Job vacancy

Head of Academic PE

Full Time

Closing date: 10.05.2024

This is an exciting opportunity to join our highly successful, committed and well-established Sport Faculty. The department has a long-standing history of success at local, regional and national levels across both Academic PE and Sport. We are privileged to have all sports facilities on site, including sports halls, award winning outdoor pitches, state of the art all weather surface and purpose-built strength and conditioning gym which is accessible to all students and staff.

We have strong links with local clubs and community providers as well as high level sporting organisations, the College is the official College partner of Ealing Trailfinders Rugby in addition to working closely with Northampton Saint and other Premiership Rugby Clubs. the College also works in partnership with Ipswich Town Football Club.

We are seeking to appoint a strong Head of Academic PE, who is able to teach/coach across our ambitious Games provision, with a sporting background and ability to coach one or more of our Games: Netball/ Rugby/ Football/Cricket/. The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, well organised and demonstrate a genuine commitment to driving physical education, sports participation and coaching. The successful candidate will be able to not only teach Level 3 BTEC Sport and/ or GCSE PE but lead the an ambitious vision to ensure our Sports Education is amongst the best in the UK and beyond!

Support and professional development are a priority at St Joseph’s College. We invest in our staff by providing regular coaching, career planning and training sessions. We have an “open door” lesson policy which ensures you receive extensive support and we promote peer-to-peer sharing of practice, all designed to help you be the best teacher you can be.

For an informal conversation please contact Mr Wenham, Director of Sport on [email protected]

Closing date: Noon, Friday 10 May 2024

The College reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged.

Please send a completed application form and covering letter which evidences your suitability for this position.

To help with your application the following guidance relating to recruitment at St Joseph’s College is available for all applicants to download:

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant.

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