Head of Primary PE

Wellington College China

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Hangzhou | Academic | Wellington College Hangzhou

JOB TITLE
Head of Primary PE
DEPARTMENT
Academic
SUPERVISOR
Head of Primary WCIH and Head of Upper Primary Huili
MAIN PURPOSE
To strategically lead the Primary PE Department in regard to the teaching and learning
and manage the resources and people within. To ensure the PE programme is delivered
to support pupils secure pleasing outcomes.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Head of Primary PE is responsible for the following:
The health and safety of all colleagues and pupils whilst in the PE Department. This
includes the mental and physical wellbeing.
The intent, implementation and impact of the PE curriculum.
The academic performance of the pupils.
The behaviours and attitudes displayed by the pupils.
The quality of provision. This refers to both the teaching & learning and resources
found within the Primary PE Department.
The deployment of PE staff, the appropriate delegation of tasks and the effective use
of all finances.
The implementation of all school policies, including those relating to behaviour,
homework and assessment, in the best interests of the pupils.The developments in the primary PE curriculum, ensuring that they are consistent
with the College’s broader aims and policies and are in the best interests of the pupils.
The evaluation of staff performance, academic standards and the personal
development and well-being of the students, ensuring that it is effective.
The planning and implementation of actions to address identified priorities.
To ensure effective monitoring and communication with parents regarding academic
progress and behaviour for learning both in line with school reporting procedures
and in response to specific concerns as they arise.
To display the Wellington Values at all times, either in school or in the wider
community.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
The standards reached by all students and groups of students (including those with
special needs, gifted and talented, gender and ability bands) in the curriculum area
throughout the Primary school.
The standard of teaching and learning in the subject area.
The effective use of resources and budgets.
KEY EXPECTATIONS/TASKS:
You are responsible for the wellbeing of both yourself and the colleagues under your
leadership. Any issues must be raised with your line manager immediately.
Write personalised plans for those pupils on scholarships and meet with parents
regularly
Write the annual subject Action Plan, ensuring it feeds into the School Development
Plan.
Carry out all monitoring of the department, including teacher observations, work
sampling, and ‘Drop-ins’.
Write/oversee the production of all Schemes of Work and Programmes of Study,
ensuring they follow all accurate and appropriate guidelines
Regularly meet with SMT to identify key marginal groups of students, and then ensure
departmental colleagues set and complete appropriate interventions.Ensure all departmental colleagues attend all relevant generic CPD sessions/staff
meetings/briefings and arrange for subject specific CPD opportunities when required.
Ensure all teaching areas are well presented and organised. All health and safety and
ICT issues are immediately reported to the appropriate support team.
Monitor the setting of homework, house points and sanctions through ISAMS and
TEAMS, and address any issues identified.
Closely monitor CAPEX and OPEX budgets, ensuring that all resources are
purchased in a timely manner, and that any major replacements of resources are
highlighted and planned for.
Highlight and recognise good practice and successes achieved within the subject area.
Address any underperformance and provide support to departmental colleagues
when issues arise.
Identify and run opportunities/trips (including fixtures, and home and abroad
competitions) for students to learn outside of the classroom.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
EDUCATION
Undergraduate degree plus a recognised UK teaching qualification.
LANGUAGE
Fluent English required
WORKING EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 4 years working experience teaching PE in high performing schools.
EXPERTISE
Display excellence in PE teaching.
Show a track record of success in a previous Middle Leadership role.
PREFERRED APTITUDES
Be able to assess pupils’ interests, needs and developments
Be able to develop curriculum
Display the Wellington Values

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