Physical Education

Posted 20 November 2023
Salary £36745 - £56959 per year
LocationTower Hamlets
Job type Teacher
Discipline Secondary
Contact NameMicaela Van Staden

Job description

Job Title: Head of Physical Education (PE) Department
Location: Tower Hamlets

Position Type: Full-Time, Permanent (for the right candidate)
Step Teachers are working with a vibrant school that is currently seeking an experienced and dynamic Head of Physical Education (PE) to lead their PE department. The successful candidate will play a key role in enhancing the school’s physical education curriculum, fostering a competitive and sports-driven culture within the school.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leadership: Take charge of the PE department, providing strategic vision and leadership.
  • Curriculum Development: Spearhead the development and implementation of an innovative and comprehensive PE curriculum.
  • Team Management: Lead, mentor, and inspire a team of dedicated PE instructors, cultivating a culture of excellence and collaboration.
  • Sports Program Oversight: Manage and enhance the school's sports programs, ensuring a competitive edge and encouraging student participation in various sports activities.
  • Facilities Management: Oversee the effective utilization and maintenance of sports facilities, ensuring a safe and conducive environment for physical education.
  • Student Engagement: Develop strategies to engage students in PE, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Degree in Physical Education or related field.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • Proven Leadership Experience: Demonstrated success in leading and managing a PE department or sports program.
  • Teaching Experience: Substantial experience in teaching physical education at various levels.
  • Strategic Thinker: Ability to develop and implement a strategic vision for the PE department.

Why Step Teachers?

With over 20 years in supplying educational professionals across North London, Hertfordshire, East Anglia and Plymouth, we have and continue to build long-standing; exclusive relationships with many schools and academy trusts across these regions. We have a resolute team that will support and nurture your career at Step Teachers.  

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and are proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer and eligibility to work in the UK.  

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. High street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional wellbeing services as standard with our pay portal.  

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