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Job Title – Head of PE
School/Organisation – Beaconsfield School, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire HP9 1RR
Details – Beaconsfield High School, an outstanding girls’ grammar school which, due to the promotion of the previous post holder, has a rare opportunity for an ambitious, energetic, highly motivated head of PE with the vision to inspire and enthuse our students. The successful candidate will be expected to teach across the age range and have experience of GCSE and A Level PE. Our priority is to appoint a dynamic, hardworking HOD with the ability to confidently lead a team and the vision to expand our current offer. Ideally, are looking for someone who has a specialism in either hockey or netball. However, we will consider candidates with other specialisms. The person appointed will need a collaborative approach to working, have good interpersonal skills and deliver lessons that will inspire all our learners to be the best they can be. A member of the senior team who is a PE specialist will line manage and mentor the appointed candidate in the first year of the post. Student progress is at the heart of everything we do - our vision is to ‘promote well-being, life-long participation and excellence in PE for all’. We aim to inspire students through an education which is inclusive and enjoyable whilst encouraging all students to do their absolute best which includes an elite pathway in selected sports. Facilities include a fitness room housing cardiovascular and weights equipment, a sports hall, a gym with a sprung floor, netball/tennis courts, a full sized astro turf and extensive playing fields which accommodate a 400m track. The students at Beaconsfield High School are highly motivated, highly engaged and eager to learn. This makes teaching PE both enjoyable and rewarding as you are able to stretch and challenge all students and see progress being made. Our students are well behaved and there is always a positive learning environment meaning you can develop your skills as a teacher and experiment with new and creative ideas.
Contact - Please post your completed application form to Steph Sullivan, HR Administrator, Beaconsfield High School, Wattleton Road, Beaconsfield, Bucks HP9 1RR
Closing Date – December 16
Job Title – Head of PE and Performing Arts
School/Organisation – Kearsley Academy, Springfield Road, Kearsley, Bolton, Lancashire BL4 8HY
Details – Are you a teacher of PE & Performing Arts ready to transform student outcomes? Are you someone who is outcomes focused and child centred? Can you inspire students? Northern Education Trust – Kearsley Academy would like to present you with a truly exceptional opportunity to play a key role in shaping the provision of secondary education within our ambitious and wonderful academy. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic and ambitious practitioner who has the drive and capacity to lead a department and continue the upward trend in improving outcomes. Kearsley Academy is an inclusive school. We strive to provide an educational experience which focuses upon academic success, enjoyment and participation and engenders a sense of community and belonging. The successful candidate will be an outstanding teacher with the motivation and capacity to become an outstanding leader. The successful candidate will have a clear vision of how to improve standards in PE & Performing Arts, be able to lead and motivate young people and colleagues, be resilient, hard-working, committed to finding solutions and someone who is whole-heartedly focused on transforming student outcomes.
Contact - Further details are available from and informal visits can be arranged by contacting Amy Platt, PA to Principal via [email protected] To apply for this post, candidates should submit a covering letter of no more than one side of A4, font size 12, normal margins. The letter should outline their experience to date and their suitability for the post. Completed letters and application forms should be sent to [email protected]
Closing Date – December 16
Job Title – Head of Sport Performance
School/Organisation – Wycombe Abbey School. Buckinghamshire
Details – This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic, enthusiastic and able teacher to join our large and vibrant PE department. The post holder will be responsible for overseeing individual sporting profiles of our pupils, leading the school’s Aspiring Athlete Support Programme, overseeing individual and team strength and conditioning programmes and promoting performance levels across the school. The ability to teach academic PE is desirable and we are particularly keen to hear from applicants who specialise in lacrosse, netball or tennis. Wycombe Abbey enjoys exceptional sporting facilities including a state-of-the-art sports centre, five lacrosse pitches, a large floodlit Astroturf pitch, sixteen netball courts and twenty tennis courts.
