Head of PE, Games and Sport, Marlow

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Sir William Borlase's Grammar SchoolMarlow

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TLR 1 available for the right candidate
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Sir William Borlase's Grammar School for an inspirational Physical Education specialist to lead the PE and Sports Department. 

The successful candidate will have experience of successfully taking GCSE and A Level students through their examinations and demonstrate a dynamic and creative approach to the academic teaching of PE. The candidate will have a passion for the subject and the necessary skills and vision to lead excellent teaching and learning within the department. 

You will also be responsible for leading the full Games programme across the Key Stages and managing the wide range of extra curricular sport for which the school is well renowned. The school has a history of athletes achieving international honours across Hockey, Rowing, Athletics and a range of other sports.

You will be responsible for leading and managing a team of experienced and dedicated teachers and coaches. You will be highly organised, an outstanding communicator and have the ability to provide clear, effective guidance to colleagues, maximising standards of student attainment.

Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, a member of Marlow Education Trust, is an outstanding selective-entry, co-educational grammar school located in the centre of the attractive Thames-side town of Marlow, Buckinghamshire.  The school is heavily oversubscribed, having an excellent academic record; a justifiably high reputation for its highly successful Sixth Form and the very impressive performance of its school sports teams and performing arts.

For an application form please visit www.swbgs.com and click on Job Vacancies (the role will be available on the school website from 23 April) or email asummerfield@swbgs.com for more information, or download the attached form to apply.

Applications submitted via email should be sent to Mrs Anna Summerfield at asummerfield@swbgs.com

Closing date for applications is 9.00 am on Tuesday 7th May 2019.

Interviews will take place on Monday 13th May 2019. 

From September 2020, the children of staff with two or more years service, will be given priority in the oversubscription criteria in the admissions policy.

The school is fully committed to the DCSF guidance on Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education and all candidates for the post will therefore be subject to vetting procedures following Buckinghamshire County Council's guidance on Safer Recruitment and Selection in Schools.

More about Sir William Borlase's Grammar School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: West Street, Marlow, Buckinghamshire, SL7 2BR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1628 816500
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Sir William Borlase’s is a co-educational selective state grammar school in Marlow, Buckinghamshire. As of the most recent inspection there were 1028 students on the school roll, of which 375 were studying in the sixth form. The school was establishe...