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  • Start date details

    Easter / September

  • Closing date

    30 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

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What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Evidence of success in professional development across career to date
  • Appropriate educational and professional qualifications the role
  • A track record of success in leadership in a PE department
  • A track record of achievement in raising standards and delivering improvements in results
  • Demonstrable success in leading a department or faculty through significant periods of development
  • Evidence of the ability to develop excellent relationships with young people and adults
  • Successful experience of using target setting, data analysis and curriculum innovation to improve performance
  • Experience in analysis of need in planning and implementing development initiatives for staff
  • Evidence of promotion of innovative technologies in teaching and learning
  • Experience of working successfully with local community and external agencies/stakeholders

  • A thorough understanding of school leadership and school improvement needed to achieve outstanding student progress and personal development
  • Knowledge of current education legislation, national strategies, trends and innovation
  • An understanding of research in developing approaches to learning and the ability to put this into practice
  • A thorough understanding of the design and implementation of a specialist curriculum
  • The ability to analyse performance accurately and to articulate reasons behind successful achievement and poor performance
  • A thorough understanding of the Health and Safety legislation and Risk Prevention associated with PE
  • Ability to communicate effectively and model high standards of literacy to our students

What the school offers its staff

  • Work with a subject network of five secondary academies to discuss and share curriculum and teaching ideas
  • Make links with colleagues in our five Primary academies, to develop a shared knowledge of a curriculum that works from EYFS up to Year 13
  • Develop your leadership through our Leadership Academy, learning from established leaders from across the Trust
  • Have access to the Northamptonshire Teaching School Hub, that is based at Brooke Weston Academy
  • Get free breakfast, lunch, tea and coffee through our inhouse catering. All Trust staff benefit from this.

Further details about the role

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.

Are you:

  • Committed to developing sporting excellence and supporting the participation of all children in physical education?
  • Passionate about the life enhancing benefits of a healthy and active lifestyle?
  • Dedicated to improving the lives of our children?
  • A strong teacher, who can inspire the students and staff around you?

Corby Technical School require a highly motivated, hardworking and inspiring Head of Physical Education. You will be joining an experienced and specialist team with a track record of success and a passion for teaching physical education.

All students study PE at Key Stage 3 and core PE at Key Stage 4. Academic Sport at Key Stage 4 and 5 are both very popular choices. The high uptake alongside extra-curricular opportunities and an ambitious and inclusive curriculum makes the department an exciting place to work.

As Headof PE, you will be responsible for:

  • Continuously developing our ambitious and engaging curriculum for all our students
  • Ensuring students of all abilities develop their physical capabilities and levels of fitness
  • Promoting high quality teaching and learning by modelling and identifying outstanding practice in others
  • Leading the department’s collaborative planning, and sharing of resources and best practice
  • Oversee the moderation and standardisation of work at Key Stage 4 and 5 Sport

Co-ordinate and continuously seek to grow the extra -curricular sports provision

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About Corby Technical School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
953 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01536 213100

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