Contact - Please complete an application form and submit this, together with a covering letter, to the headmistress Mrs J Duncan by emailing the human resources manager Mrs J Wetenhall via [email protected] Further details and applications forms can be found via www.wycombeabbey.com
Closing Date – November 25
Job Title – Head of PE
School/Organisation – Blundell’s School, Tiverton, Devon
Details – We require an inspirational teacher of PE with outstanding leadership skills to manage this thriving department. The successful candidate will be well-qualified and energetic, building on the strengths of the department to develop new and exciting initiatives. They will be expected to teach throughout the school from key stage 3 to A-level. The ability to teach BTEC Level 3 PE is desirable, but not essential. This post will suit either an existing head of department or an ambitious senior school teacher looking to develop her/his career in this beautiful part of the country. It is likely that the successful applicant will have an expertise in at least one of the major sports played at Blundell’s and will make an energetic contribution to the extra-curricular life of this thriving boarding school.
Contact - To download an application pack and full job description, please see our website www.blundells.org or for further information, contact recruitm[email protected]
Closing Date – November 15
Job Title – Assistant Director of Sport
School/Organisation – Sedbergh School. Cumbria LA10 5HG
Details – Sedbergh School seeks to appoint an assistant director of sport, who will have direct responsibility for all aspects of sport and physical activity for girls. Sedbergh is ambitious for the future of girls’ sport, both in its provision for female athletes and as an environment in which all girls are enthusiastic about physical activity, and value healthy, active lifestyles. The assistant director of sport should be an experienced and recognised coach of either netball or hockey. Most important, however, is the ability to manage a forward-thinking programme, to inspire high standards of performance and participation and to enhance the Sedbergh reputation. Facilities for sport are outstanding and were recently enhanced by the Hirst Centre which provides two indoor netball courts. There is a large department of dedicated PE teachers and sports coaches. Examination PE is very popular and outstandingly successful.
Contact - Applications must be made on the school’s application form, which can be obtained via the school website or directly from [email protected], to whom completed forms should be sent.
Closing Date – November 4
Job Title – Teacher of Girls Physical Education – Maternity Leave Cover (Fixed Term - 1 January 2020-31 December 2020)
School/Organisation – Walsall Academy, Lichfield Road, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands WS3 3LX
Details – Walsall Academy in Bloxwich, Walsall opened in September 2003. The student enrolment is around 1300 with approximately 320 students in the sixth form. The school is one of a number of city academies established in England prior to the expansion of the Academies Programme in 2010 and was originally sponsored by The Mercers’ Company of the City of London and Thomas Telford School. We are now a founder school in the Thomas Telford Multi Academy Trust. We are keen to hear from newly qualified or experienced teachers who want to work with our students to give them the very best start in life. If you want to join a positive, forward thinking team and believe you can help us continue to raise aspirations and standards, please contact us to find out more. We welcome applications from committed colleagues who want to develop their teaching skills in an innovative school with exceptional resources and an established sixth form.
Contact - Further details about the post and application forms can be obtained from: Mrs S Turnbull, at the address above or from: https://www.walsallacademy.com/contact/job-opportunities/
Closing Date – October 24
Job Title – Teacher of PE/Co-Ordinator of Sport, Extra-Curricular Activities & Excursions
School/Organisation – D'Overbroecks. 333 Banbury Road. Oxford. OX2 7PL
Details – This is an opportunity for an enthusiastic and able teacher to join a strong and lively department. The PE department currently consists of five full-time teachers, assisted by teaching assistants and specialist coaches. This post comprises teaching PE and sport throughout the school, across all three sections (sixth form, 7-11, and International School). The full-time role also involves leading and coordinating extra-curricular activities (sport, activities and weekend trips) for students aged 13-16 in the International School where 95% of students are boarders. Overall responsibility for PE across the whole school is held by Jonathan Richards, director of sport and activities. He is assisted by the head of PE for years 7-11 day school and three other teachers, one of whom is based in the International School (as in the advertised post). The coordinator of the programme for after school and weekend activities at The International School reports directly to Ted McGrath, Head of TIS. We are looking for a talented teacher who is genuinely committed to enabling every student to enjoy PE and supporting them to achieve their potential. A positive and flexible approach and passion for PE are qualities we value highly. All applicants will be expected to have a good degree in PE or a related subject and to be able to demonstrate their teaching ability at interview. The school does not insist that its staff possess a PGCE or equivalent formal teaching qualification, though many members of staff do have an appropriate qualification. All of the PE teachers are expected to drive the school’s minibuses (members of staff receive additional training as required). A clean driving licence is therefore essential.
