Teacher of PE

Berkshire
Maternity
14 Oct
St George’s operates its own generous salary scheme.

Required for January 2023, a full-time Teacher of PE to provide Maternity Cover. This is a Fixed Term Contract which is expected to end in July 2023.

Confident, Capable, Connected

St George’s Ascot (SGA) is an independent boarding and day school with approximately 270 pupils aged from 11-18 years about 45% of whom are boarders (both full and tailored) and with a Sixth Form of approximately 80 pupils.

We are a welcoming school with a warm sense of community. Visitors are impressed by our facilities within a beautiful setting and the ambition of our educational provision, but most of all they are delighted by the girls who are truly special.

Our unique extended day allows all girls the time and space to foster confidence, independence and academic curiosity providing a future-facing education exclusively for girls in a world that was not designed for girls and introduces the girls to contemporary subjects and topics, through speakers, workshops, classes and visits.

Our academic results are impressive, with the ‘value-added’ in public examinations a real strength. We understand how girls learn effectively and we regularly add at least one grade higher at GCSE and A Level than baseline testing would suggest. Our pupils achieved the following results in 2022:

A Level: 71% A*-B, 100% pass rate, GCSE: 41% 9/8 , 60% 9-7, 98% 9-4

Over the past two years at GCSE, St George’s has been placed in the top 5 to 10% of schools nationally for value added.

St George’s offers an education that is grounded, relevant and fosters employability.

The school operates as an Educational Trust administered by a Board of Governors, is a member of the Girls’ Schools Association (GSA), Boarding Schools Association (BSA), and is ISC accredited.

We require an inspirational full-time Teacher to teach Physical Education and Sport in the curriculum and via the co-curricular programme, from January 2023. The post involves supporting after School fixtures and working on Saturdays, with a weekday off in lieu. Additionally there will be a requirement to attend routine teaching events such as parents’ evenings, teaching staff meetings, staff training days preceding each term, and Open Days and Educational Days (as notified).

This is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave which is expected to end in July 2023.

Letters of application to the Head, Mrs Hewer, should be no more than two sides of A4 and, together with the completed application form and confidential cover sheet should be emailed to recruitment@stgeorges-ascot.org.uk and reach the School by 12 noon on Friday 14 October.

It is intended that interviews will take place during the week commencing 17 October 2022.

The School reserves the right to interview suitable candidates before that date, if deemed necessary.

Any queries about this post may be made in the first instance to Mr Alex Wright, Deputy Head (Co-Curricular and Connections) awright@stgeorges-ascot.org.uk

St George’s School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children at the School. Therefore, this appointment will be subject to a successful disclosure check from the Disclosure and Barring Service. This will give details of all spent and unspent convictions and other recordable matters. A policy on the recruitment of ex-offenders is available, if required, from the School Office. The supplied references will be taken up and the School may approach previous employers for information to verify particular experience or qualifications. A medical questionnaire will be required to be completed by the successful candidate.

St George's Ascot is an independent day and boarding school for girls aged 11 to 18.

  • Berkshire
  • Maternity
  • 14 October 2022
  • St George’s operates its own generous salary scheme.

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Wells Lane, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7DZ

01344 629920

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