Head of PE and Sport, Chislehurst, Kent

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Bullers Wood School for BoysChislehurst, Kent

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main or Upper Pay Scale - Outer London
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Bullers Wood School for Boys is a new school. We will open in September 2018 providing 180 places for boys living in the local area. Over the next five years we will grow to accommodate 900 boys from Years 7 - 11. The next few years will be a very exciting time for us as we establish, grow and develop as a school. However, this journey will not be without its challenges. Therefore, attracting the very best staff is key. We are seeking staff who are passionate, engaging, driven, resilient and flexible. Most of all, staff who are unafraid of rolling their sleeves up and getting stuck-in when necessary.

Bullers Wood School for Boys will have an unremitting focus on learning, and a genuine conviction that each boy has the potential to achieve and enjoy success. We aim to create a culture of caring masculinity where boys develop into and leave us as happy, healthy, resilient and successful young men. We will: • Ensure that we deliver outstanding educational provision to local boys • Provide high quality teaching & learning experiences in a modern technologically rich environment within a culture of traditional values, courtesy & respect.  • Provide an academic education with an emphasis on the EBacc suite of subjects, high value qualifications and Sport. • Provide extensive extra-curricular opportunities beyond the academic curriculum so that boys can find their niche, experience success and develop self-confidence. • Ensure that our boys excel and exceed their predicted educational outcomes. • Ensure that a strong and caring pastoral system underpins and supports boys’ in their academic progress, personal development, mental health and well-being.  Features of Bullers Wood School for Boys • High quality teaching and learning that raises boys’ achievement, removes barriers to learning, develops a growth mind-set and is tailored to the ways boys learn. •Seamless progression from KS2 to KS3 so that there is no loss in learning, progress and attainment between key stages. • An academic curriculum with an emphasis on the EBacc and other high value subjects- but one that is also responsive to the needs of each individual student, providing support and stretch where necessary. This will enable our boys to achieve the qualifications they need to progress successfully to some of the top H.E. institutions in the country.  • A fundamental belief that being literate and numerate is key to accessing the curriculum - and as a non-selective mainstream boys’ school with a comprehensive intake, we will create a curriculum to address these needs quickly and from the outset. • Innovative technology to support successful learning and extensive IT systems to manage data and communication efficiently and effectively. •

At Bullers Wood School for Boys, we expect our Head of PE and Sport to:

• Have a passion for education and be open to innovative approaches in everyday aspects of school life

• Be passionate about their subject area and lifelong learning

• Be committed to securing the best outcomes for all boys in the school

• Offer enrichment and extra-curricular experiences related to their subject area and beyond

• Contribute to the overall development of the school 

• Be flexible in their approach, adapting to new challenges

• Be prepared to teach a second subject (particularly in the early years of opening) In return, we will offer you:

• The opportunity to be part of a forward thinking team

• The opportunity to work with pastoral and subject leaders to create an exciting and engaging curriculum

• Access to the latest technology to assist in delivering and developing outstanding teaching and learning

• The opportunity to strategically shape the future of the School

• The opportunity  to be part of a pioneering team creating a fantastic school for boys in our local community

• Enhanced professional and career development opportunities 

• The opportunity to work across both schools in our Trust 

The role of the Head of PE and Sport is critical to the growth, development and success of Bullers Wood School for Boys. As a key Head of Department, you will work very closely with the Leadership team to establish and develop a high quality PE and Sport curriculum ensuring that all boys thrive, enjoy their learning and make sustained and rapid progress.   This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding, ambitious and passionate PE and Sport practitioner to establish and grow their own subject and department. 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: C/o Bullers Wood School, St. Nicolas Lane, Logs Hill, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5LJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8467 2280