks.

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