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This job expired on 1 March 2024

  • Start date details

    April 2024 or September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

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Subject

Physical Education (PE)

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) TLR 2c - £7,847pa

Director of Learning - PE (TLR 2c - £7,847pa) job summary

Wildern Secondary School is a large over-subscribed secondary school in Hedge End, Southampton and we are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic, creative Director of Learning - PE to join our PE Department. We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

The successful candidate would be given excellent career development opportunities. For interested candidates who would like to work in a great school with a strong positive and supportive culture and work with a fantastic curriculum team with excellent GCSE results we would love to hear from you.

Benefits of working within our PE Department include:

  • The PE department consists of 9 specialist PE teachers and 2 specialist dance teachers who all contribute to a very successful and thriving PE & Sports department.
  • We are also incredibly well supported by our leisure Centre team who assist with the running and organisation of our leisure Centre complex.
  • We have fantastic facilities in the Wildern PE Department which consists of a Sports hall, Multi-Use Fitness Hall, Fitness Suite, on-site Swimming Pool, Gymnasium, Astro, MUGA, Courts and extensive playing fields.
  • We have an exceptional engagement rate across KS3 & KS4 in terms of core PE with the vast majority of our students excelling, enjoying and engaging with our PE program.
  • We are an extremely over-subscribed subject for examination PE whereby we offer two different qualifications with Edexcel GCSE PE & OCR Nationals Sports Studies.
  • Our examination results for 2022/23 placed us as one of the top performing departments nationally with almost 60% of our GCSE cohort attaining a Grade 7-9.
  • We currently have 379 students studying one of our examination PE courses across Y9-Y11 which shows the popularity of our subject and the enthusiasm and passion we instill within our students during Y7 & Y8.
  • Students currently receive 5 hours of core PE in Y7, 4 hours in Y8 and 2 hours in Y9-Y11.
  • Within Key Stage we deliver an innovation concept curriculum which aims to develop skills and attributes that can be applied to a full breadth of sporting disciplines and activities. Our aim is to instill that love of PE & Sport from a young age and ensure every student is able to find their niche that they can pursue beyond their time at Wildern School.
  • Our extra-curricular program is extensive where we have, on average, over 20 clubs running weekly which cover a vast array of different sporting pursuits students can engage with beyond the school day.

For more information on PE within our school please visit our website:

https://www.wildern.org/teaching-and-learning/curriculum/curriculum/physical-education/

Benefits of working for our trust include:

  • Helping to shape the futures of children in our community
  • Welcoming, Supportive, Friendly and sociable colleagues
  • An Amazing Competitive salary
  • Excellent Continuing Professional Development with high quality CPD programme
  • Many opportunities for career progression
  • Generous Sick Pay Scheme
  • Free large on-site car park
  • Good transport links
  • Workplace Pension Scheme
  • Enrolment in the Teachers’ Pension Scheme
  • A tax efficient Cycle-to-Work scheme through salary sacrifice
  • An amazing rate for staff membership at our modern on-site Leisure Centre

If you currently work in a school, please ensure one of your references is from your current Headteacher.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Closing Date: Midday Friday 1st March 2024.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we receive applications that meet the criteria. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Commitment to safeguarding

Wildern Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.

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About Wildern School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1921 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Wildern School is a popular, oversubscribed secondary school situated in the Southampton suburbs. We are a school with significant strength in the CPD of staff, developing our teachers for the next stage of their careers. All students and staff alike can take advantage of excellent facilities which include a lecture theatre, digital media suites, a recording studio, both PC and Mac Suites, community sports centre and access to a professional theatre.

We are part of the Wildern Academy Trust which comprises of Wildern School, Deer Park Secondary School and Boorley Park Primary School.

This is an exciting time for the trust and all colleagues joining us.

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