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Head of PE

The Ashcombe SchoolSurrey

This is an important appointment for the school and an excellent opportunity for a well-qualified, suitably experienced and enthusiastic teacher to develop their leadership skills and make a significant contribution both to the management and development of the PE Department and to the school as a whole.

We are looking for someone who is:

• passionate about high quality teaching and learning

• committed to a culture of ‘Sport for All’

• offers inspirational and caring guidance for young people

• works collaboratively, asks questions and is keen to learn.

The staff in the Physical Education department enjoy their work and strive to deliver interesting and stimulating lessons. There is a supportive climate in which there is much cooperation, resulting in detailed schemes of work and excellent resources.

Investors in People Report, states it is "a great place to work" where “leaders lead by example and are trusted by people and are passionate about doing their best for the school”.

Regular professional development opportunities are offered.

Nursery on site with reduced rates for staff.

The school has been highly sought-after for many years, with very high levels of interest again for September 2020. This is due to a wide range of factors including its facilities, academic results, standards of teaching, pastoral care, the wide range of trips and extra-curricular activities and the resultant attitudes of its pupils.

In its January 2019 visit, Ofsted commented that “Pupils’ attitudes towards learning are very positive. Pupils are attentive and responsive in equal measure in lessons. As a result, there is a very harmonious learning atmosphere".

Chris Panting, Headteacher, will be conducting a Presentation via Zoom on 1st April 2021 at 6pm to further introduce the school and explain the direction and ethos.  If you are interested in attending, please email hr@ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk to request an invite.

We hope that after considering all the information provided, you will decide to make an application.  The closing date is 08:00am Monday 19th April 2021. Please be advised that we may interview as applications come in.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted shortly after the closing date. Whatever the outcome of your application we thank you for the interest you have shown and wish you well in your future career.

Completed applications should be returned to applications@ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk

The Ashcombe School,

Ashcombe Road, Dorking, Surrey RH4 1LY

Tel: 01306 886312


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