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  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Subject

Physical Education (PE)

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS Salary + TLR 2A

Head of PE job summary

Our students come from all walks of life, and we want our staffing body to be reflective of the communities we work within. Brooke Weston Trust does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, nationality, culture, age, disability, marital status or socio-economic backgrounds. We encourage and welcome applications from minority groups and foster a work environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where people can be themselves.


About Brooke Weston Academy 

Brooke Weston Academy is unusual, and exceptional.  We are an innovative and ambitious 11-18 secondary Academy set in the heart of Corby, Northamptonshire.  We are committed to supporting and challenging our students to reach their full potential, inside and outside of the classroom.  Our school was founded over 25 years ago in order to transform the education of young people in the community, and we have. 

Yes, we are outstanding, driven by the needs of our students and our core values. We are never complacent and always restless to improve. We are proud to be a high performing state comprehensive with a traditional curriculum but one which also highly values the arts, drama, sport and dance. The success of this vision led to the creation of the Brooke Weston Trust and the Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub with a mission to ‘go to the most difficult places and do good’

About the Head of PE role
We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, inspirational and motivated individual as a Head of PE. You will have a passion for your subject with the ability to enthuse and engage students.

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed and motivated professional who wants to work in a leading academy focussed on ensuring that all students achieve or even exceed their potential

As a member of our staff, we can offer you the following:

  • Promotional prospects within the school
  • Opportunities for continued professional development and access to the BWT Teaching School & Ambition hub
  • The support of a cohesive and committed team of teachers who work collaboratively to maintain high standards and expectations
  • A daily allowance entitling you to a freshly prepared hot or cold breakfast and lunch
  • Access to salary sacrifice schemes such as Bike2Work



About Brooke Weston Trust

Our Trust was formed more than 25 years ago with a simple and clear mission – to transform educational performance in all of our communities. Working in some of the most challenging contexts, we improve our students’ achievements by making long term commitments to the community and championing new approaches to improve the life chances for young people.

Our members of staff are essential to realising this vision, and a happy, motivated and supported team will deliver the best possible experiences for our young people.

We place great emphasis on creating a supportive and collaborative working environment in all our schools, where all staff can share best practice through our colleague networks. Brooke Weston staff get access to first class professional development through our Ambition Hub, which is also home to the Northamptonshire Teaching School.

To find out more about working for our Trust and the benefits available to staff please check out the BWT Join Us Guide.  

Safer Recruitment

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as the role is working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check. In line with safer recruitment requirements, individuals shortlisted for a role in school will have online checks conducted on their name across social media platforms and google.

A copy of the Trust Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found here - Safeguarding and Child Protection

The Trusts position on the recruitment of Ex-Offenders can be found under section 7 of the Trust SCR, Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy - Safer Recruitment and Staff Files Policy

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The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.

Commitment to safeguarding

Care and respect for others are the values that lie at the heart of our Trust. The Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. All posts require proof of identity and as our roles include working with children and young people this will also be subject to an enhanced disclosures barring service check.

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About Brooke Weston Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1186 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Brooke Weston Academy is unusual, and exceptional. We are an innovative and ambitious 11-18 secondary Academy set in the heart of Corby. We are committed to supporting and challenging our students to reach their full potential, inside and outside of the classroom.

Our school was founded 26 years ago in order to transform the education of young people in the community, and we have. Yes, we are outstanding, driven by the needs of our students and our core values. We are never complacent and always restless to improve. Our Academy was born out of the need for change, to be different and innovative; we were designed to be a laboratory of learning in an educational area of disadvantage. We are valued within our community with almost 1000 students applying for the 180 places in year 7 this year.

We are proud to be a high performing state comprehensive with a traditional curriculum but one which also highly values the arts, drama, sport and dance. The success of this vision led to the creation of the Brooke Weston Trust and the Brooke Weston Teaching School Alliance with a mission to 'go to the most difficult places and do good'.

Brooke Weston Trust has grown into a family of 10 primary and secondary schools throughout the East Midlands, united by our mission and values. More than 7,000 students between the ages of 3-18 are now educated in a Brooke Weston Trust school, supported by more than 1000 passionate members of staff.

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