Teacher of Girls PE and Dance, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire

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Huxlow Science CollegeIrthlingborough, Northamptonshire

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Start date: 01/09/2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Fixed Term

Teacher of Girls PE and Dance 

For September 2018

Salary: MPS/UPS

Contract: Part time (0.6 FTE)  12 Month Fixed Term (Maternity Cover) 

Closing Date: Wednesday 06 June 2018 @ 12 noon

Interviews: Friday 08 June 2018

2017 saw record results across the board and we are now proud to be comfortably the highest attaining school in the locality with 64% of Year 11 gaining the equivalent of 5 A*-C including English and Maths.  This has strengthened our position on our journey to becoming an outstanding school.   

PE at Huxlow has a  history of success as have examination results. Since the new specification was introduced in 2014, BTEC Sport Level 2 results have risen dramatically:

  2016 – 17 93% A* - C  

2015 – 16 82% A* - C  

2014 – 15 60% A* - C  

BTEC Sport Level 3 results, on the old specification up to 2016-17 excelled at:  

2016 – 17 100% A* - C 

2015 – 16 100% A* - C  

2014 – 15     100%   A* - C   

Dance is a new subject in our PE curriculum and we envisage the interest in this to be extremely high.  We have a very experienced and committed Learning Leader of PE.  This would be an excellent opportunity for an NQT.

We recognise that to realise our vision we need to attract, develop and reward our people.  We are an ‘Investor in People’, and are committed to the professional development and career progression of our employees.  We welcome applications from NQT’s and experienced teachers.  Many of our new staff have rapidly developed into good and outstanding teachers and have often gained promotion within our school.   

The successful candidate will: 

Improve as a teacher through our tailored professional development programme (we run weekly training sessions that all staff have access to in addition to bespoke individual development) 

Engage and progress in a variety of extra-curricular activities 

Have opportunities for promotion (in a relatively small College new opportunities for leadership and personal development frequently arise) 

Be supported by a performance management system that rewards excellence 

If an NQT, you will have fantastic peer support as many of our PE Teachers are outstanding practitioners   

The essential qualities for the Teacher of PE and Dance include: 

A qualified and effective practitioner with an experience of teaching KS3 and KS4 Core PE and the capacity to teach Dance to examination level 

A commitment to, and a passion for, the teaching of PE and Dance 

A commitment to engage in extra-curricular activities 

A commitment to meeting all the requirements for safeguarding children 

A commitment to inclusion

How to apply:

If you wish to join Huxlow Science College, please download our Application Form from our website http://www.huxlow.northants.sch.uk/join-us/staff/ or contact the College: Tel: 01933 650496 e-mail: hr@huxlow.northants.sch.uk 

Prospective applicants are very welcome to visit the college and meet staff and pupils.  If you are interested in visiting the College, please contact Karen Squires (HR Manager) on 01933 650496. 

All completed applications should be sent FAO Karen Squires (HR Manager) to hr@huxlow.northants.sch.uk or to Huxlow Science College, Finedon Road, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9 5TY.  

Closing date: Wednesday 06 June 2018 @ 12 noon 

Interview: Friday 08 June 2018  

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community.  

Huxlow Science College is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff & volunteers to share this commitment. Identity, Prohibition, Qualification,  Barred List, Enhanced DBS, Section 128, Overseas, Right to work, Reference,  Criminal Record and Medical Checks are essential for all applicable posts at the College.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Finedon Road, Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, NN9 5TY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1933 650496
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Huxlow Science College is a medium sized secondary school (11-18), located in Irthlingborough, East Northamptonshire.  We converted to Academy status in 2013.

We are progressing well on our journey to becoming an outstanding school.  2018 s...