Head of Girls' PE, London

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Twyford Church of England High SchoolLondon

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main Professional Grade and TLR 2a (£2,721pa) Depending on experience professional grade is: Main Pay Scale M1 – Upper Pay Scale UPS3 (range £29,664 - £48,244)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are looking for a Head of Girls PE in a school, which offers excellent opportunities for professional development. The new post-holder will be a very strong classroom practitioner with a commitment to achieving the highest standards both academically and in terms of the learning habits and personal dispositions of our students. 

The main purpose of this post is to achieve outstanding outcomes at KS3/4 in the curriculum and wider curricular offer within the sports department. All KS3 PE lessons are taught using the Sport Education Model that encourages leadership skills, teamwork, the development of tactics and the use of evaluating skills. We offer the following sports within the curriculum or as extra-curricular activities – athletics, basketball, cricket, dance, football, gymnastics, health-related fitness, hockey, netball, rounders, softball, trampolining and rugby. The Head of Girls PE will have responsibility for KS3/4 curriculum development and delivery for girls PE and work closely with the Head of PE on curriculum, assessment and teaching & learning projects. This is an excellent development role for a member of staff with proven success as a classroom teacher - suitably qualified candidates will be experienced classroom practitioners who have the capacity and academic background to become creative curriculum planners. 

The successful candidate will have:

  • A good degree, and experience of teaching in an Ofsted Outstanding secondary school,
  • Knowledge and understanding of the requirements of the National Curriculum to Key Stage 4,
  • An understanding of recent curriculum / learning developments,
  • An understanding and experience of the strategies required to motivate and enthuse all students across the ability range as part of a whole school approach to raising achievement,
  • An understanding of the processes and techniques required to assess, record and report students’ learning effectively,
  • Experience of the use of student results analysis to inform practice and target improvement,
  • Experience of teaching the National Curriculum in your subject
  • Experience of leading a tutor group,
  • Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
  • Energy and enthusiasm.

We offer: 

  • Exceptional professional development and career progression,
  • Positive working relationships at all levels,
  • A supportive and lively Leadership Team.

For more information about the school please see the Twyford CE High School and Twyford Trust websites. For more information about the role and how to apply please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at: http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies

Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyfordacademies.org.uk Please do not submit applications by fax.

Closing date: 12pm, Tuesday 22 January 2019.

Interview date: Monday 28 January 2019.

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

You will also be expected to sign and adhere to the school’s SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE and SAFE WORKING PRACTICE AGREEMENT which is available as a download on the school website Vacancies page.

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More about Twyford Church of England High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: (Twyford Church of England Academies Trust), Twyford Crescent, Acton, London, W3 9PP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 87520141
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