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Job details
Employer William Perkin CofE High School
Location Ealing
Salary Main Professional Grade (MPS/UPS) plus TLR 2b (£4,400)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts September 2017

William Perkin Church of England High School, Greenford, Middlesex UB6 8PR is seeking to appoint a Subject Leader of Academic PE for September 2017.

We are looking for a Subject leader of Academic PE to join our outstanding school as we grow into our fifth year. The school offers outstanding opportunities for professional development and you will be joining an incredibly talented and supportive teaching team.

William Perkin Church of England High School opened in September 2013 with its first intake of Year 7 students and now has four year groups (7, 8, 9 and 10) totalling around 775 students. We have had an incredibly positive journey so far and are rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted (June 2015) and SIAMS (October 2016).

The William Perkin Sports department is recruiting a number of PE teachers as it prepares for its fifth year. The challenge is to build upon and further improve the outstanding outcomes at KS3 and KS4 achieved so far, and the key purpose of this post is to ensure outstanding outcomes in internal and public examinations.

Students have a 100 minute ‘Core Elective’ session each week where they have additional time to learn new skills and apply them in full game situations. This 100 minute lesson along with many ‘extended elective’ sessions after school has helped create an outstanding offer of sport at William Perkin. The curriculum and assessment frameworks are stored on our VLE system to ensure that all materials are accessible for students and staff. The curriculum is three tiered and within each tier we use differentiated outcomes for each lesson to ensure effective differentiation at classroom level.

The school has outstanding facilities including a full size floodlit 3G astroturf, 3 Netball court floodlit MUGA, 4 badminton court sports hall, along with grass pitches and a cricket square. The next phase of development is due shortly after the very successful opening of the 3G Astroturf and sports pavilion this year, in partnership with the FA and a range of football clubs including Arsenal, Brentford and QPR. Phase 2 is a State School Cricket Hub development in partnership with Middlesex CCC.

This represents an unusually interesting opportunity for a Subject Leader with relevant teaching experience to join a strong and successful team, in a new school, at a very exciting time in its development.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A good degree (preferably Sports Science) and Qualified Teacher Status
  • Ability to teach PE to A level
  • Ability to lead Cricket/Rugby
  • Played sport to a high level (desirable)
  • Ability to teach another subject (ebacc)
  • Knowledge of the requirements of the National Curriculum
  • An understanding of recent curriculum/learning developments
  • An understanding of the strategies required to motivate and enthuse all students across the ability range as part of a whole school approach to raising achievement
  • An understanding of the processes and techniques required to assess, record and report students’ learning effectively
  • Ability to be reflective and driven towards self-improvement
  • Energy and enthusiasm
  • A commitment to the ethos of the school

We offer:

  • Exceptional professional development and career progression
  • Positive working relationships at all levels
  • A supportive and lively Leadership Team

For more information please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at  

The context - The Twyford Trust

The Twyford Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community. The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well. Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for both Trust schools.

William Perkin CE High School, Greenford

William Perkin Church of England High School opened as a Free School in September 2013 with its first intake of Year 7 students, and now has four year groups (7, 8, 9 and 10) totalling around 775 students. The school is founded on the successful systems and approaches of Twyford CE High School, with the principle difference that it is a distinctively Christian school with open admission criteria. The school was rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted (June 2015) and SIAMS (October 2016) and is oversubscribed on first choice applicants. The staff community, though still small, is very positive and highly motivated.

How to apply

Please visit the Recruitment page of the Twyford Trust website for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.

Applications must be submitted by post to HR/Recruitment, Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or by email to by the closing time and date above. Please do not send applications by fax.

Closing date: Noon, Tuesday 25th April 2017.
Interview date: Friday 28th April 2017 (likely).

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. For more information about the DBS please see

You will also be expected to sign and adhere to the school’s SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE and SAFE WORKING PRACTICE AGREEMENT which is available as a download on the school website Vacancies page.

About the employer

Information about William Perkin CofE High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary
Funding status State - Free School
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
Denomination Church of England
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