Head of PE
Inner London MPS / UPR + TLR 2b (£4527 per annum)
We wish to appoint a Head of PE to lead and manage our PE Department from January 2020. This post will be offered on a fixed term contract to cover the substantive post holder’s maternity leave. We have excellent sporting facilities with a fully equipped Sports Hall and a large playing field.
The successful candidate will be a committed and experienced teacher, who is a highly effective classroom practitioner, and has management aspirations within PE.
The role will include teaching PE across KS3 to KS5 including GCSE PE and BTEC Sport Level 3, providing leadership and management of staff, developing enrichment opportunities for students and demonstrating the ability and commitment to securing high standards of student achievement. You will also be responsible for developing students’ knowledge and awareness of a healthy lifestyle and wellbeing. A commitment to develop and participate in extra-curricular activities for students is essential.
The post is suitable for a fully qualified teacher looking to take a step into a middle leadership role and develop their career in an environment offering outstanding training and progression programmes to all.
Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form of 340 and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 125 years.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who have students’ wellbeing and progress as their core purpose.
Closing date: 9:30am on Monday 14 October 2019
Interviews: w/c 14 October 2019
Please note CVs are not accepted.
The Leathersellers’ Federation of schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.
Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.
Essential educational requirements
QTS or equivalent
Essential skills and experience
The role will include teaching PE across KS3 to KS5 including GCSE PE and BTEC Sport Level 3, providing leadership and management of staff, developing enrichment opportunities for students and demonstrating the ability and commitment to securing high standards of student achievement.
We are committed to providing excellent CPD for aspirational Middle Leaders and offer the accredited SSAT National Award for Middle Leaders (NAML) to all Middle Leaders. For all new staff we offer a comprehensive and supportive induction programme. The successful candidate will also have access to a rich and varied CPD programme within the school and across the Federation.
About Prendergast School
- Adelaide Avenue, London, SE4 1LE
- LA Maintained School
- Prendergast School website (opens in a new window)