Contact - Applicants should complete the form entitled Application for a Teaching Post on our website doverbroecks.com. This, along with a full curriculum vitae and a covering letter should be emailed to [email protected] and a signed copy sent to: Helena Barron, d'Overbroeck's, 333 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 7PL
Closing Date – October 23
Job Title – Assistant Director of Sport
School/Organisation – St Alban’s High School for Girls
Details – We are seeking to appoint an exceptional assistant director of sport who will play a significant role in the development and strategic leadership of sporting provision at STAHS. The assistant director of sport will work closely with the director of sport to assist with delivering the overall strategy of a large and successful PE department, in effect shaping the morale of both the department and the pupils of the school. They will have specific responsibility for the quality and design of a modern and engaging PE and games programme and will play a significant role in managing and delivering a variety of initiatives, including the Active STAHS Programme and the Elite Sportswomen Support Programme. The assistant director of sport will be a motivated and ambitious leader within the department, ideally having had previous leadership experience. The ability to teach academic PE and/or expertise in tennis and/or netball is preferable, but not essential.
Contact - Details of the role and application process are available on the school’s website https://www.stahs.org.uk/working-with-us/
Closing Date – October 7
Job Title – PE Assistant/Lifeguard
School/Organisation – Pipers Corner School. Great Kingshill. High Wycombe. Buckinghamshire HP15 6LP
Details – This full-time role will assist in the administration duties and smooth-running of the physical education department and the safety and well-being of those who use the swimming pool. The post is term time only and the department requires cover Monday to Friday on a full-time basis, with some early morning shifts. You will need to have the Royal Life Saving Society National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) or be willing to obtain this qualification before starting the role. You should also be IT literate and have good communication and interpersonal skills. Single accommodation may be available for the successful candidate.
Contact - An application form and job description can be obtained from the human resources manager, email [email protected] or downloaded from our website www.piperscorner.co.uk Completed application forms and a covering letter should be addressed to the headmistress and returned to the HR department.
Closing Date – Friday September 27
Job Title – Teacher of PE
School/Organisation – Altrincham Grammar School for Girls. Cavendish Road. Bowdon. Altrincham. Cheshire WA14 2NL
Details – The Bright Futures Educational Trust (BFET) is a partnership of schools based in the North West. The Trust’s vision is the best for everyone, the best from everyone. Our values of community, passion and integrity are at the heart of everything we do. There are currently seven schools within the Trust. BFET is committed to providing all staff with the training and support they need to be the best in their profession. Benefits include working cross-phase, knowledge exchange between our schools and the opportunity to work with some of the most inspiring colleagues in their profession. At AGGS, we see PE as a vehicle for developing wellbeing, resilience and leadership skills. We are looking for an inspirational teacher who can develop our students' physical literacy, instil in our students a love of sport, and ensure they understand the value of physical activity and sport throughout their lives. Students from AGGS are highly successful in a range of competitive sports. We are therefore also looking for an individual with the skills to foster students’ ambitions, develop their skills and to create strong teams. The ability to coach netball would be an advantage.
Contact - All applications are welcome electronically or by post and should be emailed to [email protected] and addressed to Mrs C Williams. Further information about the school, a copy of the school’s prospectus and the most recent OFSTED inspection are available from the school’s website.
Closing Date – Wednesday September 25
Job Title – Second in PE Department
School/Organisation – Stockport Academy
Details – In their most recent report, Ofsted described our standards as ‘high’, and said that ‘relationships between pupils and teachers are typically strong and pupils trust teachers to help them improve their work’. Inspectors noted that ‘staff are proud to be part of the school community’ and ‘they are highly motivated because they feel valued.’ We are seeking to appoint an innovative and inspirational second in department, with an excellent teaching profile, to join our physical education team at Stockport Academy and teach across the age range 11-16. We are looking to recruit a second in the PE department to join an established PE department The head of department is passionate about growing the team and developing talent within the team, which is further supported by the extensive professional development offered by our school and our group, United Learning. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an environment where students’ behaviour is impeccable, where they treat each other and staff with real respect, have a genuine enjoyment of school and enjoy their learning. The Academy is on the road to outstanding and has a relentless drive and determination to ensure the best possible education for students in our care.
