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Head of PE

Summary

Description
Head of PE
Job Reference
0000000329
Location
Plymouth High School for Girls
Closing Date
21/04/2021

Details

Employment Type
Teaching
Hours
32.5
Weeks Per Year
52
Location
Plymouth High School for Girls
Minimum Salary
£27,186
Maximum Salary
£42,192
Contract Type
Temporary

Advert Details

Head of PE  

Salary:  £27,186 - £42,192   + TLR 2b £4,656 for HOD  responsibilities

Start date: 1st September 2021

Contract: Fixed Term (1 Academic Year) 

Closing Date: 21 April 2021

Interview Date: TBC

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We are currently recruiting for an exceptional Head of PE to join Plymouth High School for Girls on a 1 year fixed term contract. This post is suitable for an experienced teacher with a passion for PE.

You will provide professional leadership and management to a well-qualified and experienced department and continue to promote the excellent standards of teaching and learning of PE at PHSG. Although this is a maternity cover post, it is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious colleague to develop their leadership and management skills in an already high performing team. 

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Plymouth High believes as much in preparing its students for life as it does their school years, shown by its slogan “For life, not school, we learn”.

“The leadership team has maintained the good quality of education in the school “– Latest Ofsted Report 

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Plymouth High School for Girls is a City selective Grammar school with a good reputation for providing an engaging curriculum within a supportive and encouraging environment.  Students are happy at our school and enjoy the benefits of well taught and engaging lessons along with extensive extra-curricular opportunities.   We are a small school with a friendly feel where people work flexibly and collaboratively to give our students the best possible experience.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Be a qualified PE teacher
  • To inspire, encourage and empower our students to achieve their very best in the Subject of PE
  • Lead a team to ensure that students enjoy engaging and appropriately challenging lessons 
  • Monitor the consistent delivery and high quality teaching of schemes of work at KS3, 4 and 5.
  • Lead, manage and delegate activities relating to continuous improvement of the department.
  • Be experienced in planning an appropriate and challenging curriculum.
  • Have a thorough knowledge of present curriculum developments, particularly those relating to PE.
  • Be an inspiring teacher with real enthusiasm for the subject and be able to motivate his/her pupils. 
  • Be committed to high standards for both staff and students. 
  • Be prepared to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the Academy. 
  • Implement and support all Academy policies.
  • Be able to collaborate with other leaders and managers in raising standards within the curriculum to Good and Outstanding including all student groups. 
  • Be able to raise standards of teaching, learning and progress to ensure all subject staff deliver and all students receive Good and Outstanding lessons.
  • Be able to coach and mentor subject staff to raise standards in learning and progress to be Good and Outstanding.
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The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust is a family of schools consisting of both primary and secondary schools across Kent, Hampshire and Plymouth. 

We believe that every young person in our community deserves to have the best opportunities at life regardless of their individual circumstances.

Education is the key to transforming life chances and we support and develop every member of our community to:

  • Think about their Thinking
  • Be their Best self
  • Shape their Success
In this way we transform life chances

 

 View our Trust video to gain an insight into The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

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What you will get from our Trust

  • Minimum starting salary £27,186 for all NQTs
  • Revised Teacher Payscale to retain and reward excellent teachers
  • The opportunity to work with happy and well behaved children who are excited about learning and work with parents who are supportive of our school values and ethos. 
  • Vast support network from senior leaders and other teachers within the school and our Trust to help you deliver outstanding teaching and learning through resources, mentoring and school visits.
  • Regular opportunities to meet and share best practice with the relevant year group teachers of the other secondary schools within our trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning, which has been proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Excellent CPD opportunities including our Early career, Middle and Senior Leadership programmes
  • As an accredited Chartered Teacher organisation you can become a recognised Charted Teacher 
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas
 

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working in our school, benefiting from a supportive network of teachers across our large academy and our Trust and you are keen to progress your career, then please apply today!

We strongly encourage any teachers who may be interested in working at our school to contact Vicki Benwell, vbenwell@phsg.org  We also encourage any early applications and we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if we suitable candidate is found.

If this position is not quite right for you, but you would be interested for any other positions within our Trust please contact recruitment@tsatrust.org.uk to ensure that you are added to our talent pool and considered for any future positions.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Documents

The following documents are available relating to this vacancy:

Head of PE JD and Person Specification.pdf

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