We are looking for an outstanding individual who
will relish the opportunity to:
- Lead the PE department at TGS being accountable for
all aspects of performance
- Teach PE (mainly boys) within a high-performing and
- Deliver exceptional extra-curricular opportunities
within and beyond PE
- Further contribute to our vision for education
across the town of Christchurch
- Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and
young people in accordance with our Safeguarding and Child Protection policies.
accountable for the outcomes of all PE qualifications delivered solely within
the TGS curriculum, currently BTEC Sport Level 2 and Level 3.
lead the further development of the Level 3 BTEC Sport qualification supported
by and accountable to the Director of Sport.
be the operational lead for the design and implementation of the Core PE
curriculum at TGS.
To maximise student opportunities in PE by
liaising closely with the Director of Sport to collaborate on all aspects of PE
including shared use of facilities and opportunities at TS to widen
You are likely to be someone who is or has the
potential to be:
- An inspirational and skilled teacher of PE, with
Qualified Teacher Status
passionate and high-energy individual with a clear moral purpose which is
driven by a desire to improve the life chances of young people.
- Able to inspire and relate well to the whole community.
and enthusiastic with a positive “can-do” attitude and a solution-focused
- Committed to the power of extra-curricular
opportunities in engaging students
- Aspirational for career progression and relish
working in a high-energy environment
- Driven by the power of education to transform the
lives of the most disadvantaged students
This is a
very rare and exciting opportunity to lead an already high-performing department
area and to join a school that has gained considerable momentum on its journey
In September 2021 Twynham School and
The Grange School (TGS) federated staffing structures enabling us to launch an
ambitious and progressive vision for the education provided by our two schools.
As we head into the third year of our journey, we are excited to be advertising
this opportunity to lead the PE department at TGS whilst being a part of a
wider team that is delivering a vision for excellence in Sport, Health and
Outdoor education across the two secondary schools of Christchurch.
would suit a colleague who is ready to step into curriculum leadership and is
looking for a role that goes beyond the traditional teaching post. The Twynham
School and TGS federation is now firmly established in Christchurch and there
really is unlimited potential for sport to deliver a truly exceptional vision
for young people across the town. The opportunity to be part of the team at the
early stages of this development is unique and would offer unrivalled career
development for an aspirational colleague.
This is a
truly exceptional opportunity for a talented and ambitious colleague.
We value diversity and inclusiveness. We want our workforce to be representative of all sections of our community, so we give equal opportunities. We don't discriminate on age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy/maternity, race/colour/nationality, religion/belief, sex or sexual orientation. We'll only consider people who can evidence their right to work in the UK. We're committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes to safeguard children. We undertake enhanced criminal records checks before appointment. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.
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