Contact – Visit www.stockport-academy.org
Closing Date – September 27
Job Title – Head of Hockey
School/Organisation – Bloxham School, Oxford
Details – Bloxham School is committed to providing an inclusive programme of sport for all students. Whilst providing opportunities for all abilities we also seek to identify and develop talented individuals and to develop links with other schools and outside agencies to facilitate this. The head of hockey will work closely with the assistant head co-curricular and report to them regarding the organisation, administration and development of hockey throughout the school. He or she will work closely with the other heads of sports.
Contact – Visit www.bloxhamschool.com
Closing Date – September 13
Job Title – Teacher of Girls Games
School/Organisation – Clifton High School. Bristol
Details – Clifton High School is an academically selective, co-educational, independent day school for 600 pupils aged 3-18 years. Situated on a beautiful Bristol site, we operate the Diamond Edge Model of education underpinned by a strong pastoral and family ethos. Sport, physical education and games play an important role in the personal development of all pupils across the school. As such, we are looking to appoint a physical education specialist. Our sports facilities include an on-site, first-class swimming pool, MUGA (multi-user games area), health and fitness suite and a gymnasium with climbing wall. Further extensive facilities are shared with our partners, the University of Bristol, at the nearby Coombe Dingle Sports complex. We would like to hear from well-qualified physical education teachers. Applications from county players are desirable. The ability to teach a full range of games and PE to girls and mixed groups, as well as the ability to run teams and extra-curricular activities, is essential. The role will involve considerable contribution to after-school and weekend sports events and fixtures. The successful candidate will teach all age groups, from 3-18 years. Experience of teaching years 1 to 6 would be an advantage but is not a pre-requisite. A commitment to the wider education of pupils through extra-curricular activities is an expectation. The successful candidate will enjoy contributing to an excellent working environment for pupils, staff, parents and the wider school community.
Contact - Further details can be found at www.cliftonhigh.co.uk. Completed application forms should be accompanied by a covering letter of application, to illustrate how the requirements of the post will be met, and emailed to the Head of School, Dr Alison Neill, at [email protected]
Closing Date – September 1
Job Title – Teacher of Boys PE
School/Organisation – Oulder Hill Community School. Hudsons Walk. Rochdale. Lancashire OL11 5EF
Details – Oulder Hill Community School and Language College is a very successful school and one of the largest in Rochdale. A multi-million pound PFI rebuilding/refurbishment was completed in Autumn 2007 to provide state-of-the-art facilities for students, staff and the community. The school serves a large area in the west of the borough. All at the school are committed to achieving the highest academic and social standards for students and to the well-being and continuous professional development of all staff. The governors are seeking to appoint a full-time, enthusiastic, well-qualified teacher of boys’ PE to an excellent department at an exciting time in the school’s development. The post is particularly suitable for an ambitious professional who is keen to undertake main scale teaching responsibilities within the faculty. The successful candidate would be joining a strong, hard-working team which is committed to achieving excellence and in which a creative approach to teaching and learning in PE is strongly encouraged. The person appointed will have high standards and expectations, highly-developed interpersonal skills, a commitment to team work and a positive outlook.
Contact - Application form and further details are available to download from the school website www.oulderhill-school.com and should be returned to Mr J Law (school business manager) at [email protected]
Closing Date – August 19
Job Title – Boys Games Teacher
School/Organisation – Handcross Park Prep School. Handcross. Haywards Heath. West Sussex RH17 6HF
Details – Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a successful forward-thinking school? We are seeking to appoint a well-qualified, inspirational, highly motivated and committed games teacher to join our friendly, ambitious and highly professional team. A willingness to get involved in wider elements of school life, such as games and after school clubs is desirable. Would suit someone with experience of state or independent schools. Handcross Park is part of the Brighton College Family of Schools where it allows teachers the opportunity to collaborate and work with staff within the group. It is also a forward thinking and innovative school where the pupils are fully engaged in the teaching and learning process.
