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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    8 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

TLR of £3,214

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are delighted to offer a great opportunity to deputise our PE faculty here at Cockshut Hill. We are seeking to appoint an ambitious, excellent teacher and leader who is passionate about their subject and can evidence proven success in nurturing an environment within which everyone can reach their full potential – learners and colleagues alike.

Join us and you will be part of a dynamic, enthusiastic and committed PE department and academy team. You will deputise this forward-thinking team across Key Stages 3 and 4 and the whole ability range, working together to create an extremely positive learning culture based on high expectations, the building of PE skills and a huge passion for your subject. The role offers excellent opportunities for a well-qualified, creative specialist who will build on the success of the department and who is willing to commit to extra-curricular activities that add value to our school and community.

We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve great things as we further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies. This post will offer the successful applicant the opportunity to work with colleagues from across our trust and beyond to develop best practice and collaboratively plan for the delivery of an outstanding, innovative curriculum. You should be able to teach across the ability range for KS3 and KS4 and have a real interest in developing teaching and learning.

For a full description of the role and person specification, please see the accompanying documents.

What the school offers its staff

Cockshut Hill School (rated Good with Outstanding features in our recent ofsted inspection) is part of the Summit Learning Trust comprising Cockshut Hill, Lyndon School, Ninestiles, an Academy, four primary schools and the Solihull Sixth Form College. Our trust’s Professional Learning Institute offers all of our staff opportunities to collaborate with great educators from across our sector. Our school provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each and every individual. We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults in the future. We have a very reflective teaching staff body who welcome feedback from parents, carers and students to secure the needs of all learners. We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos. There is a strong culture of safeguarding and staff work positively with the leadership team to ensure students are kept safe.

This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning - our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.

Why work for us?

We offer a range of wellbeing and work-life balance benefits to recognise and reward the essential contributions our colleagues make to our success and growth. These include access to:

  • Employee assistance programme
  • High quality training and support in and across academies enabling career progression
  • Wellbeing Advocates
  • Lifestyle benefits and discount schemes, including gym discounts and cycle to work scheme
  • Health Protection Scheme alongside Flu Jab and Eyecare Vouchers
  • Generous employer pension schemes


Further details about the role

Closing Date 8 December 2023 at 12pm

Interviews to be held on 15 December 2023

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Summit Learning Trust is proud to be anequal opportunities employerandweare determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all colleagues to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, including a Children’s barred list check. Online searches of shortlisted candidates will also be conducted. Our policy is available to view here https://summitlearningtrust.org.uk/our-trust/statutory-information/policies-statements/

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Cockshut Hill School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
965 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0121 289 5900

About our school

Cockshut Hill School is part of the Summit Learning Trust comprising Cockshut Hill, Lyndon School, Ninestiles, an Academy, four primary schools and the Solihull Sixth Form College. Our trust’s Professional Learning Institute offers all of our staff opportunities to collaborate with great educators from across our sector. Our school provides a friendly and supportive working environment, valuing each and every individual. We are committed to providing our students with the best education they need to become confident, articulate and successful adults in the future. We have a very reflective teaching staff body who welcome feedback from parents, carers and students to secure the needs of all learners. We are one of the few schools in Birmingham to receive The Rights Respecting Schools, UNICEF UK Gold Award, for successfully embedding children’s rights throughout the school in our practices and ethos. There is a strong culture of safeguarding and staff work positively with the leadership team to ensure students are kept safe.

This is an exciting time for our school as we strive to improve and are proud of our commitment to teaching and learning - our school motto is ‘Nothing But the Best’.

Arranging a visit to Cockshut Hill School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@summitlearningtrust.org.uk.

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