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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    10 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teacher
Subject
Physical education
Working pattern
Full time
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
Teachers Pay Scale

Job summary

The Laurus Trust - Unashamedly Academic

“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships”

- Michael Jordan

Due to growth and expansion, we have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Head of PE to join the team at Hazel Grove High School. You will facilitate and encourage learning which enables students to achieve high standards, to share and support the corporate responsibility for the well-being, education and discipline of all students.

About Us

The Laurus Trust is a highly successful and growing multi-academy trust in the North West of England. All our Laurus Schools are hugely oversubscribed and have a reputation, both locally and further afield, for outstanding teaching and learning through the relentless pursuit of excellence and the determination to ensure that every child succeeds. In the recent Staff Engagement Survey, over 95% of our employees stated that they would recommend working for Laurus Trust to their friends. In 2020/21 our average teacher turnover rate for secondary schools was 2.39%, which falls way below the National Average of 15%.

The Laurus Trust is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We welcome and encourage applications from all individuals regardless of individual background or circumstance.

Core Behaviours

As your sphere of influence grows, so grows your responsibility for stewardship of these guiding principles and qualities:

*Show unswerving commitment to the shared vision and values – badge on shirt.
*Demonstrate impeccable standards of competency within areas of expertise - focus on learning.
*Have a sense of urgency for sustainable results - does whatever it takes.
*Challenge the status quo - eye on the horizon.
*Strive for autonomy whilst securing accountability - develops agency in others.
*Focus on team over self - demonstrates self-sacrificial leadership.
*Commit to continuous improvement for self and others - recognises that better is possible.
*Build trust through clear communication and expectations - develops commitment to the vision in others.

Employee Benefits

At the heart of our success at Laurus is the passionate belief in the importance of professional learning for all our staff. A rich diet of research informed pedagogy ensures that our teachers are at the cutting edge of their practice. To support this, we financially support masters and doctoral level study alongside the NPQ suite of qualifications.

We also offer a wide range of other employee benefits to all of our staff in return for their commitment to our schools, and to help contribute towards improving their overall well-being. These can be found detailed in our Candidate Applicant Pack.

Applying to the Laurus Trust

If you want to work in a highly ambitious and successful school, and have the passion and commitment to join us at an exciting time of continuous progression and growth, then we would like to hear from you.

For more information about The Laurus Trust, or for further information relating to the role and the School you’re applying to, please download the Job Description and Candidate Information Pack or visit https://www.laurustrust.co.uk/

If you would prefer to request a manual application pack, or should you require any additional support in completing your application, please feel free to contact us on 0161 579 7000 or via e-mail at; recruitment@laurustrust.co.uk

Closing Date: Monday 24th January 2022 at 9.00am

Interview Date: w/c 31st January 2022

The Laurus Trust and its affiliated schools are committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across the school. This is in line with statutory guidance Keeping Children Safe in Education and The Education Act 2002, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Additional allowances

TLR 1

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1485 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01615477000

About Hazel Grove High School

In September 2019, Hazel Grove High School joined the Laurus Trust. The 2019 results saw an exceptionally high proportion of our students gaining good passes at GCSE and A Level. Our students’ achievements this year continue Hazel Grove High School’s proud tradition of academic achievement for all, with the vast majority of our students gaining places on their chosen post-16 and university courses.

Arranging a visit to Hazel Grove High School

Please contact the school directly to arrange a visit - 0161 507 5300

School location

Jacksons Lane, Stockport, Cheshire, SK7 5JX

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