Contact - Application forms and further details are available on our website: www.handcrossparkschool.co.uk or from the Bursar’s Assistant Lynne Adsett-Knutsen, email: [email protected]
Closing Date – July 29
Job Title – Teacher of PE with Maths
School/Organisation – Highdown School and Sixth Form Centre. Reading. Berkshire RG4 8LR
Details – This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and well-qualified teacher of physical education to join a successful department with excellent resources and facilities. A willingness to teach across all years and abilities is essential. We welcome applications from NQTs, for whom we have a superb induction programme. Highdown has supported colleagues to become qualified in maths teaching and in the past this role has assisted PE trained colleagues gain significant career advancement. The successful candidate should be a highly motivated and successful practitioner who is willing to contribute to all aspects of the school vision and the many extra-curricular activities that the department offers. Why Highdown School? We are a Good School with many outstanding features which continues to rapidly improve. We are committed to staff professional learning and leadership development for all staff, at all levels. We provide highly regarded NQT induction and coaching for excellence programmes. We have adopted a ‘Fair Workload Charter’. Staff benefit from being members of the PiXL Club and the Princes Teaching Institute. Staff have subsidised access to Highdown Sport and Leisure facilities
Contact - For details and an application form visit our website: www.highdown.reading.sch.uk Please return your completed application form to Miss Nicci Burns, Headteacher’s PA, in the post or by email on [email protected]
Closing Date – July 16
Job Title – PE Teacher
School/Organisation – Roedean School. Roedean Way. Brighton BN2 5RQ
Details – We are seeking to appoint a highly-skilled and enthusiastic sports specialists to teach across the school, contributing to the ongoing development of the competitive, academic and co-curricular programmes. As a role model for the girls, you will communicate with clarity and conviction, exemplifying the values of teamwork, determination, resilience and dedication in your daily approach, inspiring those you teach with your obvious love of sport. Whilst the role would suit someone with leadership experience, we are also keen to attract applicants whose experience may not, as yet, cover all aspects of the role. We will provide tailored mentoring and training to support the development of skills needed at this level. The successful candidate will contribute to the collegiate ethos of the school and focus on ensuring the best possible experience for the pupils. We are looking for someone who is kind and dedicated to ensuring that every pupil succeeds and gets the support and encouragement they need, as well as having the insight and communication skills to build strong relationships across the school.
Contact - Please download an application pack from our website www.roedean.co.uk/Vacancies or contact Louisa Butler via [email protected] or 01273 667657.
Closing Date – July 16
Job Title – Netball Coach
School/Organisation – St Catherine’s School. Station Road. Bramley. Guildford. Surrey GU5 0DF
Details – We seek to appoint from September 2019 an enthusiastic and energetic netball coach. The successful candidate could be a qualified PE teacher or a stand-alone netball coach. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and effective coach, passionate about netball and willing to make a positive contribution to the PE department. An ability to coach netball to a high level is of paramount importance.
Contact – Apply via www.stcatherines.info/staffvacancies
Closing Date – July 3
Job Title – Lacrosse Coach
School/Organisation – St Catherine’s School. Station Road. Bramley. Guildford. Surrey GU5 0DF
Details – We seek to appoint from September 2019 an enthusiastic and energetic part-time lacrosse coach for the Autumn Term 2019. An extensive involvement with 1st and 2nd team coaching is envisaged as part of this role for the right applicant. The successful applicant will be an enthusiastic and effective coach, passionate about physical education and willing to make a positive contribution to the PE department. An ability to teach/coach lacrosse to a high level is of paramount importance.
Contact - Apply via www.stcatherines.info/staffvacancies
Closing Date – July 3
Job Title – Head of Girls Games
School/Organisation – Clifton College Prep School, Bristol
Details – Clifton College Preparatory School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational head of girls’ games. Experience of coaching netball and cricket to a high standard would be an advantage. With 300+ girls and boys from years 4 - 8, the Preparatory School has a reputation for all-round academic and sporting excellence. This is an outstanding opportunity for a forward thinking, creative person who is committed to co-education and the boarding school ethos.
