The Governors are seeking to appoint a well-qualified and inspirational teacher of Boys’ PE and 2nd in charge of the Physical Education department with responsibility for Sports Leadership. The ability to each GCSE PE is essential. Applications are sought from innovative, enthusiastic and well qualified graduates who are able to demonstrate outstanding teaching, excellent communication and ICT skills and the ability to energise and enthuse others.
The key aspects of this role will be to raise the profile of PE across the school and further raising standards, provision and leadership. It is expected the successful candidate will contribute significantly to the school Peer Review and Professional Learning Community programmes.
The school has a very successful Physical Education Department. Within the department there are five physical education specialists and a number of teachers who volunteer to run sports teams. The department follows GCSE Physical Education at KS4 and BTEC Sports Subsidiary Diploma at KS5. In addition the school is the Monmouthshire hub for the high performance football academy in partnership with TVS Education and Cardiff City Football Club.
King Henry VIII School is an 11-18 comprehensive school with 1000 students serving the town of Abergavenny and the wider rural community. The School is located on the main Manchester-Cardiff railway link and has convenient links to the Midlands via the M50/M5 and via the M4 to the Severn Bridge and the rest of South Wales. 20 miles – Newport 30 miles – Cardiff 45 miles – Bristol