Head of PE

Head of PE – Independent School

Location: Central London
Start Date: September 2024
Timetable: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: Competitive (based on experience)

Our client, an all boys’ senior school in the heart of London, is looking for a dynamic and experienced Head of Academic PE to join their school on a full time and permanent basis from September 2024.

The successful Head of Academic PE will be responsible for managing and delivering PE at GCSE (AQA) and at A Level (OCR). They also will be enthusiastic about contributing fully to the department and be able to teach practical PE and coach boys’ games.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for managing the Academic PE curriculum.
  • Teach practical PE across all Key Stages, and Games from 11-18.
  • Responsibility for managing the staff in the department.
  • Attending department meetings and undertaking administrative tasks that are designated by the Director of Sport, thereby contributing to a sense of teamwork and aiding professional development.
  • Help to organise fixtures, trips and tours.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to teach PE to A Level.
  • Have outstanding subject knowledge, academic qualifications and to be able to communicate their enthusiasm.
  • A genuine commitment to pastoral care and the welfare and safeguarding of pupils.
  • Interests and abilities that can enhance the School’s co-curricular programme.
  • Excellent communication, administrative, organisational, and IT skills.
  • A willingness to play a part in the wider life of the school and to be a pastoral tutor would be an advantage.

The school’s focus on providing an all-round education means that high standards are expected of the boys in all areas of school life. The school’s innovative approach to education combines tradition and academic rigour with cutting-edge technology, ensuring an engaging and dynamic learning experience for their students.

Our client is an established school with an excellent reputation across London as a leading senior school. The school is part of one the most successful private schools groups in the UK, providing outstanding pastoral and academic outcomes to pupils and outstanding opportunities for professional development to staff at all levels.

If you have the required skills to be considered for the post, we welcome an application from you. For further details, contact Joseph at Connaught Education.

Connaught Education – The Independent Schools Specialists

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures.

Job Information

Job Reference: JAHPE25424_1714053187
Salary From: £45000
Salary To: £65000
Job Industries: Education and Training
Job Locations: Westminster, London
Job Types: Permanent

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