Teacher of PE, 1 year Fixed Term Contract

Tyne and Wear
12 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary: MPS £22,917 –UPS £38,633
Location: North Tyneside
Start Date: September 2018
Closing date: 4:00pm on Wednesday 28 February 2018
Interviews: Thursday 8 March 2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative teacher of PE who is passionate about their subject. This is a 1 year fixed term contract in the first instance. You will have experience of teaching across the age range in PE at Secondary and/or Middle School level. You will join a highly motivated team, committed to promoting physical activity for all, and to instilling in our pupils a passion for the subject and for sport.

For this post, high level hockey coaching and a strong commitment to extra-curricular sport is essential. There may be the opportunity for A Level teaching and GCSE teaching. However, the particulars of this exciting role can be tailored to the strengths of the best candidate who demonstrates the finest match to our wonderful school.

We are more than happy to have informal discussions prior to application if this would be helpful. Please contact Rob Snow, Head of PE and Games on 0191 2585995, or The Principal on 0191 2589101.

Kings Priory School is an all-through school providing high quality education to pupils aged 4 to 19. The result of a merger between a thriving independent school and an outstanding community primary school, we are an inclusive, non-fee paying School with excellent teachers, a family environment, motivated pupils and a commitment to educating the whole child, both in and outside of the classroom. Kings Priory School was recently placed as joint-top performing state school in the region for its GCSE performance in 2016 and remains a top performing school in 2017, ranking no.1 for attainment in The Real Schools Guide 2017. This comes after The Chronicle named us in 2016 as having the joint best GCSE results in the North East last year, with 92% of pupils achieving at least 5 A*-C GCSEs including Maths and English. Amongst other top headlines, 96% of pupils received an A*-C in Mathematics and in English. It was a very similar scene in 2017 with 95 % of pupils achieving a 4 (new grading) or above in English and 93 % above a 4 in Mathematics.

The School operates across two neighbouring sites in the centre of the attractive coastal village of Tynemouth with short commuting links into Newcastle upon Tyne. Kings Priory School is part of Woodard Academies Trust multi-academy sponsor whose aim is to be a provider of world class education, transforming lives within and across communities. Our Christian Ethos helps to make our school a thoughtful community and we are welcoming, positive and open to pupils and staff of all faiths and none.

Kings Priory School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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