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  • Start date details

    Easter 2023

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    3 November 2022

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,714 - £41,604 Per Year

Additional allowances

TLR 1a (£8,291)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Required for Easter 2023

We seek to appoint an outstanding Curriculum Leader of Physical Education who can deliver inspirational lessons across all aspects of the KS 3 to KS 5 curriculum and lead and manage a strong, well resourced department.

You should be a highly motivated and successful practitioner who is willing to contribute to all aspects of the school vision and the many extra curricular activities that the department offers.

The successful candidate will work closely with other Curriculum Leaders and the senior team As such, it is a great opportunity for an aspiring senior leader. Our middle leader development programme is excellent.

What the school offers its staff

Why Highdown School?

- We are a Good School with many outstanding features which continues to rapidly improve
- We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels
- We provide highly regarded professional learning and Coaching for Excellence programmes
- We have adopted a ‘Fair Workload Charter’
- Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities

We are on a journey to becoming a ‘regional centre of excellence’ Why not join us?

Further details about the role

Closing date : Sunday 4th December 2022

For details and an application form visit our website www.highdown.reading.sch.uk.

Please contact Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, by emailhnb@highdown.reading.sch.ukor call 0118 901 5800 for more information.

Highdown School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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About Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1575 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Highdown was awarded academy status in 2010 and was judged to be a good school by Ofsted in April 2015.

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is a thriving school where all students are challenged to reach excellence every day.

Our most important resource is our staff. Therefore, we aim to create the conditions and culture within the academy that make Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre a rewarding place to work. We are committed to investing in staff professional learning and leadership development, taking action to rationalise workload, promote mental and physical health and wellbeing, and encourage collaboration and peer support.

Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, teaching and support staff (including temporary and supply staff), governors and volunteers to share this commitment.

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