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  • Start date details

    April/September 2024 or earlier if available

  • Closing date

    18 December 2023 at 3:50pm

  • Date listed

    22 November 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS plus £2,000 bursary for direct, external applications, paid over two years

What skills and experience we're looking for

Suitable for ECTs or more experienced staff

We are seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of girls’ PE to join this established, progressive and well-resourced PE department. The PE Department has state-of-the-art facilities comprising a four-badminton-court sports hall, fitness suite and dance studio, in addition to a multi-use games area and multiple netball/tennis hardcourt areas. A commitment to the development of creative and engaging teaching across KS3, GCSE and BTEC L3 is essential.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding practitioner of PE and an inspirational teacher
  • Have in-depth subject knowledge across a wide range of activities
  • Show an excellent commitment to raising attainment through extra-curricular activities
  • Have energy, enthusiasm, creativity and flair

Are you a team player, passionate about education and social mobility? Do you want to be a pivotal part of improving opportunities for students and increasing their learning and social experiences? Do you want to work in an environment which prioritises staff and student health and well-being? Then please apply now!

Please note the Academy is closed for Christmas Break from midday on 19 December until 4 January 2024. Applications will not be looked at during this time.

What the school offers its staff

A thriving and friendly academy in the heart of the community, with staff recognition schemes, free gym and staff sports teams to counter the free breakfast, “Friday Treats” and on-site coffee shop! We also offer the possibility of shared staff living accommodation and on-site parking.

“Staff feel very well supported by senior leaders. According to staff, they feel valued because senior leaders are approachable...” Ofsted 2020

Highcrest offers both an excellent induction and support programme for ECTs and an innovative and extensive CPD package for more experienced teachers. This provision of training has been praised as outstanding by an external assessor and highlighted in the local press. For ECTs, we provide weekly CPD meetings with experienced members of staff, time-tabled and protected Mentor Meetings on a weekly basis, subject knowledge time with departments and an extensive personalised CPD plan.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Highcrest Academy is fully committed to safeguarding children (policies on web). All members of staff are in a “regulated” role under the Vetting & Barring Scheme and have to be DBS cleared prior to employment.

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About The Highcrest Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1059 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Our Ofsted Report 2020 says, “The school has a warm and welcoming atmosphere” and“Pupils at The Highcrest Academy happily live up to the school’s motto of ‘aspire and achieve’”. All who work at the academy reinforce our six virtues linked to our motto (Ambition, Sensitivity, Purpose, Integrity, Resilience and Eloquence), helping us instil a culture of excellence that runs throughout every strand of our Academy. Situated in the leafy Chilterns and within easy reach of Central London, Highcrest is culturally and academically diverse and is the only academy in Buckinghamshire that caters for students of ‘all abilities’. Some of our students need all your support, whilst others need to be challenged and stretched. Our inclusive and successful House system, a wide range of clubs, visits and trips helps to bring our whole school community together. There are approximately 1,000 students on roll, including the Sixth Form. Recent additions to our site include a gym and restaurant/coffee shop for both staff and students, as well as a purpose-built Sixth Form Centre.

Arranging a visit to The Highcrest Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@highcrestacademy.org.uk.

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