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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 March 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS £28,000 - £43,685

Additional allowances

Plus an additional TLR 2b of £5,188

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Discovery Academy is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Head of PE Faculty, working alongside the Trust Standards Lead of PE, to lead a strong team of highly motivated professionals who work collaboratively to raise standards and expectations at all levels throughout Key Stages 3 and 4.Applicants must have proven experience in a leadership role. The successful applicant will be able to work within a fast-paced environment, be dedicated to improving performance at all levels, and have excellent interpersonal skills, together with the drive and ambition to effect change.This is a fantastic opportunity for inspiring and aspirational individuals to join a creative, supportive and successful faculty.

What the school offers its staff

At the Discovery Academy our purpose is to ‘achieve outstanding academic success for every child whilst developing the ASPIRE skills, values and behaviours to lead fulfilling lives. ‘Aspire’ represents the aims, values and behaviours that we strive towards (Ambitious; Skilled; Positive; Independent; Respectful; Equipped) and our curriculum is designed to support students in reaching these. Alongside a curriculum that offers breadth and ambition, strong pastoral support ensures students are kept safe and are well looked after and ensures a sense of family is felt throughout the Academy.

The Academy boasts outstanding facilities, a state-of-the-art learning environment and was judged ‘Good’ following an inspection by Ofsted in January 2019. Our growth programme includes a £2 million additional teaching facility, as well as the benefits a large Academy can offer, such as a comprehensive professional development and leadership opportunities.

Further details about the role

Alpha Academies are committed to staff development and all staff are encouraged to be members of the Chartered College of Teaching. This is financed by the Trust and colleagues are encouraged to access their resources and embark upon their qualifications.

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service along with other stringent vetting and induction processes. Please note, references will be sought and an online social media check completed for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

If you feel that the position is of an interest, you have the right experience and skills and are ready for fresh challenges, then we would love to hear from you. For an application form and recruitment pack please see our website, https://alphaacademiestrust.co.uk/vacancies/ Should you need any further information regarding your application please contact our Recruitment Team by email at recruitment@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk

Visits to our Academy are warmly welcomed, please contact the Academy to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

The Alpha Academies Trust requires an application form to be completed, please note CV’s alone will not be accepted. Should you wish to apply, completed application forms should be sent to apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk quoting the job reference number detailed above.

Closing Date for this Post: Monday 27th March 2023 at 9:00am

Interview Date: Week commencing 27th March 2023

Commitment to safeguarding

The Alpha Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service, as well as an online social media check along with other stringent vetting and induction processes. Please note, references will be sought for all shortlisted candidates prior to the interview.

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About Discovery Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1387 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01782882100

At the Discovery Academy our purpose is that we are committed to “delivering ambitious, high-quality teaching and learning every lesson, every day that overcomes inequality and allows every student to achieve success”.  As an Academy we have created a culture around our core values of Pride, Respect and Commitment to ensure high expectations, positive relationships and support for all students.  We believe having high expectations of behaviour and attitudes enables teachers to teach and students to develop in a caring, supportive environment.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email apply@alphaacademiestrust.co.uk.

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