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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 1pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Physical Education (PE)

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) Plus TLR2b £5550

Head of Physical Education job summary




Full Time to start September 2024


We are keen to recruit a Head of Physical Education (Secondary) to a full time, permanent post from September 2024. We are looking for someone who is positive, committed and ambitious who wants to inspire and extend our pupils. You should be able to encourage learning which enables pupils to achieve the highest possible standards in physical education as well as sharing and supporting our corporate responsibility for the well-being, education and discipline of all pupils. You will be leading a team passionate for their subject whose high expectations for our pupils’ enjoyment and progress drives their commitment to providing an engaging and inspirational curriculum which is very popular. The team is also dedicated to developing our pupils’ interest beyond the classroom with popular and motivational curriculum-enriching opportunities. They deserve teachers who are striving to be outstanding.

Our pupils love their PE and are superbly well taught. You will be the strategic leader of the department. This will involve setting the vision and developing a strategic plan to continuously improve standards and pupil experiences across the department. If you are forward thinking, flexible and committed to raising achievement, we would be delighted to receive your application.

As well as a supportive team and strong professional development, Castle Newnham offers:

  • well-behaved, happy, confident and enthusiastic pupils who are keen to learn;

  • a school highly valued and supported by parents and the community;

  • a nurturing, enthusiastic and committed staff, who can rise to a challenge;

  • great opportunities to make your mark and to be part of something exciting and unique

To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Romana Tomei rtomei@castlenewnham.school for an appointment. Please also see the attached application pack for further details about the role including the job description and person specification. For further details about our school please go to the school’s website www.castlenewnham.school

Closing Date: Thursday 25th April 2024 (Mid-day)

Interviews: Thursday 2nd May 2024

Castle Newnham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

The position requires an enhanced criminal records bureau (DBS) disclosure

As detailed in the latest Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines, online searches (social media screening) will be undertaken for all shortlisted applicants

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)
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.

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About Castle Newnham School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
711 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

All-through school based on 2 sites. Nursery to Year 4 on Goldington Road and Years 5 to 11 based on Polhill Avenue.

School location

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