Teacher of PE- Full time (part time considered)
£30,000 - £46,525
8th Jan 2024
Teacher of PE
Do you want to work in a successful school, as part of a progressive and energetic PE Faculty? Are you passionate about teaching your specialist subject?
This is a fixed term appointment from Monday 15th January to Easter 2024.
We seek to appoint a PE teacher (FT or 0.7 FTE) to teach students across the KS3-KS5 age range. We offer a wide range of qualifications to pupils, including vocational qualifications in Performing Arts, Sport and Health, in addition to GCSE PE, A Level PE and a range of sports leadership qualifications. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a skilled team who are committed to ensuring our students both enjoy and succeed in their studies.
Specific details regarding the role and skills and qualities that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate are in the attached job description and person specification. A summary of key information is detailed below. We are looking for someone who:
- Is passionate about PE and supporting students in developing their knowledge and skills.
- Is committed to personal development and open to sharing ideas and continuing to develop their own practice.
- Understands the importance of strong behaviour management and that developing positive relationships with children is fundamental to their role.
- Understands and values the use of restorative practices.
- Is determined to make a positive difference in the lives of young people.
- Is supportive of our inclusive and diverse nature as a school where differences are celebrated.
Our aim is to ensure every young person is the best they can be and whilst we have already achieved much in achieving our goal, we recognise that there is so much more we can do. We are proud of our good reputation within the region and positive feedback we receive from students, parents, staff and external organisations such as Ofsted.
Applications forms and further information can be found on TES. All applications should be submitted through the TES portal by 9am Monday 8th January 2024. Interviews will be held that week.
Visits to the school are welcome and you should contact Lynne Gainford (firstname.lastname@example.org) to arrange a visit.
Whickham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and young people. We have a robust Safeguarding Policy and all staff will receive training relevant to their role at induction and throughout employment with the school. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records check for work with children.
Whickham School is a large and successful school in Gateshead with over 1700 students including approximately 350 in our high performing sixth form.Visit School Website