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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    10 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 September 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2D at £3,769

Head of PE job summary

Copley Academy is a rapidly improving school. Our December 2021 Ofsted report describes the “great strides” that leaders have made and praises the “high aspirations” for students and the “broad and ambitious” curriculum.Most importantly, the report also says that students are “happy and proud” to attend the Academy.

We are looking to appoint an exceptional candidate to take the lead in a forward thinking and ambitious PE department, on a permanent basis.Working closely with other colleagues in the department, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to lead curriculum planning, teaching and learning at KS3 and KS4, embedding challenge for all and ensuring all students make exceptional progress. The department currently offer Core PE to all students and the CAMNAT qualification at Key Stage 4. There will also be the opportunity to grow as a leader through a dedicated CPD package, that will equip the post holder for further future progression.

We wish to appoint a colleague to this post who has:

  • Outstanding teaching and interpersonal skills
  • A strong academic background with the ability to teach to GCSE and vocational courses
  • Demonstrable impact in leading progress
  • Demonstrable impact in leading first quality teaching
  • Evidence of ambition and a commitment to continuing professional development
  • The desire to maximise the performance of all students and the very best progress for all

The post is suitable for an experienced Head of Department or a successful teacher/ leader who has a proven track record, seeking an opportunity to work in a professional and highly purposeful environment within a culture where we want all our students to‘Learn Today, Lead Tomorrow’.

Great Academies Education Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

If you would like any further information about the role, please contact the Academy on 0161 338 6684 or by emailing,mail@copleyacademy.org.uk. You can also visit our website to find out more about our Academy,https://copley.greatacademies.co.uk/.

Closing date for applications: Monday 17th October 2022 at 9am

Commitment to safeguarding

Great Academies Education Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and the successful candidate will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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About Copley Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
603 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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The Copley aims, produced and developed by our staff, are meant to be practical and constructive. They are aims to be used. Our aims are referred to constantly in planning for our future. They demonstrate our belief that a school should actively promote positive moral values in everything it does.

The aims attempt to describe how life at Copley should be lived by all the people who work here - children and adults. This emphasis on the quality of everyday experience at Copley is the necessary foundation for achievement - in public examinations and in the development of responsible and active young people.

At Copley we believe in:
The right of everyone to be happy.
The need for everyone to respect each other.
The need for everyone to have self-respect.
The right of everyone to learn and develop.
The need for everyone to help each other.
We try hard to put them in to practice.

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