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Head of PE

Stanground Academy
Location: Peterborough | Job type: Permanent | Salary: MPS/UPR plus TLR 1B 

We seek to appoint a highly motivated and talented Head of Physical Education with the skills, vision and energy to lead our Department.



Required from September 2018

Closing date: 25 April 2018 at Midnight

About you

We are currently seeking to appoint a Head of PE to provide a range of teaching methods that complement the Academy’s strategic objectives and builds upon the success already achieved. We are looking for someone who can demonstrate an infectious passion for teaching and expert subject knowledge with the expertise to effectively manage and motivate a team.  You should be a good or outstanding Teacher and should share our ethos that all children can succeed despite the challenges they may face.  

About us

The Stanground Academy, part of the Greenwood Academies Trust (GAT), is situated in Peterborough, one of the UK’s fastest growing cities, and is transforming the life chances of its pupils by ensuring that every child can succeed, despite the challenges they may face.

The academy staff, are motivated and committed to achieving the highest standards. The £23 million state-of-the-art building boasts facilities which are arguably some of the best in the county including two sports halls, numerous outdoor pitches, a dance studio and its own sports centre, which staff are allowed to access for free.

Joining the PE department you can expect to be welcomed as part of a supportive team of Teachers.  You will work together to ensure pupils are engaged and enthused in their learning and be innovative in your techniques in doing so.  You must also be a great leader with first class communication skills.   

In return

Working for GAT, means you can be assured that you will be contributing to our mission to enable every child to achieve their best.All our academies work collaboratively to share best practice and are supported by the expertise within the central team to enable them to focus on teaching and learning.As a GAT employee you will receive excellent opportunities for career progression and access to bespoke CPD from the Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth.

Visits to the academy are warmly welcomed; please contact Pauline Poli, PA to the Principal, on 01733 821430 or email

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks, therefore, all posts within the Trust are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.


The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation.

TO APPLY please email a completed application form to stating the job reference in your email.



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If you have any questions regarding a vacancy or to request a paper application form please call:

0115 748 3344  

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