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Whitcliffe Mount School

Head of PE

Reference: d9bb3ea6-801f-48c6-8694-75d93c3fb8d8
Employer: Whitcliffe Mount School
Location: Cleckheaton
Job Type: Permanent
Contract Type: Permanent

Job Details:

Head of PE

MPS/UPS + TLR2c (the TLR may be negotiable for the right candidate)

Full Time, Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an outstanding Head of Physical Education, to join Whitcliffe Mount School. The successful candidate should be an inspirational leader with a proven track record of driving up standards; a committed and flexible team player who can inspire others to raise aspirations, through an exciting and ambitious curriculum.

As a Head of Subject, you will be required to lead, coach and inspire staff across the PE department, helping them to engage and enthuse learners of all abilities in physical education. At Whitcliffe Mount, we want all our students to enjoy PE and to become confident, independent learners. We want our staff to feel supported and inspired to achieve their personal best.

The successful candidate will strategically lead a large physical education department, with the support from the school’s leadership team. They will continue to raise standards, outcomes and promote the benefits exercise to all, helping to further develop physical education at Whitcliffe Mount School.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be educated to degree level with QTS in their subject;
  • Be an inspirational leader with a proven track record of inspiring and motivating others;
  • Be passionate about leading and supporting the PE department in delivering ambitious learning and improving students’ levels of progress and attainment within PE and Sports Science;
  • Have a clear vision and lead by example;
  • Love encouraging, motivating and inspiring children through the support they give in order to encourage their learning;
  • Be committed to our ethos that all pupils can achieve at Whitcliffe Mount School;
  • Have great references demonstrating they are a suitable candidate, safe to work with children.

At SHARE MAT, we aim to:

  • Equip our staff to deliver their best every day, our belief is that by Valuing People, Supporting Personal Best is the key;
  • Encourage all our pupils to go beyond what they think they can achieve, to enjoy learning, helping them to lead healthy and happy lives;
  • Ensure our staff are happy at work, taking pride in pupils’ progress and development;
  • Never stop improving, developing and sharing our practice with others;
  • Deliver training and guidance relevant to job role so expectations are understood and staff feel motivated;
  • Offer great benefits making us the employer of choice, including first class developmental opportunities for teaching staff led by one of our academies, Shelley College which is the Teaching School Hub for Kirklees and Calderdale.

Whitcliffe Mount School is one of eight academies within our trust and is part of a close-knit community well located for commute from Leeds, Huddersfield and Wakefield. Please do make arrangements to visit the academy if you wish to learn more before you apply, you will find it:

  • It is a vibrant place of learning and encouragement where children/young people are happy, settled and confident;
  • Has a broad and balanced curriculum that provides a memorable educational experience for all of its pupils;
  • Aims to equip pupils with the attributes and attitude they need for their next stage of education.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted. Please click the apply button to apply online.

Closing date: Wednesday 1st May 2024 at 11:59pm

Interview date: Wednesday 8th May 2024

SHARE MAT is committed to the Equalities Act 2010 and also to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children and young people, by adhering to “Keeping Children Safe in Education” guidance. All staff and volunteers are regularly trained regarding our expectations in keeping our students safe. An enhanced DBS is required for every post.

SHARE MAT comprises of Woodside Green Primary, Heaton Avenue Primary, Luck Lane Primary, Millbridge Primary, Royds Hall, Shelley College, Whitcliffe Mount School and Thornhill Community Academy. A central team provides operational support.

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