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Head of PE

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Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£27,596 - £43,348 + TLR 2C
Location:
Chingford Academies Trust, Chingford Foundation School, Nevin Drive,
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
20/05/2019 at 09:00 AM
Reference:
SCH/19/97516
Vacancy Description

HEAD OF PHYSCIAL EDUCATION (PE)

START DATE: SEPTEMBER 2019

SALARY: MPS/UPS PLUS TLR 2C (£6,645)

TENURE: PERMANENT

FULL TIME

Chingford Foundation School has recently received the accolade of appearing in England’s top 100 schools for sustained improvement in its academic outcomes.  This placed the School in the top 3% of non-selective, state-funding schools.  We are also pleased to host a Sixth Form Centre which was rated as “Outstanding” by OFSTED. 

In 2017/2018

  • 70% of Year 11 students achieved a standard pass in English and Maths
  • 30% of students achieved the EBACC
  • Attainment 8 score of 48.3 (indicative national average 46.3)
  • Over 50% of A level entries at grades A*-B, 20% A*-A
  • 24 subjects at A Level had a 100% pass rate
  • BTEC Level 3 – 93% D*/Distinction
  • A wide range of university offers and subjects including 31 students placed at Russell Group universities and 2 Oxbridge places. 

Our school seeks to challenge and extend students of all abilities and backgrounds and will provide them with the secure learning foundations to lead happy and successful lives while also enabling them to make positive contributions to the communities in which they live. 

Our commitment to quality, achievement and the “comprehensive ethos” makes us the natural first choice of students, parents/carers and staff who are keen to contribute to the successful development of tomorrow’s young citizens.

The Role

Due to the promotion of the existing Head of PE, we require an outstanding and aspirational Head of PE to join our dynamic and successful PE Department. The PE department is highly respected both within   the school and borough and the school is extremely proud of the sporting success our students have achieved over the years. We are able to offer a wide curriculum covering a range of sporting experiences and disciplines and all students in the school partake in sporting activities from Key Stage 3 through to Key Stage 5. The department is well resourced with 2 large purpose built sports halls as well as a range of outside hard courts and large sports field that can be used for a multitude of sports.

What Do We Offer?

  • Supportive, collaborative school
  • Leadership training and development opportunities
  • Exceptional CPD
  • Outstanding career development 

If you would like to join a school that aims to provide a secure, caring and stimulating learning environment through expert teaching and support staff ensuring all students achieve their full potential.  Where staff are hard-working, committed, supported and valued, then please download an Application Form and further details from the school website www.chingfordfoundation.org and email to jobs@chingford.waltham.sch.uk or post to the above address.  

Closing date: Monday 20 May 2019 at 9am

Interviews:  week ending 24 May 2019 

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure Check.

The Trust requires that all adults who work with pupils promote pupil safety and wellbeing; adhering to Trust policies to ensure effective Child Protection and Safeguarding provision, either directly or indirectly.  

Please note that if you are not contacted within two weeks of the above closing date, that you can take this to mean that you have not been shortlisted. 



Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.