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Employer Kingsbury High School
Location Brent
Salary Inner London MPS/UPS + TLR 1d (Salary for a teacher on UPS3, assuming a 1% inflation uplift would be £60,324)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017 or January 2018

Head of Faculty:  Physical, Expressive and Extended Learning (PEEL)

Required for September 2017 or January 2018, 

Salary: Inner London MPS/UPS + TLR 1d

(Salary for a teacher on UPS3, assuming a 1% inflation uplift would be £60,324)

At Kingsbury High School we do things differently.

We have long given up on “grading” lessons; instead we focus on using coaching to improve teaching and developing a growth mindset with our students. 

We focus on doing what is right for our students ��� not what ticks the box for Ofsted. We are working hard to develop a culture of staff well-being; our in-service programme includes an annual well-being day and work life balance evenings. Opportunities for further professional development are offered in particular through our membership of the Harrow Collegiate Teaching Schools Alliance.

The School

Prospective candidates are welcome to come and look around the school to see for yourself what makes Kingsbury High different. As a large 12 form entry 11-18 split site school we are situated in an inner London location, but with an out of London feel – surrounded by parkland with large playing fields and great local amenities. Our school is truly diverse in its makeup, whilst united as one family working to achieve the best for all our students. 

The Faculty

The Faculty comprises of PE, Expressive Arts and Music. PE is a thriving Department within the Faculty: there are currently 9 full time teachers in the department and a Curriculum Associate. GCSE PE is a popular subject at GCSE and we are about to re-introduce A level. We have a thriving sports leadership course in the Sixth Form, currently numbering 6 groups in Years 12 and 13. The Faculty works to develop student leadership across the school and runs our annual programme of 12 “Excel” (enrichment) days.

We are looking to appoint an ambitious and talented teacher of PE to lead the Faculty. The successful candidate will be able to motivate and inspire the team whilst demonstrating excellent classroom practice. You will have a proven record of success either in leading PE or in another TLR role within your school. 

For an informal discussion about the post or to arrange a visit to look around and see what makes Kingsbury a great place to work please contact Jeremy Waxman, Co-Headteacher on 0208 206 3009.

To apply: Please see our application pack below and complete and return the application form to

Closing Date: 12.00 pm Friday 23 June 2017.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and the appointment will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical and an enhanced CRB check.

Kingsbury High is a converter Academy committed to national terms and conditions for teaching staff, local NJC terms for support staff and, as an Equal Opportunities employer, welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

About the employer

Kingsbury High School has seen many changes since its foundation as a small selective fee paying school of some 71 pupils and eight teachers in 1925. The School progressed and successfully evolved throughout the 20th century, retaining a distinct ide...

Information about Kingsbury High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Non-denominational
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Locations and contacts

Princes Avenue
United Kingdom
+44 208 206 3040