Contact – Apply via www.cliftoncollege.com/prep/
Closing Date – June 24
Job Title – Director of Sport
School/Organisation – Sydenham High School
Details – We are looking to appoint an inspirational, energetic, and innovative teacher to lead our sport and PE at Sydenham High School. Sydenham High School, established in 1887, is an independent day school for girls from 4-18 with approximately 640 pupils. The school is part of The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the largest independent school group in the UK. It is at the forefront of education for girls and a strong voice in promoting opportunities for young women.
Contact - Please contact [email protected] or the School Office on 0208 557 7000
Closing Date – June 21
Job Title – Sports coach
School/Organisation – Hereward House School. 14 Strathray Gardens. London NW3 4NY
Details – Hereward House is seeking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic individual with a love for sport to join Hereward House School as a sports coach. The school will be looking for the successful candidate to work within a dynamic sports department and contribute towards the warm, welcoming and safe atmosphere of the school. The position is part time. Lessons will be delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays when the school’s games days are held. The candidate will deliver football coaching in the autumn and spring terms and cricket coaching in the summer term. They will also have the opportunity to manage one or more of the school’s sports teams. We offer a stimulating and friendly work environment, where boys are encouraged and assisted to develop academically, morally, emotionally and culturally. For us the most important outcome is for all boys to be kind, considerate and confident whilst looking out for every member of the school community. The successful candidate will have previous coaching experience. Hereward House is a thriving IAPS school in Hampstead, with highly motivated and talented pupils. More information can be found at www.herewardhouse.co.uk
Contact - To request an application form contact the school office via [email protected] or telephone 0207 794 4820
Closing Date – June 17
Job Title – Teacher of PE and Games
School/Organisation – Edgeborough School. Farnham. Surrey
Details – Edgeborough is a very successful independent day and boarding school in Farnham, Surrey for girls and boys aged 2 – 13. The school is situated in 50 acres of rolling countryside and is home to 320 pupils. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a lively and flourishing school. We are seeking an inspirational and enthusiastic full time PE teacher to teach PE and games across all age groups.
Contact - Applications should be sent to Gillian Dixon at [email protected]
Closing Date – June 14
Job Title – Director of Sport
School/Organisation – Prince’s Mead School, Kings Worthy, Winchester, Hampshire
Details – Prince’s Mead seeks to appoint an inspiring, innovative and dynamic director of sport to lead and teach an inclusive, thriving, competitive sports programme across the whole age range (4 – 11) of the school.
Contact – Apply via www.princesmeadschool.org.uk
Closing Date – June 13
Job Title – Head of PE & Games
School/Organisation – Hanford House School. Childe Okeford. Blandford Forum. Dorset DT11 8HN
Details – This is a fantastic opportunity for a proactive, inspirational and dynamic head of PE and Games. We are looking for someone who can excite our girls and help them to flourish in our wide range of sporting activities. We are seeking a subject specialist who can demonstrate high standards, infectious enthusiasm and who has excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to teach gymnastics, netball and hockey would be an advantage. We offer our staff the freedom to get the most out of their subject, not just for the education of our girls but also for themselves as we believe that enjoyment is infectious. We are looking for a teacher who can bring new ideas to the teaching of this subject and who is prepared to challenge our thinking. We offer excellent CPD opportunities as well as the option to explore working across subjects through our curriculum groups. Hanford is located in some of the most beautiful countryside in Dorset. It is one of a handful of girls only boarding/day prep schools in the UK. It is housed in a striking Jacobean manor, surrounded by bucolic countryside and stunning gardens. We are privileged to have plenty of outdoor space, an athletics track and a tennis court which has just been resurfaced to a very high standard. The happy, supportive atmosphere created by Hanford's staff is, in large part, responsible for the girls' impressive achievements: demonstrated by this year's scholarship success where, out of a cohort of 22 girls, 13 have achieved awards - including three sports scholarships and awards to King's Bruton, St Mary's Calne and St Mary's Ascot. The pastoral care at Hanford is excellent and the role of the pastoral tutor is key. We have also recently introduced into our daily teaching the 'character curriculum' which sits alongside subject matter and is designed to give the girls the opportunity to develop key skills and attributes that will prepare them for later life.
