Teacher of PE Appointment
To commence: 1st January 2022
Closing Date: 29th October 2021 – but applications will be reviewed upon receipt
Salesian School is seeking to appoint an exceptional individual to teach P.E for two terms with the possibility of becoming permanent. We welcome applications from teachers at the beginning of their careers and experienced colleagues alike, including those looking for positions with additional responsibility. If you are energetic, enthusiastic and love teaching children then we’d be delighted to hear from you. We are always happy to meet potential applicants prior to interview; please don’t hesitate to contact us if you would like any further information or to visit the school.
The Physical Education Department at Salesian
Ideally, we would be looking for a teacher to with a specialism in Netball, Football or Dance to complement the skills of the current female members of the department, however we would welcome applications from candidates with a desire to develop their subject knowledge. The Salesian PE Department is a committed to providing our students with a broad range of opportunities to achieve both in the curriculum and in extra-curricular activities. We are a passionate, supportive and enthusiastic department with a desire to constantly improve our teaching and learning. We are highly adaptive, teaching students from 11-18 across two sites. We are looking to employ a candidate, to join our department of 8, that shares our values of commitment, enthusiasm and is a team player.
We currently have 3 GCSE classes in Year 11 and 2 in Year 10, achieving 94% 4-9 in 2021. We also now run the Cambridge National Sports Studies course, providing all of our students with the potential to succeed in KS4. We work collaboratively as a department, continually striving to improve our results. In the Sixth Form we achieved 70% Distinction*/Distinction at BTEC Sport Level 3 and we achieved 84% A*/A at A Level Physical Education in 2021 with 22 students set to take the exam in 2022.
Salesian is an outstanding school with an ethos that focuses on building effective relationships with pupils to foster a community feel. The PE department plays a strong role in promoting this within the school.
The PE department aims to allow our pupils to build the knowledge, skills and confidence to be active for a lifetime. The candidate would be expected to contribute to the strong extra-curricular programme we are running at the school and should be confident in potentially teaching both theory and practical PE across all Key Stages.
The school places high importance on continuing professional development in all areas of school life and as a result ECTs are well supported by the department and the school as a whole.
This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.