Head of Physical Education, Leicester

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The Beauchamp CollegeLeicester

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Start date: Easter 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Main/Upper Pay Scale + TLR 2B
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are currently seeking a passionate and dedicated Head of Physical Education to contribute to our growing, high-performing PE department. 

An outstanding provider, the department comprises of a vibrant, experienced and dedicated team of subject specialists who teach both theoretical and practical aspects of physical education across a number of different contexts to a diverse range of students. 

The department comprises of eight members of PE staff, a number of whom carry wider college responsibilities, and also an administrative assistant. The department teach core PE to all Key Stage 3 and 4 students. They also offer GCSE PE, Cambridge National in Sports Studies Level 2, A level PE and Cambridge Technical in Sport at Level 3. The department are very proactive and engaged with the college community, offering a breadth of extra-curricular activities. The ethos is one of supportive challenge to provide the best possible experience of Physical Education for students.

All Key Stage 4 students are timetabled curriculum PE for two 50-minute periods a week, all of which is of a practical nature. In addition, at Key Stage 4, students can select GCSE PE or Cambridge National in Sports Studies for an additional three periods a week. At Key Stage 5, students can select A level PE or Cambridge Technical in Sport. 

To be successful, you will be an excellent classroom practitioner who puts learning at the centre of your work, having outstanding organisational skills and knowledge to inspire colleagues and add value to the learning experience of our students. You will have a willingness to be involved with extra-curricular programmes and to promote PE throughout the college, with an enthusiasm for working across the faculty with other colleagues.

This is a great opportunity to join a friendly and supportive department, with a team work ethos at its centre. We can also offer further professional development to any that show potential, willing and want for it.

If you would like to come and have a look round to see us hard at work, don’t hesitate to make contact with our Reception Team to arrange a mutually agreeable time. 

To apply, please visit: http://www.beauchamp.org.uk/teaching-vacancies/  (please note CVs WILL NOT be accepted). 

Closing date: 8.00am on Friday, 18th January 2019.

Interview date: Tuesday, 22nd January 2019.

This post is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (i.e. it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006.

This post is designated as a regulated activity and requires enhanced criminal records check for a regulated activity (including a barred list check).



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 14 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Ridge Way, Oadby, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 5TP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1162 729100
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