Contact – Visit www.hanfordschool.co.uk
Closing Date – June 2
Job Title – Head of Boys Games
School/Organisation – Kew House School, 6 Capital Interchange Way, Brentford, Middlesex TW8 0EX
Details – The directors of the Gardener Schools Group have established Kew House School in the conviction that there exists an opportunity for a different kind of independent secondary school in London - academically demanding but with a modern approach to selection criteria, the flexibility of the curriculum and recognition of creativity and talent. We are seeking to appoint an experienced and enthusiastic graduate teacher to head up boys games. You will be an outstanding teacher of PE/Games with the ability and enthusiasm to teach PE at GCSE and A level.
•Good degree in an appropriate subject and a recognised teaching qualification
•Experience or the ability to teach all sport disciplines
•Ability to develop and implement a clear vision for how to build on the current success of boys sport at Kew House School
•Experience in the development of outstanding resources, lesson sequences and schemes of work for new courses as the PE curriculum continues to evolve
•Commitment to, and experience of, using a range of teaching styles and methods including ICT. Classrooms are equipped with IWB/digital projectors
•Willingness to offer extra support through subject clinics and revision classes when necessary to guarantee the progress of students
•A sense of humour
•Willingness to participate in the wider co-curricular life of the school showing commitment to the ethos of the school and flexibility in achieving its aims. Will be required to commit to evening and weekend fixtures across all three terms.
The school is committed to staff development and this position will provide a good springboard for further promotion within the school and beyond. All staff will be encouraged to attend INSET courses and will be provided with ample professional development opportunities. The school welcomes applications from teachers in the state sector, a significant number of staff have joined us from this sector.
Salary – Commensurate with experience
Contact - To apply, please submit a completed application form together with supporting letter of application and details of two referees. One referee should be able to comment on your teaching skills, and one from your current or most recent employer. References will be taken prior to interview. You must provide original documents as proof of identity at interview. Completed applications should be emailed to [email protected] or posted to Mr Mark Hudson, Headmaster, Kew House School, 6 Capital Interchange Way, London, TW8 0EX.
Closing Date – May 17
Job Title – Head of Girls Games
School/Organisation – Eagle House School, Sandhurst, Berkshire GU47 8PH
Details – Eagle House is a flourishing, independent, co-ed, day and boarding preparatory school, closely linked with Wellington College. Today Eagle House has approximately 390 students aged 3-13 years. We are currently seeking someone to join our highly successful sports department as head of girls’ games. This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified person to teach PE and games throughout the school and to work closely with the head of boys’ games to ensure the smooth running of the sport department. An ability to coach at least one of the major games (netball, hockey and cricket) to a high standard is essential. The position is due to start on 1st September 2019 but we would certainly wait until January 2020 for the right candidate. Candidates must have dedication, enthusiasm, a sense of humour and a willingness to participate fully in the extra-curricular life of the school.
Contact - Further details and an application form can be obtained from the TES website and the school’s website www.eaglehouseschool.com or contact the headmaster’s secretary Lisa Rutland on [email protected] or call 01344 467204.
Closing Date – May 1
Job Title – Head of Hockey
School/Organisation – Lancing College, Lancing, West Sussex BN15 0RW
Details – Lancing College is seeking to appoint a head of hockey for September 2019. The head of hockey is responsible for the coaching and administration of all aspects of both boys and girls hockey at Lancing College. The successful candidate will be an inspiring, enthusiastic and qualified coach and lead in the delivery of the hockey program for girls and boys in the two prep schools and the senior school. For an appropriately qualified candidate some academic teaching could be available to fit the needs of the College. This is not a prerequisite of the post. Applications would be welcome from those seeking a full or part time position.
Contact - Applications should be made using the application form which is available from the College website www.lancingcollege.co.uk and returned to [email protected] Candidates are asked to add a covering letter setting out, as succinctly as possible, their reasons for applying for the position at Lancing. A full curriculum vitae and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of a minimum of three referees, one of whom should be the candidate’s current or most recent employer, should be included with the application. References will be taken up in advance of the interviews. Early applicants may be invited for interview before the closing date and the College reserves the right to make the appointment before the formal closing date, so early applications are encouraged.
