Head of PE & Performing Arts

December 5, 2019

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

Head of PE & Performing Arts

Outcomes Focused, Child Centred
Northern Education Trust

December 5, 2019, 10:21 am

Head of PE & Performing Arts

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Kearsley Academy

Post: Head of PE & Performing Arts
Base: Kearsley Academy, Springfield Road, Kearsley, BL4 8HY

Scale: MPS/UPS + TLR2B
£23,720 – £39,406 +£4,531
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: 16th December 2019

Are you a Teacher of PE & Performing Arts ready to transform student outcomes? Are you someone who is outcomes focused and child centred? Can you inspire students?

Northern Education Trust – Kearsley Academy would like to present you with a truly exceptional opportunity to play a key role in shaping the provision of secondary education within our ambitious and wonderful academy. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic and ambitious practitioner who has the drive and capacity to lead a department and continue the upward trend in improving outcomes.

Kearsley Academy is an inclusive school. We strive to provide an educational experience which focuses upon academic success, enjoyment and participation and engenders a sense of community and belonging.

Kearsley Academy is part of Northern Education Trust, a nationally recognised and trusted Multi Academy Trust with vast experience of school improvement.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher with the motivation and capacity to become an outstanding leader. The successful candidate will have a clear vision of how to improve standards in PE & Performing Arts.
  • Be able to lead and motivate young people and colleagues.
  • Be resilient, hard-working, committed to finding solutions and someone who is whole heartedly focused on transforming student outcomes.

What can you expect from us in return:

  • An excellent opportunity for rapid career progression both within the Academy and the Trust.
  • A Principal and ambitious leadership team with exceptionally high expectations and a clear vision for the Academy.
  • Students with a thirst for learning and success.

Further details are available from and informal visits can be arranged by contacting Amy Platt, PA to Principal via [email protected]

To apply for this post, candidates should submit a covering letter of no more than one side of A4, font size 12, normal margins. The letter should outline their experience to date and their suitability for the post. Completed letters and application forms should be sent to [email protected]

Please note that we do not accept CV’s – applicants must submit a Northern Education Trust application form.

Closing date: Noon Monday 16th December 2019
Interviews: Wednesday 18th December 2019

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclose and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our pupils.


Application Form.docx

Job Description.pdf

Person Specification.pdf

To apply for this job email your details to a.dale@northerneducationtrust.org

Kearsley Academy is a member of the Northern Education Trust.
We constantly focus on standards as we understand outcomes are paramount. Our decision making is driven entirely by what is best for children. By doing this we enhance the life chances of the children and young people in our care.