Faculty Leader PE

St Helena School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC5448-287S Position Type: Head of Department/Faculty Pay Range: £30,000 - £46,525 (M1 - U3) + TLR 2A (£7,847)
Position Start Date: 01/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 01/05/2024 Midnight Date of Interviews: week commencing Monday 6th May 2024  

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ST HELENA SCHOOL

FACULTY LEADER - PE

Pay Range: Teachers Main/Upper Pay Scale + TLR 2A

Actual Salary from: £30,000 - £46,525 + TLR 2A (£7,847)

Start Date: September 2024 or sooner if possible

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a motivated and ambitious Faculty Leader to join and lead our established PE team. You will be a highly skilled and enthusiastic teacher, with the potential to move into a Senior Leadership role in the future, who can take initiative and motivate others.

The Faculty Leader role is part of a wider leadership structure that moves the school forward. Faculty Leaders are part of our extended whole school leadership team working on faculty and whole school initiatives. Our recent Ofsted inspection (Jan 24) graded leadership as outstanding, and our middle leaders play a pivotal role in this achievement. As a Faculty Leader you will be supported by a second in faculty who leads the Childcare and Health & Social Care courses.

The PE Faculty offers Child Care, Health & Social Care and Sports Studies at KS4.

There has never been a more exciting time to join our school community. It is an unprecedented opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of our young students and work with us on our journey to success supported by The Sigma Trust, a large and local trust of schools. If you are a dynamic qualified teacher, who is looking for a new challenge and would like to work in an exciting, supportive and collaborative environment, and you feel that you have the enthusiasm and commitment required to join our school, we look forward to receiving your application.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring a clear shared vision for the development of outstanding teaching and learning and a culture of high expectations within the Faculty.
  • Raising standards across the Faculty and the School.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the performance of the Faculty in all areas including: teaching and learning, behaviour for learning, resources, learning environment, performance management, data and intervention.
  • All academic provision and support to students in the Faculty.
  • Ensuring a high-quality curriculum across the Faculty.
  • Ensuring consistency of school policies within Faculty.

We're looking for you if you have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Ability to teach lessons that challenge, motivate and inspire all students.
  • A passion for teaching and making a real difference to young people
  • Commitment to safeguarding and child protection.

(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outline and Person Specification).

Why work for The Sigma Trust, St Helena School?

We can offer you:

  • A Competitive Salary
  • Robust school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
  • Employee Benefits: Employee Assistance Programme, Pension Scheme, Perkbox, Cycle to Work Scheme and Discounted Gym Membership at selected local gyms

Please note that an integration period applies to all new staff joining the Trust, to support introduction into the organisation.

Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website www.sigmatrust.org.uk

To Apply

To apply for this post, please follow the URL link provided below:

https://careers.sigmatrust.org.uk/Apply/U2lfb96cnbWEgQXBwbGljYXRpb24gRm9ybSBOb3ZlbWJlciAyMDIzfDQxfDU0NTUyN3wxfHxGYWxzZXwyMTIyfDMwMjc4MzZ8MA%3d%3d?i=qhGiME5v8fA%3d

Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CV's and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.

  • Closing date: Midnight, Wednesday 1st May 2024
  • Shortlisting will take place on Thursday 2nd May 2024
  • Interviewing will take place week commencing Monday 6th May 2024

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision 'To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts', where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.

Information about the School

St Helena School, part of the Sigma Trust, is a highly-regarded 11-16 co-educational Academy, recognised as Good by Ofsted in 2014 and now on a journey to Outstanding. Located on 17 acres in historic Colchester, the school has a fine blend of traditional and modern facilities and opened a £2.5m new Science block in 2015, and a £2.5m all weather pitch facility in February 2016.

On 1 September 2016, the school joined The Sigma Trust, a partnership of schools with The Stanway School, The Thomas Lord Audley School, Clacton County High School, Monkwick Junior School and Monkwick Infants School and Nursery. Working in collaboration with all the schools within The Sigma Trust, St Helena has developed and enhanced its development of outstanding professional practice.

Safeguarding The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records, online checks and other vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

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Contact Information

Sigma Trust HR Team
St Helena School
Sheepen Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 3LE
Telephone: 01255 750913
Email: sth.recruitment@sigmatrust.org.uk

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