Head of Physical Education, Devon

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Chulmleigh Community CollegeDevon

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,720 - £39,406 + TLR2b (£4,531)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Full Time, Permanent 

Head of Physical Education 

Required from September 2019

Would you like to join a high performing, ambitious secondary school well known for exemplary behaviour and conduct? Chulmleigh Community College is a school where teachers focus upon high quality teaching. Our GCSE results are consistently amongst the best in the South West.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and innovative specialist of PE to lead our successful PE department. The successful candidate will demonstrate a passion for sport and physical education and possess strong leadership and management skills. We are seeking an outstanding teacher with deep knowledge of pedagogy in this curriculum area.

This is a genuine and exciting opportunity to join a dynamic PE Department, which has achieved excellent results with teams and individuals at area, county and national level.  In addition, the academic standards of the PE department are amongst the highest in the College.  GCSE results have been amongst the strongest in the region for a number of years.  The department offers two very popular courses at key stage four, GCSE PE Studies (Edexcel) and Cambridge First National Sports Science. It is expected that the successful candidate will lead and further develop the positive profile and future success of sports participation and academic study within the College. The Curriculum Leader will also oversee the provision of Outdoor Education at the college 

In February 2018, an Ofsted inspection confirmed we were a Good College where pupils consistently make exceptional progress. GCSE results at the College are consistently outstanding. We are delighted with the outstanding +0.51 P8 success achieved by our students in 2018, which is ‘well-above’ the national and county average.

If you are an experienced teacher with the passion and commitment to engage our pupils enjoyment of PE and can inspire them to challenge themselves through participation in sport, we would be delighted to receive your application.

Why work with us?

- On site gym & sports hall

- On site canteen and other food facilities

- Shared working space for our PE department

- Cycle to work scheme

- Childcare vouchers

- Easy commute to the thriving and dynamic cities of Barnstaple & Exeter

- Easy commute to the coast 

The College

Chulmleigh Community College is a high performing, ambitious secondary school well known for exemplary behaviour and conduct. This is a school where teachers focus upon high quality teaching. Our GCSE results are consistently amongst the best in the south west.

Our recent Ofsted inspection, in February 2018, judged that our school remains a ‘good school’. Inspectors observed excellent standards of conduct around the school. 

Application Process

Please click 'Apply Now' and once fully completed, please submit your application. Alternatively we have attched our own application if you prefer please complte and return direct to the College as detailed on the application form.

Interviews are scheduled for Thursday, 23rd May 2019.

As employers, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and in that regard have appropriate policies and procedures.  All staff undertake a criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and interviews will include questions about safeguarding children.

More about Chulmleigh Community College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7AA, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1769 580215
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Chulmleigh Community College is a highly successful and ambitious rural secondary school with a strong reputation for high standards. In 2017 the progress of our pupils was amongst the best in the region with 1 in 4 grades being either A* or A grades...