The Physical Education Department seeks a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher. The successful candidate will be expected to predominantly teach timetabled Physical Education and Games across all age groups in the senior school, potentially including teaching Prep students and would also be able to offer PSHCEE for approximately a third of the teaching time.
The successful candidate will work alongside the Head of Physical Education in a hard-working, collaborative and supportive team. The successful candidate will be expected to play their part, including the planning of the curriculum, the creation of schemes of work, monitoring of students’ achievement and facilitating a thriving co-curricular timetable.
They will be required to take the lead in overseeing the programmes of study in their specialism for Years 6-13. This involves updating schemes of work, incorporating new teaching ideas, planning required lessons and liaising with other teachers and support team as required. The successful candidate will be required to foster an environment where students enjoy their learning and develop our students’ love for Sport. They will develop student’s individual skill level and ability to work as a team, providing opportunities for lifelong participation. They will support students in becoming confident, creative and successful athletes in the future.
The ability to teach GCSE and A level Physical Education is desirable. They should have confidence in delivering the AQA specification and teaching a variety of sports. Previous swimming teaching experience would be advantageous, to support our weekly swimming club and prepare students for inter-school galas.