Maternity Cover Contract until August 2020
This is an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and passionate PE Teacher to join a thriving and successful PE Department within an exceptional school with excellent PE facilities.
The ideal candidate will have Level 1 (or equivalent) coaching qualifications in Hockey and/or Netball with experience of working with children within a school environment from KS3 to 6th form.
The role will involve teaching across both the Senior and Junior Schools, with the additional responsibility of Fixtures Co-ordinator.
As a key member of staff, you will be expected to contribute to our co-curricular programme, which will include some evening commitments and Saturday fixtures.
PE at Blackheath High School
Physical Education and Sport at Blackheath High School is an important and flourishing department, looking to further enhance its participation and growth for all approach.
Facilities at Blackheath are excellent, at both the Junior and Senior schools there is a netball court and indoor space; a gymnasium at the Juniors and a sports hall at the Seniors, who also have a Dance Studio and a Fitness Suite. At our sports fields, we have a floodlit Astroturf, three Netball courts (which double as Tennis courts), a pavilion and a field which homes our Rounders/cricket pitches and Athletics track.
About the School
Rated “excellent” in our most recent ISI Inspection (2014), Blackheath High School is a dynamic and innovative school where co-curricular activities are valued, pastoral care is strong and achievement is high.
Blackheath High School is fortunate to be part of the Girls’ Day School Trust group of schools, with a long history of educating a rich social and cultural blend of students, thus reflecting the cosmopolitan character of London itself. Our ethos is aspirational, outward-looking and inclusive. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf.
Salary is in accordance with GDST national scale (according to qualifications and experience), higher than the maintained sector salary scale.
As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:
• Competitive salaries and pay progression
• Access to extensive professional development opportunities
• Training grants for qualifications
• Generous pension schemes
• Free life assurance benefit
• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
• Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
• A Cycle to Work scheme
• Competitive terms and conditions of employment
For further details and an application form please click the apply button.
The closing date for applications: 18 March 2019, 12 noon.
Interviews will be held on 25 March 2019.
Blackheath High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.