Teacher of Boys' Sport: Rugby, Ipswich

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St Joseph's CollegeIpswich
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Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: The College's Own Salary Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Permanent, Full Time 

St Joseph's College is a vibrant independent day and boarding school in Ipswich providing a broad and seamless education for over 600 boys and girls aged 3 - 18. We provide a wide range of stimulating and challenging opportunities that our pupils embrace in both the academic and extra-curricular life of the College. 

The resultant all-round education develops our pupils into well-rounded individuals who challenge themselves to ‘being our best’ in every aspect of life at the school, and beyond. Our innovative teaching and subsequent success starts in the Prep School and runs all the way through the Senior School and Sixth Form. 

We are looking to appoint an exceptional and innovative full-time Teacher of PE with experience of delivering GCSE and/ or BTEC Sport, teaching and coaching across the full age range and ability of Years 7 – 13. We envisage the candidate to be focused on developing a rugby coaching career within education and educational setting.

St Joseph’s College prides itself on its holistic approach of delivering and managing and ‘Excellent’ education whilst supporting student athletes in participatory sporting activity through to Internationally Honours. The College is uniquely placed to support an outstanding teacher of physical education with a specialism in Rugby Union. The candidate will hold relevant teaching qualifications, have experience of coaching rugby and for the right candidate will be considered for the post of Assistant Head of Rugby. As such the candidate will play a significant role in the future development of Rugby which is one of four performance Sports at the College. 

A boarding role and boarding accommodation may also be available for the right candidate.  

Further details and an application form may be found at https://www.stjos.co.uk/our-community/job-vacancies or by contacting the HR Officer by email careers@stjos.co.uk or telephone (01473) 690281.

The closing date for applications is Midday on Wednesday 15 April, with interviews taking place: To be confirmed.  The College reserves the right to interview prior to the closing deadline, so early applications are encouraged. 

St Joseph’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be required to undertake child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service. Please be advised that applications cannot be accepted unless they are on the College’s Application Form. References will be taken up and will be carefully checked. DBS charge payable by applicant. 



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