Head of PE Department

Bury St Edmunds County High School, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 6RF

This job expired on 17 October 2022

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    17 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 October 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPR/UPR (£28,000 - £43,685 p/a) + TLR (£4,785 p/a)

Head of PE Department job summary

We invite you to join us as we move this good school to 'excellence'. We are grade ‘overall good’. March 2022.

We are looking for a creative, innovative, and enthusiastic practitioner to join our PE team. We want you to share our passion for teaching and learning, someone who is keen to motivate and challenge our students and our colleagues. The ability to offer a second subject would be valued but is not required.

The core aims/values of this school are:

  • Making a difference to the lives of young people
  • Being a great place to work where colleagues are valued, supported, and encouraged to grow
  • A school which seeks to challenge itself
  • A school which embraces creativity, innovation and change driven by all colleagues

  • We want to be the best school in the area. We are looking to recruit an ambitious and innovative colleague to play a major role in that journey. We are a key member of the Unity Schools Partnership which celebrates professional development and career development. The Teaching school and an active talent management programme will support the successful candidate in this post and in their future career within the Trust and beyond if necessary. Our community believes in our vision and supports our journey.

    Our team is an incredibly supportive team of professionals who are supported by an excellent leadership team, who draw on the wider Trust for additional support, professional development, and career progression opportunities.

    The Academy offers:

    • Well-being day each year.
    • Opportunity for career progression into senior leadership.
    • Professional development qualifications
    • Access to the training and professional development programmes of the Teaching and research schools in the Trust.

    Please contact Amy Bryant01284 754857, or emailabryant@countyupper.orgto find out more and/or arrange a visit.

    Closing date:09:00am, 17 October 2022

    Interviews:19 October 2022

    Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

    We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time.

    Unity Schools Partnership is committed tosafer recruitment,equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

    We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, we’ll facilitate this wherever we can – whether to help you meet other commitments or to help you strike a great work-life balance. We’re keen to ensure we’re designing an organisation that works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented groups.

    Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

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    About Bury St Edmunds County High School

    School type
    Academy, ages 13 to 18
    Education phase
    View all Secondaryjobs
    School size
    810 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    13 to 18
    Phone number
    01284 754857

    Bury St Edmunds County High School is in the beautiful market town of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk and is served well with good transport links to Ipswich, Cambridge, Norwich and London. Students join us at the age of 13, in year 9, and enjoy and benefit from the extensive academic, pastoral and extra-curricular opportunities that we offer to all of our students up to the age of 18.

    Arranging a visit to Bury St Edmunds County High School

    To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email abryant@countyupper.org.

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