Head of Physical Education

Ormiston Denes Academy
Full Time
Salary/salary scale: 
MPS/UPR + TLR2c £6,449
Closing date: 
12th May 2017, 12:00 pm
Interview date(s): 
Start date: 
September 2017

Ormiston Denes Academy is a thriving and ambitious Academy under new leadership. Due to promotion of the current post holder we are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, ambitious leader of Physical Education, to work with a committed team of professionals determined to deliver both curricular learning and extra-curricular provision at the highest level, so that students of all abilities enjoy their learning and are motivated to succeed.

Ormiston Academies Trust is an ethical sponsor, committed to improving the life chances of young people. We share their vision for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life. http://www.ormistonacademiestrust.co.uk/

You will be leading a well-resourced department with a range of experienced to first year teachers. We are fortunate to have excellent training facilities. SLT are supportive and keen to see the quality of our sports provision continue to be recognised as the strongest in the local area. Our aim is for every student to make outstanding progress in physical education. This is through receiving engaging teaching that focuses on engendering a love of sport. If you are ready to lead in an Academy which expects nothing but the best for its students, places a high value on the professional development of its staff, and feel you have the qualities to meet the demands of this rewarding position, then we wish to hear from you.

We are looking for a leader who:

• has a passion for physical education and a special gift of communicating that passion
• is dynamic, innovative, self-motivating and able to inspire others
• has the ability to teach outstanding lessons across the age and ability range
• has the highest expectations for the attainment of all young people
• enjoys working as part of a team to ensure the success of the department and the Academy
• is driven to relentlessly remove barriers to students’ success
In return Ormiston Denes Academy will offer you:

• a thriving, innovative learning community, committed to excellence
• a supportive, welcoming community of professionals
• extensive development and collaboration opportunities, throughout the Ormiston network
• lower than average class sizes to allow maximum personalisation for students
• higher than guided non-contact time, to allow for collaboration and quality student feedback
This is a fantastic opportunity to shape the lives of young people in East Anglia. If you are interested in being at the leading edge of education, believe that all young people can achieve high standards and are prepared to work tirelessly to ensure their success, we want to hear from you.

Ormiston Denes Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

How to apply: 

For further details, an informal discussion with a member of SLT, or to make arrangements to visit the Academy, please contact Dawn Carver: Hr@ormistondenes.co.uk Tel: (01502) 574474. Application packs are available for download at www.ormistondenes.co.uk/recruitment.