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Subject Tutor Sport and PE

Sixth Form College FarnboroughHampshire

The Sixth Form College Farnborough is part of a multi-academy trust, The Prospect Trust; an educational hub for the community, contributing significantly to raising standards and improving the life chances of young people.

The College will, as one of the region’s most distinguished providers of 16-19 education, be at the heart of this undertaking sharing expertise, skill and leadership.

The College will, as one of the region’s most distinguished providers of 16-19 education, be at the heart of this undertaking sharing expertise, skill and leadership.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well-qualified graduate able to teach Sport and PE in a growing and successful curriculum area. The candidate will be required to teach across both Level 3 Vocational Sport and A Level PE courses, Sport and PE is delivered by a team of 9 specialists in a department identified as outstanding.

Key strengths are:

  • Achievement of high grades with excellent value added;
  • Outstanding teaching by a team of experienced and motivated staff;
  • Exceptional levels of support for students both inside and outside of lessons;
  • Innovative use of IT to promote learning embedded as a regular part of normal teaching.

The Curriculum Area of Sport and P.E

The department currently offers Level 3 CTEC Sport (single and double); A level PE; Sports Leadership and a full enrichment programme. There are currently over 400 students studying on courses across the department and over 350 representing the College competitively.

The Post of Sport and P.E Tutor

We are looking for a teacher who displays the following characteristics:

  • A thoughtful and self-reflective approach to pedagogy;
  • A desire to be an outstanding classroom practitioner
  • A passion for the subject;
  • Excellent subject knowledge and a desire to build on this;
  • Enthusiasm for working with 16-19 year old students; and
  • Ideally, experience of teaching A Level PE and Level 3 Cambridge Technical Sport and Physical Activity

You will be expected to teach on both the A Level PE and Level 3 Vocational Sport programmes. The department delivers the Cambridge Technical specification for Sport and Physical Activity and the OCR specification for PE. You will also be required to contribute to the enrichment programme in one of the following sports: men’s rugby, men’s football, netball, badminton, hockey, cricket, men’s basketball or women's basketball. You should be capable of delivering the subjects to a wide range of student abilities and ideally hold coaching qualifications in at least one activity mentioned above.

In addition we are looking for a candidate who recognises the critical importance of developing our students’ literacy and numeracy skills and will implement this as an integral part of their teaching.

Candidates will be part of a team where resources and ideas are freely shared for the greater good of the department. The successful applicant is expected to be flexible, not afraid to meet challenges, and innovative in their approach to curriculum delivery.

How do we support you?

As a new member of staff you will receive plenty of support from your colleagues both from the department and from the wider college community. This will include:

  • a mentor to help you through the first year (in particular);
  • support from your curriculum manager and Director of Faculty; and
  • an extensive programme for all new staff to help induct you into College life as well as to develop your approach to teaching

For graduates we will organise and fund a teaching qualification – usually a PGCE – a

saving for most graduates of at least £9,000. In addition we offer Qualified Teacher Status (i.e. completion of the statutory induction period) through Hampshire Local Authority and in partnership with one of our local schools.

We regard our staff as our most important resource and will do our utmost to support you throughout your time at the College.

Why should you join us?

We continue to be an outstanding provider of post-16 education and in 2019 the results gained by our students placed the College in the top 25% for A-level, and the top 10% for level 3 vocational courses.

If you are motivated by a challenge and feel you could support us to achieve even greater results in 2021/22, this is the right College for you. It is a truly great place to work.

Further details of this exciting role and how to apply can be found on our website farnborough.ac.uk/working .

Please complete the application form, employment declaration and equality monitoring form and email all completed applications to recruitment@prospecttrust.org by Thursday 20 May 2021.

The Prospect Trust takes the control and processing of employee data very seriously and is committed to act in line with the GDPR regulations; please read the attached applicant privacy notice which explains how your data is processed.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants, however all disabled applicants who meet our minimum criteria will be invited for interview. Any future offer of employment would remain subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance.

The College has an uncompromising commitment to the safeguarding of our students.

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