Director of PE

Salary: MPS + TLR 2A (£7,847.00) 

Full Time | Start Date: September 2024

Barr Beacon School | Teaching Roles
Application Deadline

Barr Beacon School, Old Hall Lane, Walsall, WS9 0RF

We are seeking to appoint a Director of PE who is dynamic, passionate and a proactive leader.

Applicants will be able to lead the faculty and teach their specialism across all key stages. Applications are welcome from experienced leaders and well-qualified ambitious teachers with leadership skills looking to take their next step in professional development.

We have excellent sporting facilities, including a sports centre, dance studio, field and swimming pool.  We are a welcoming team that strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment for our pupils and staff alike.  Pupil behaviour, attitudes to learning and the quality of teaching and learning is very good. Our Sport faculty is fantastically well resourced and will continue to go from strength to strength.

A talented teacher who has the passion to lead an established team, could it be you? You must be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven track record of raising attainment through teaching and learning, making a positive impact within and beyond the classroom;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to motivate, inspire, lead and support colleagues;
  • In depth subject knowledge of subject specialism.

About us:  

Barr Beacon School has a shared belief that no child should fail and our high standards and expectations ensure our pupils strive for success. As a highly successful school, we have a commitment to exceptional teaching to provide the best possible education for our students. The successful candidate will have access to excellent professional development opportunities within our Academy and across the wider Matrix Academy Trust.

We are committed to fostering a culture that values the health and well-being of all employees at Matrix Academy Trust. We are proud to offer a comprehensive well-being package to all employees, including access to 24/7 online GP, physiotherapy services and counselling services. We also offer all employees annual health checks which includes the flu jab, BMI checks and a general discussion with a qualified Nurse.

 There’s a real buzz about the place which no amount of words can convey, so please come to see Barr Beacon School for yourself. To arrange a visit, please contact the Headteacher.

To apply, please complete our application form available from

Applications are to be emailed to

Application Deadline:  16th May 2024 

Matrix Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and preemployment checks in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education