Head of Physical Education Department, Waltham Forest

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Chingford Foundation SchoolWaltham Forest

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS plus TLR 2C
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No






Chingford Foundation School has recently received the accolade of appearing in England’s top 100 schools for sustained improvement in its academic outcomes.  This placed the School in the top 3% of non-selective, state-funding schools.  We are also pleased to host a Sixth Form Centre which was rated as “Outstanding” by OFSTED.

In 2017/2018

• 70% of Year 11 students achieved a standard pass in English and Maths

• 30% of students achieved the EBACC

• Attainment 8 score of 48.3 (indicative national average 46.3)

• Over 50% of A level entries at grades A*-B, 20% A*-A

• 24 subjects at A Level had a 100% pass rate

• BTEC Level 3 – 93% D*/Distinction

• A wide range of university offers and subjects including 31 students placed at Russell Group universities and 2 Oxbridge places.

Our school seeks to challenge and extend students of all abilities and backgrounds and will provide them with the secure learning foundations to lead happy and successful lives while also enabling them to make positive contributions to the communities in which they live.

Our commitment to quality, achievement and the “comprehensive ethos” makes us the natural first choice of students, parents/carers and staff who are keen to contribute to the successful development of tomorrow’s young citizens.

The Role

Due to the promotion of the existing Head of PE, we require an outstanding and aspirational Head of PE to join our dynamic and successful PE Department. The PE department is highly respected both within   the school and borough and the school is extremely proud of the sporting success our students have achieved over the years. We are able to offer a wide curriculum covering a range of sporting experiences and disciplines and all students in the school partake in sporting activities from Key Stage 3 through to Key Stage 5. The department is well resourced with 2 large purpose built sports halls as well as a range of outside hard courts and large sports field that can be used for a multitude of sports.

What Do We Offer?

■ Supportive, collaborative school

■ Leadership training and development opportunities

■ Exceptional CPD

■ Outstanding career development

If you would like to join a school that aims to provide a secure, caring and stimulating learning environment through expert teaching and support staff ensuring all students achieve their full potential.  Where staff are hard-working, committed, supported and valued, then please download an Application Form and further details from the school website www.chingfordfoundation.org and email to jobs@chingford.waltham.sch.uk or post to the above address.  

Closing date: Monday 20 May 2019 at 9am

Interviews:  week ending 24 May 2019

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure Check.

The Trust requires that all adults who work with pupils promote pupil safety and wellbeing; adhering to Trust policies to ensure effective Child Protection and Safeguarding provision, either directly or indirectly.  

Please note that if you are not contacted within two weeks of the above closing date, that you can take this to mean that you have not been shortlisted.

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More about Chingford Foundation School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Nevin Drive, Chingford, London, E4 7LT, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 85291853
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