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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS £31,350 - £47,839 + TLR1c £9272

What skills and experience we're looking for

Head of Faculty- Sports & Nutrition

Contract term: Permanent

Start date: September 2024

Contract type: Full Time

Salary: GBP £31,350 - £47,839 + TLR1c £9272

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We are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader to lead our fantastic Sports & Nutrition faculty. The Sports & Nutrition Team are a group of hardworking & innovative teachers that are motivated to continuously improve their teaching practice. The Sports & Nutrition Faculty is made up of PE; Sports studies/ CTEC & Food technology/Catering, with all subjects being popular across all key stages. We have an ‘outstanding’ sixth form; with a curriculum that includes our Sports subjects.

We are a school that prides itself on keeping up to date with educational research & ensuring that our learners are equipped for the modern age; our Digital learning strategy is a testament to this. We are passionate about sharing good practice, learning from one another & striving to make our classrooms an environment where every student can learn & progress.

The school was inspected by Ofsted in September 2022 and to quote the Lead Inspector ‘This is a very good school with an outstanding Sixth Form’. “Leaders have designed the curriculum well. They have ambitious aims for what pupils should know to be ready for their next stage.” “Leaders prioritise reading. They ensure pupils who struggle with reading get all the help they need. Leaders successfully promote a love of reading in the school. They make sure pupils build up their vocabulary to support their literacy. This helps pupils build their knowledge as they learn the content of the curriculum. “ “The quality of education in the Sixth Form is especially strong. Teachers use their subject knowledge expertly to check on learning…Pupils are polite and friendly. They praise the culture of respect in the school” Ofsted, September 2022

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a passion for the Sports & Nutrition subjects & a drive to ensure that all students engage in a broad and balanced curriculum.
  • Have knowledge of what makes a successful team & skillset to motivate teachers to continually improve & enhance their curriculum.
  • Be passionate about students having access to excellent sports/physical provision, both inside & outside of timetabled lessons.

This is a brilliant opportunity to work in a school with an excellent Sports & Nutrition team. The candidate will teach Physical Education. If you are looking to work in a great school with a clear team ethos, a collaborative approach to teaching & learning plus fantastic facilities; then Roding Valley could be the place for you.

"RVHS is a great place to work as it combines the freedom to be creative in your teaching alongside the support which ensures you are best able to do your job." RVHS is keen to embrace an approach that is centred on teaching and learning and academic attainment for our students. RVHS is an 11-18 school in Essex, that enjoys a good reputation in the local area and benefits from excellent transport links, including being adjacent to Loughton tube station (Central Line). For further information see the website www.rodingvalley.net Informal discussions with the Head Teacher, Mr D Charlton, are welcome, please contact him on recruitment@rodingvalley.net to arrange.

Closing date: Noon on Wednesday 22nd May 2024 Interviews will take place on: Friday 24th May 2024

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

  • Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
  • Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
  • The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As an equal opportunities employer, The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join The Chelmsford Learning Partnership.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. In line with recommended practice the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A team of highly skilled specialists.
  • Opportunities for continual professional development, including opportunities to ‘act up’ into senior roles & apply to be on our Extended Leadership Team
  • Be part of a team of talented, subject specialist, middle & senior middle leaders
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with Trust schools (CLP)
  • A friendly and supportive working environment.
  • A comprehensive induction programme and an innovative Continuous Professional Development programme; including two coaching cycles.
  • Bike to work Scheme.
  • Freshly made food on-site delivered through our excellent canteen facilities.

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 Roding Valley High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1439 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;

Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;

The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs

and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

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