Closing Date – Thursday April 25
Job Title – Head of Junior School Sport
School/Organisation – Magdalen College School, Oxford OX4 1DZ
Details – Magdalen College School, founded in 1480 by William of Waynflete, is one of the country’s leading independent day schools. It is situated in an enviable location at the heart of Oxford beside the River Cherwell. The school is seeking to appoint a hard-working, skilled and motivated individual from 1st September 2019, to further develop sport within the junior school. The successful applicant will be expected to administrate all sport from the ages of 7-11, coach to a high level, contribute to senior school sport and manage both a small department as well as colleagues from the JS Common Room. The Head of Junior School Sport will be responsible to the Director of Sport, and ultimately to the Master via the Usher, for the proper discharge of his or her duties. They will be based in the junior school and work in close conjunction with the head of junior school. These duties will include all aspects relating to the administration of a year-round coaching and training programme, planning a competitive and balanced fixture list, and inspiring pupils within the junior school to play sport both inside and outside school. This will be in addition to other duties in the school, as reasonably requested by the director of sport, the head of junior school and the Master.
Contact - Candidates should submit the Application Form for Teaching Staff, which can be found on the Job Vacancy link of the website (www.mcsoxford.org). This should be emailed together with a CV and covering letter of application to the Recruitment Officer, Mrs Sarah Hunter, ([email protected]).
Closing Date – All documentation should be sent by midday, Monday 22nd April; (please note that we would welcome early applications). Interviews will be held on Wednesday 24th April and shortlisted candidates will be contacted by telephone. The school's preferred method of communication is by email and it will not be necessary to send a hard copy of the documents by post.
Job Title – Director of PE and Sport
School/Organisation – St Helen & St Katharine School. Abingdon. Oxfordshire
Details – This is an exceptional and exciting opportunity for a talented and aspiring professional to take on the leadership of a successful PE department, managing all aspects of physical activity at St Helen’s. The successful candidate will have the initiative, imagination and capacity to lead and inspire. They will be able to demonstrate extensive subject knowledge and be an enthusiastic advocate of “sport for all” whilst building on the national levels of attainment we achieve in our major sports. We seek strong applications from individuals who consider themselves to be sporting all-rounders or specialists. The post is available from September 2019, but we also welcome applications from individuals who are not able to start until January 2020. The role involves teaching across the age and ability range from Year 5 to Year 13, as well as pastoral responsibilities within an allocated year group. Commitment to a full and inclusive extracurricular programme, a love of sport and enjoyment of young people are all essential. All teaching staff are expected to contribute to the pastoral and enrichment programmes of the School. All staff share the responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of the students, in accordance with the School’s safeguarding policies.
Contact - For full job details and an application form, please visit our website www.shsk.org.uk >The School >Working at St Helen’s
Closing Date – April 23
Job Title – Head of PE
School/Organisation – Woodford County High School for Girls, High Road, Woodford Green, Essex IG8 9LA
Details – Required from late May 2019 (or in exceptional circumstances from September 2019), a skilled and enthusiastic teacher of PE, able to inspire colleagues and students and committed to securing high levels of participation, enjoyment and fitness at Woodford. It is anticipated that the maternity cover will be needed for twelve months from late May. PE is a core subject through key stages 3 and 4 and offered as an option at GCSE. Girls enjoy participating in local fixtures and in the rolling programme of activities offered in both our after-school programme (KS3 & 4) and enrichment curriculum (sixth form). As we continue to expand the school, we seek to appoint an educator with the expertise, enthusiasm and creativity to lead a skilled and enthusiastic team and to build on current strengths. This school, described by OFSTED as ‘outstanding’ (March 2009) and identified by the Sunday Times as “London State Secondary School of the Year (2019)”, encourages a wide range of extra-curricular activities. It provides a friendly working environment and offers established programmes of teacher induction and CPD.
Contact - Further information and an application form is available on the school website www.woodford.redbridge.sch.uk Applications can be submitted by post or email ([email protected]) and must include the completed London Borough of Redbridge application form. Applications by CV will not be considered. Interested candidates please contact Mrs Christina Thompson at the school.
Closing Date – Friday April 5
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