Director of Arts and Sports

Sir Herbert Leon Academy

  • Highly competitive salary, negotiable
  • Bletchley, Buckinghamshire / South East
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Fern Grove
Bletchley, Milton Keynes, MK2 3HQ
United Kingdom

Highly competitive salary, negotiable dependent upon experience + AET Wellbeing Cash Plan + Car Scheme + Pension Scheme (TPS) + Additional AET Benefits

Recruitment and Retention Allowance / Relocation Allowance

Full Time, Permanent

Easter 2024 start date

Are you a great teacher looking for a new challenge?

If so, we want to hear from you!

Check out this incredible opportunity for a dynamic Director of Arts and Sports!

You’ll be leading across PE, Art, Drama, Music, and Design Technology, shaping the creative and physical landscape of our school. If you’re a Qualified Teacher with a flair for leadership and a passion for ideally Music or Drama, we want you on our team! This role isn’t just about a job-it’s about making a real impact and inspiring both colleagues and students alike.

Here’s what’s in it for you:

  • Lead the way as our Director of Arts and Sports, setting the vision and driving success in this vibrant area of our curriculum.
  • This role isn’t just a stepping stone-it’s a launchpad for your future leadership journey. You’ll gain invaluable experience and set yourself up for exciting opportunities ahead.
  • Ready to take the next step? Let’s chat! Meet with our Principal to explore how this role can elevate your career to new heights.Tn.
  • We warmly welcome candidates with Qualified Teacher Status from any of those subject specialisms who have significant experience within their teaching career and proven leadership experience, especially those who can teach Music or Drama.
  • If you are looking for career progression and the opportunity to inspire colleagues and students, this is an outstanding opportunity.

The Senior Leadership team at the Academy strongly emphasises the well-being of our colleagues, prioritising mental health and a healthy work/life balance. We have implemented systems that empower our staff to thrive, including a centralised behaviour system, a clear management structure, and ample opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Join us at Sir Herbert Leon Academy, where the commitment to grow strong relationships, prioritising well-being, and striving for excellence in education shapes a community dedicated to the development of every individual.

To find out more about Sir Herbert Leon Academy and what the local area has to offer please Click here.

Please contact us for an informal chat or to arrange a school visit, to arrange please contact Stevie Louise Marshall on

The role is due to commence Easter 2024

Closing date: Friday 8th March 2024

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

In line with our safeguarding practices we are unable to accept CV’s. To find out more visit: https://aet.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/3926?c=aet

Academies Enterprise Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a robust, fair and consistent recruitment process which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check.

Academies Enterprise Trust embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. Job share, part time and flexible working opportunities will be considered.

We are a Disability Confident Employer and there is a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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