Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    30 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Subject

Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £30,000 and £46,525

Additional allowances

TLR 2B £5349

What skills and experience we're looking for

Role Requirements:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Up to date knowledge of your specialist area for years 7 – 11
  • Dedicated, creative and hardworking individual
  • A real willingness to learn new skills
  • Employees benefit from an extensive and bespoke CPD programme and enrolment in our Benenden Health Scheme is available for all employees from the commencement of employment

You are most welcome to visit the school to meet our staff and pupils. If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact the Head of School.

We can offer you:

  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • A supportive team of colleagues within the department and across the school
  • A positive, community school environment with an innovative learning culture
  • A dedicated and forward-looking management team, with highly skilled staff upholding high expectations and aspirations for our students
  • Shared on-line resources to support the development of student learning
  • A wide enrichment programme in which you can participate
  • Employee well-being benefits via our healthcare provider to include physiotherapy, health diagnostics, 24/7 access to a GP and mental health support, medical diagnostics and high street retail discounts on-site free flu vaccinations, and a laptop. Free parking is available on site.

What the school offers its staff

The Trust

Kenilworth Multi Academy Trust has a vacancy for a Head of Physical Education from September 2024. The vacancy is based at The Westwood Academy.

We are looking to appoint, an enthusiastic, creative and innovative Head of Physical Education into a continuously popular, highly successful and ambitious department. As a rapidly growing school this is an excellent opportunity to gain a full-time permanent post for the academic year 2024/2025. We are looking for teachers with a love of their subject, ambition and the ability to engage young people in learning. We provide a unique environment in which both teachers and pupils thrive.

The Westwood Academy is part of the Kenilworth Multi-Academy Trust a forward thinking and ambitious trust. We offer a motivating learning environment with an excellent shared CPD programme. We are proud of our academic record and of our pastoral care, which maintains a feeling of community in a small, but rapidly growing school.

The school works tirelessly to ensure that every pupil’s potential is successfully achieved, through excellent teaching, the establishment of positive learning relationships, effective assessment and constructive feedback.

The Department and Role

We encourage all potential candidates to come and visit the school and meet the staff and pupils to fully appreciate our wonderful community. As a Head of Physical Education you will join a focused, forward-thinking department. We are looking for someone who is able to apply energy and enthusiasm to their work and the department.

We are looking for a talented, innovative leader with a proven track record of effective teaching to deliver against high standards across all key stages.

You will have strong leadership skills to manage a team and have a clear vision for the planning and implementation of Physical Education in the school curriculum.

You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of all of our students at The Westwood Academy.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to admin@twa.kmat.org.uk

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About The Westwood Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
881 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
02476467779

The Westwood Academy is a school in the Kenilworth Multi Academy Trust

Arranging a visit to The Westwood Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@twa.kmat.org.uk.

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