Teacher of Physical Education

Recruiter
Capita Education
Location
Bracknell
Salary
£23547 - £39331/annum benefits
Posted
10 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CER are working with a multi-academy trust in Berkshire looking for an outstanding PE teacher for a September 2017 start. This role would suit an ambitious applicant who wishes to take the next step in their career and support the development of the curriculum area. The ability to offer PE to A' Level would be an added benefit but not essential.

Knowledge

* Demonstrate subject competence and to keep up-to-date his/her knowledge of the National Curriculum for 11-16 year olds in relation to the PE Curriculum; and where relevant to the post, other examination courses at KS4 and Post 16.
* To attend continuous professional development activities when required to update his/her knowledge of the National Curriculum, syllabus changes and national initiatives which impinge directly on teaching, pastoral or other responsibilities.
* For Newly Qualified Teachers, to attend INSET and other professional development activities required in an agreed action plan so as to meet the national standards for the Induction Year.
* To keep informed about the key priorities identified in the School Development Plan, associated department development plans and his/her responsibilities agreed upon within it.

Planning, Teaching and Classroom Management

* To teach across a range of abilities and ages commensurate with his/her experience and skills and as agreed in consultation with the Headteacher and Head of Department.
* To plan lessons in accordance with the agreed departmental scheme of work and in line with the departmental teaching and learning policy.
* To plan lessons carefully with specific learning objectives and with special regard to prior attainment data, gender and race, fluency in English, SEN (including IEPs).
* Use a variety of teaching approaches which identify, build upon and develop pupil learning styles, and the ability to learn independently.
* To set clear targets for pupil improvement and monitor progress towards these.
* To work effectively with Learning Support Assistants to plan lessons and individual support for statemented pupils, including monitoring progress on IEPs.
* To set appropriate homework in line with school and departmental policies.
* Establish and maintain good standards of pupil behaviour in the classroom by implementing consistently and fairly the School Behaviour Policy.

Monitoring, Assessment, Recording and Reporting

* To assess how well learning objectives have been achieved and use this assessment to improve aspects of teaching.
* To develop the expertise to be able to recognise the level at which a pupil is achieving, and make accurate and valid assessments using school and departmental policies and procedures.
* To mark work on a regular basis in line with school and departmental policies and guidelines.
* To make careful records of attendance and pupil progress following carefully the departmental guidelines; mark books and pupil work should be available for scrutiny as required from time to time.
* To liaise effectively with pupils' parents/carers through informative oral and written reports on pupils' progress and achievements according to the school's assessment and reporting schedule.
* To discuss with parents/carers appropriate targets for their child, and encourage them to support their child's learning, behaviour and progress.

Other Professional Responsibilities

* To undertake the role of form tutor, if required to do so, and follow the guidance given by the Head of Year in relation to carrying out this role.
* To undertake supervisory duties before school, at break or after school as required.
* To attend department and other school meetings as required.
* To contribute to the work of the department.
* To support colleagues in maintaining the school's behaviour policy.
* To maintain appropriate standards of professional appearance and conduct.
* To raise issues of concern with his/her line manager or with the appropriate member of SLT.
* For staff who have reached the Threshold, to keep evidence of their ability to maintain the Professional Standards.
* Every teacher is involved in the school's system of Performance Appraisal. Each teacher should set objectives each year with their team leader.
* The post holder is responsible for ensuring that the school safeguarding/child protection policy is adhered to and concerns are raised in accordance with this policy.

Experience

* Education to degree or equivalent level in PE (or a relevant subject) plus teaching qualification
* Experience of classroom teaching within a secondary school setting, including evidence of high student achievement and progress
* Excellent knowledge and understanding of current issues in Media and English education
* Willingness to deliver and to be involved in extra-curricular activities
* Excellent oral and written communication skills
* Strong commitment to the values and ethos of the school
* Ability to communicate effectively with pupils, parents and staff
* Ability to lead and manage effective strategies to manage B4L with PE

The school has a strong ethos of student welfare therefore any successful applicant will undergo a full enhanced criminal record check (DBS). For more information please contact Owen Glanz at Capita Education Resourcing on (Apply online only) or email your CV