Head of Department (PE & Performing Arts)

Job Summary
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Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 08/12/2023 12:00
Leadership Range L1 – L5 £47,185 - £52,074
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
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Closing date:
8 Dec
Further Information
Post: Head of Department (PE & Performing Arts)
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary Range: Leadership Range L1 – L5 £47,185 - £52,074
Working Type: Full Time
Base: Hetton Academy, North Road, Hetton le Hole, Houghton le Spring, DH5 9JZ

Please note:the post holder will be engaging in regulated activity, working mainly or wholly with children. This position is exempt from the rehabilitation of offender’s act 1974. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Northern Education Trust (NET) is a charitable education Trust with a good track record for school improvement. The Trust sponsors 23 academies; 13 secondary and 10 primaries across the North of England in eleven Local Authority regions.

Hetton Academy are looking to appoint a Head of PE & Performing Arts as a strong leader with personality, who is resilient, willing and able to learn and with excellent organisational, analytical and communication skills and someone who is committed to supporting students to achieve their potential and can embody our trust vision of ‘Outcomes Focused, Child Centred’

The successful candidate will be able to inspire and motivate colleagues and students alike and will be given, and expected to embrace, opportunities and support for further career and professional development. Northern Education Trust is committed to providing bespoke opportunities for leadership development within the Trust. You will also be part of the Trust family of Academies with a set of values we all share. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a leadership background in secondary education to make a real difference.

Northern Education Trust offers:

• The opportunity to work and progress across the family of schools, should you wish in the future;

• The chance to apply for leadership roles in the Deeps structure taking on a whole school leadership project;

• The support and expertise of Director of Subjects.

• A full and detailed programme of support and development for all;

• A further comprehensive programme of professional development, including leadership, provided through the NET Staff College.

Employee benefits:
  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts such as competitively priced car leasing
  • Access to various discount sites

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process.

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 disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our pupils.

In order to apply for this position, please visit:

For more information, please contact Rebecca Boyle, Associate Director of Sports, r.boyle@northerneducationtrust.org

Closing date: Midday Friday 8th December 2023
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This job is closed for applications.