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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    18 April 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    29 March 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a dynamic, emotionally intelligent and innovative teacher to join a supportive team that is committed to improving the knowledge, skills, health and wellbeing of all the students at Belvedere. The PE Department is currently made up of three members of staff and is a strong and committed department. We have a sportshall, a gym, and a dance studio as well as an outside netball court and access to a beautiful park where there is a large playing field and six tennis courts. Our curriculum is dynamic and we aim to provide opportunities for all students to feel like they belong, finding and nurturing talent, as well as teaching transferable life skills. We offer traditional sports like netball, football, cross country, cricket, badminton and rounders as well as boccia, new age curling, dodgeball and other emerging sports. The successful candidate will have a passion for sport and it would be an advantage if they could offer a game activity as a specialism, holding relevant coaching and officiating qualifications in this. The ability to teach dance may also be an advantage.

We offer examination PE at both KS4 and KS5 and currently deliver the AQA GCSE and BTEC Sport Level 3; experience teaching examination subjects is highly desirable.

What the school offers its staff

  • Generous holiday (14 days extra per year for teaching staff)
  • Email curfew 5pm-7am (unless there are safeguarding/wellbeing concerns)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (AXA)
  • Weekly CPD sessions
  • Principal has an open door policy
  • Staff Enrichment
  • Flexible approach to family appointments and child events
  • More PPA than the local average
  • Half-termly wellbeing events organised by Wellbeing Committee includingseasonal treats, bacon sandwiches, fortnightly toast, annual Christmas lunch and other staff events
  • Parcel collection point
  • Half-termly staff voice group
  • On-site parking
  • Mental Health Coordinator
  • HUB groups and HUB breakfasts
  • High priority in our Y7 admissions process (see Admissions Policy on ourwebsite)

Further details about the role

We are an inclusive department; every student counts and we ensure our curriculum, Enrichment programme, and pedagogy meet the needs of every student in order to promote healthy active lifestyles and offer students the opportunity to take part in competitive sport. The successful candidate will be expected to be fully committed to our busy extra-curricular schedule.

Belvedere was the first independent school to become an academy and is continuing the traditions and standards of its predecessor school. We were judged outstanding in all areas by Ofsted in January 2015. We have high expectations of all our students and we support them with excellent pastoral care. Our extensive Enrichment programme allows students to develop into well rounded individuals. Children of our staff have a higher priority in our Y7 admissions process - please see the Admissions Policy on our website or call the academy office for further details.

The Belvedere Academy and the GDST are committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

The Belvedere Academy and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection checks appropriate to the post, including online searches, and checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

To find out more and obtain an information pack please visit our website at www.belvedereacademy.net email: jobs@belvedereacademy.net or telephone 0151 727 1284


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.

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About The Belvedere Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1054 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0151 727 1284

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