The Aylesbury Vale Academy, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, HP18 0WS

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    24 June 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 June 2022

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TEACHER OF PE job summary

In this rapidly expanding 'Good' school, we are looking for an experienced and inspirational specialist to join our Physical Education department.

This is not a job for the faint-hearted as we drive towards becoming an 'Outstanding' school.

The successful applicant will have a passion about learning, have strong inter-personal skills, be resilient, be an excellent teacher and have great subject knowledge. They will be able to deliver PE up to KS4 and there may be opportunities to teach at KS5. The successful candidate will be expected to run after school activities as part of our Extended Schools offer, supporting students across the ability range ranging from improving basic fitness to competing in local fixtures.

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About The Aylesbury Vale Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 19
School size
1696 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
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We are a highly supportive school with strong subject and senior leadership to help you develop. We are looking for a highly ambitious, committed and dynamic professional to join our Physical Education department who is passionate about their subject, communicates well with young people and makes a positive impact on their learning. The Physical Education department comprises of 1 part-time and 5 full-time teachers, including a Curriculum Leader. The job would suit a more experienced teacher or an NQT and will continue the growth of the department which offers a Level 1/2 Technical Award in Health and Fitness alongside GCSE PE in Key Stage 4 as well as Sports Studies in the Sixth Form.

Physical Education is at the heart of the AVA Curriculum with state of the art facilities including a fully resourced 3G football pitch and an Astroturf hockey pitch under floodlights as well as a MUGA, extensive fields and a well-resourced gym. The continued expansion of the school will also provide further opportunities for professional development.

We will offer you:-
- Results above the national average and improving rapidly
- A well-resourced department with excellent facilities and spaces
- Excellent results in PE GCSE
- Personalised, supportive CPD so that you can flourish and be the best you can possibly be at whichever stage in your career
- Strong collegiate atmosphere
- Supportive and thorough induction programme
- A primary school with discounted nursery provision for staff
- Strong SLT
- 5 minute walk to a direct rail link to London Marylebone (40 minutes)
- State of the art gym available for staff use

The Academy is at an exciting stage of development with an experienced Academy Principal. In Ofsted's visit, January 2019, the school was judged 'Good' in all areas for the first time in the Academy's history.

Quotations from the Ofsted Visit, January 2019:-

- "Outcomes have improved because of strong subject leadership".
- "The behaviour of pupils is good. There is an atmosphere of mutual trust and respect across the school. Pupils' conduct is calm and orderly".
- "Staff morale is high. They believe that leaders and governors take staff members' well-being and workload into account and they feel well supported by the school".
- "Staff new to the school feel very well supported by their more experienced colleagues and the packages of training and support on offer".
- "Comprehensive induction and training programmes offered by senior leaders and the link advisor ensure that they very quickly establish themselves in their posts".
- "Pupils show a well-developed understanding and tolerance for others who are different from them. Tolerance and diversity are promoted well at Aylesbury Vale Academy".

Consequently, results are now above the national average for the first time in the Academy's history with a Progress 8 score of 0.20 for results in 2018-19.

Our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children will be reflected throughout the recruitment process and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Arranging a visit to The Aylesbury Vale Academy

If you wish to discuss the post in more detail, please contact Mrs E Perrin, HR Lead on either eperrin@theacademy.me or on 01296 428551.

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