Curriculum Team Leader for Physical Education

Sir Bernard Lovell Academy
Bristol, South Gloucestershire
Contract Type
Full Time
MPR1 - UPR3 + TLR1A £9,272
Start Date
1st September 2024
18th April 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1413216

SBL Academy is a heavily oversubscribed and successful 11-18 Academy on the edge of Bristol, just north of Keynsham and Bitton. We are seeking to appoint a Leader for Physical Education to start in September 2024. The Curriculum Team Leader for Physical Education will take responsibility for academic courses (level 2 and 3), our core curriculum for all years as well as our school’s extra-curricular sports and activity provision.

We are fortunate to have excellent facilities to help us provide a strong sporting experience for our students. The Physical Education Department has full access to a large sports hall equipped for most activities, a modern and well-appointed fitness room, a spin room and two well-lit, modern gym and dance spaces as well as a bespoke PE classroom. Outdoor facilities include a new astro-turf football pitch and netball courts used for tennis during the summer. We also benefit from our own very pleasant playing fields within walking distance of the school.

The role and responsibilities of this position will include:

  •  Continuing to build an ethos of professionalism and excellence within the staff team and student body.
  •  Leading improvements in outcomes for Academic PE courses as well as our wider curriculum provision.
  •  The efficient management of the curriculum, staffing, scheduling and the overall resources of the department;
  •  Be responsible for the co-ordination of all sports activities for boys and girls throughout the school including staffing and necessary administration;
  •  Holding and managing the budget for Physical Education.

You will bring:

  •  Qualified Teacher Status;
  •  A clear vision on ‘High Quality Physical Education’ in a secondary school context;
  •  Relevant teaching experience in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4. Experience in Key Stage 5 academic courses is also highly desirable;
  •  A committed attitude to fully safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people – especially in a PE context;
  •  A commitment to professional development through participation in training and research as necessary for the successful execution of the role.

Futura Learning Partnership strives to be an equal opportunities employer and is keen to attract the most highly talented individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds.

In return we offer:

  •  A competitive salary;
  •  A full and varied CPD programme offering teaching and leadership development for our staff;
  •  An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow;
  •  Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership;
  •  An energised and professional working environment;
  •  Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.

Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span 5 local authority areas: Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Working together to provide a high-quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 2-18 education in the area. We are a mixed MAT, comprising 6 secondary, 21 primary and a special school. We work in partnership with the Diocese of Bath and Wells, which brings considerable benefit to all our schools.

The closing date for applications is: 23:59 on Thursday 18th April, 2024

Interviews are likely to be held soon thereafter.

No CVs or agencies please

PLEASE NOTE: Early applications are encouraged. We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement.

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening, online searches and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.


Safeguarding Statement:

Sir Bernard Lovell Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Sir Bernard Lovell Academy

Sir Bernard Lovell Academy

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