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Head of Girls' PE - 1 year contract - accommodation available

Job Title: Head of Girls' PE - 1 year contract - accommodation available
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR 2b
Start Date: September 2020
Duration: 1 Year
Contact Name: Jon Pettit
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Job Description

Do you want to work with highly motivated students, in a school who are committed to their staff's wellbeing, providing additional PPA time for all teachers? Do you want the ability to live on-site, with use of the schools' leisure centre or live in the locality, which is an area of outstanding natural beauty, just 30 minutes from London and accessible via train and tube from the capital?

If you answered yes to the above, then this is an exciting opportunity you do not want to miss out on.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed professional for the role of Head of Girls’ Physical Education at this successful and popular mixed grammar school, in Buckinghamshire which has a roll of 1300 pupils (400 in the Sixth Form)n Department comprises of a team of 6 experienced and highly committed professionals.    

At Key Stage 3 the pupils follow a programme of study comprising traditional games including; netball, hockey, rounders, basketball, trampolining, badminton, gymnastics, cross country, fitness, swimming, dance, rugby, football, tennis, orienteering, physique (use of the gym fitness equipment) athletics and cricket.

You will be involved in teaching the full range of the curriculum, from Year 7 to Year 13 including the opportunity of teaching GCSE PE for the right candidate.  

The subject is a popular option for GCSE with 2 classes of pupils each year (OCR exam board).   Students have consistently achieved results above the national average and of many other grammar schools. 

Specialist facilities include a gymnasium, six floodlit tarmac tennis courts/4 netball courts and extensive playing fields.   The school also has use of the on-site Leisure Centre, with sports hall, swimming pool, dance studio and fitness suite.

The Department runs a very successful extra-curricular programme throughout the school.   As a consequence, we are able to compete at District, County and National level in a variety of sports and non-team pupils are able to develop their fitness and increase their participation levels in sport. You will be expected to be fully committed to contributing to this programme, running clubs and fixtures both during and after school.

The school has an outstanding reputation locally and regionally for participation and high-level performance in sport, in particular netball, hockey, swimming, gymnastics, football, cricket, athletics and rounders, where teams have achieved both individual and collective success during the schools' history, particularly in recent years.

Does this sound like the type of environment you'd like to teach in from September 2020. Could you be the next Head of Girls PE?

If so, apply NOW or contact Jon for more details.