Vacancy: Head of PE

Head of Physical Education

Start date from September 2024

Salary: MPS or UPS (Fringe pay scale)
(£31,350 to £47,839) + TLR 1d £9,272


‘Leading the Winston PE Department offers an incredible opportunity to promote sports and healthy living to the benefit of all our students. The department has extensive sporting knowledge, which is shared and developed, to enhance each other’s practices, along with possibilities to grow the curriculum outside of mainstream sports. Our team is upbeat and honest and supportive. Our leader will have a passion for the needs of our students and for the development of our staff team. Join us, lead us, there is so much opportunity to enhance and develop this department.’  Jack Fuller ECT

At The Winston Churchill School, we believe that participation in PE will shape the future of our students. You will be empowered to lead with confidence. Our staff team is looking to you, as a role model and to develop the department.

Ofsted, in November 2023, said: ‘This is an inclusive school, with high expectations for pupils’ conduct and achievement.

Do you have the creativity, imagination and passion to inspire our staff and students?

We empower our teachers as trusted professionals. You can be yourself, learn, and develop your unique teaching practice.

Do you aspire to lead a team of trusted, creative, and innovative professionals?

We take pride in our record of developing exceptional teachers and leaders. In recent years we have recruited and trained fourteen graduates who have become outstanding teachers within our school and beyond. Furthermore, nine middle leaders have successfully transitioned to senior leadership roles

Do you want to lead and grow a dynamic team while advancing your own leadership journey?

Our well-resourced PE department has consistently achieved strong GCSE results, demonstrating year-on-year progress. The department is now poised to build on these outcomes and set the standard for excellence
in PE across Surrey and Nationally.

Further information and an application form

Applications must be posted or emailed to Mrs L. Rutland, the Headteacher’s PA on 

Applicants should also include a statement of application outlining their suitability for the post in relation to the job description and person specification, with two sides of A4 as a maximum.

Closing date: 26th March 2024

Interview date:            to be confirmed
(this school reserves the right to interview promptly should a suitable candidate apply)

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to demonstrably share this commitment. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. Shortlisted applicants will be required to supply details of any unspent convictions and conditional cautions and any spent convictions and adult cautions that are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out) as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended).

If you are appointed you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

The Winston Churchill School Child Protection Policy can be found here