Female Physical Education and Humanities Teacher (Genuine Occupational Requirement), Wandsworth

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Southfields AcademyWandsworth

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Who we are:

We are a dynamic, diverse and dedicated P.E. department with a positive culture of engagement from students at all levels.  All students participate in P.E. and Sport in timetabled lessons and outside of these with after-school clubs and extra-curricular sport being extremely popular.  Students on examined courses study Sport and Sports Leadership BTEC courses at Level 2 and 3.  Our track record of students entering the world of professional sport and entering the sport industry to work is very high. 

As a department we have an ethos of encouraging young women into sport with all sports being offered to all genders.  There are active girls’ teams in most sports and sports events are held regularly throughout the year. 

Our partnership with AFC Wimbledon, through which we support their U18 Football Academy and together offer a Football and Education Programme to Key Stage 5. 

The sports facilities are the envy of many schools, the Academy benefits from; 3G floodlit professional football pitches, floodlit M.U.G.A.s that are used for basketball, netball, tennis and handball, cricket nets, long jump, high jump, climbing wall, traversing wall, two very large well equipped multi-use sports halls, dance studio, activity studio that is used for gymnastics and trampolining, spin cycle studio, rowing machines, bicycles, fully equipped fitness gym, 25 metre competition length swimming pool and dedicated classrooms with large numbers of computers for students to use.  

Southfields Academy is a thriving non-selective secondary academy located in south west London. It has recently undergone complete redevelopment and benefits from the cutting edge in art, design & vocational technology facilities, spacious and bright communal areas and classrooms. All of which are equipped with the latest technology and designed by our staff and students to ensure their fitness for purpose to educate the children of today and future-proofed for the children of tomorrow.

Who we are looking for:

We are looking for a motivated and inspiring female teacher to enthuse and engage students across the age and ability range of Years 7 – 13 and to act as a positive role model and champion for women in sport.  The ideal candidate will be able to use creativity to develop rich and exciting lessons in a broad range of sports and disciplines.  They will be ambitious and adaptable, with excellent planning and classroom management skills.  Qualifications in trampolining and swimming would be an advantage.   The ability to teach P.S.H.E or R.E. would be a considerable advantage. 

The Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, marital status, disability or age. All applicants are considered on the basis of their merits and abilities for the job. The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

All posts are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The Academy will only accept applications directly from candidates themselves.

If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume you were unsuccessful on this occasion. 

Please note that we reserve the right to close this post early, should we receive a high volume of applications.



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More about Southfields Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: 333 Merton Road, Wandsworth, London, SW18 5JU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8875 2600
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Who we are

Southfields Academy is a stand-alone converter academy situated in South West London on the Southfields - Earlsfield border.  The Academy is the modern incarnation of Southfields School which was founded in 1949. The school was founde...