Teacher of PE (Female) - Maternity Cover, Coventry

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West Coventry AcademyCoventry

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

West Coventry Academy is a co-educational, fully comprehensive school situated in large grounds in the South West of the city that welcomes and nurtures children from a wide variety of backgrounds and abilities.

We have high standards, encourage and support students in having high expectations of themselves.  A happy child is one that will blossom and so we want our students to enjoy their learning.  This is why we have a comprehensive extra-curricular program and an established and effective pastoral support system.

Here at West Coventry Academy students thrive in a positive working atmosphere, a climate of mutual respect and an engaging and exciting environment.  Together we strive to ensure that the values, experiences and education we provide enable all our students to fully embrace our motto “Enjoy, Achieve, Aspire”. This was reflected in our most recent Ofsted in July 2018, graded us as a ‘Good’ school.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and inspirational qualified Secondary School teacher of PE to join our thriving and successful PE Department.  The post would suit an experienced or newly qualified PE teacher who is committed to teaching at the highest standard and raising aspirations and achievements of our students.  

You will be required to teach across the ability range in Key Stages 3, Key Stage 4 and Key Stage 5 in Physical Education. You will also be required to contribute to extra-curricular sports activities.

Please note this post is limited to female applicants (Genuine Occupational Requirement under the Equality Act) – Supervision of the female changing area will be required.  

In return, we can offer you:

• A positive and innovative learning culture supported by students, staff, parents and governors 

• A collaborative and supportive attitude amongst staff which promotes a sense of teamwork and unity

• Comprehensive CPD Programme

• A Senior Leadership team who is committed to promoting the best environment and outcomes for staff and students

• Teachers Pension

Exceptional candidates may be interviewed prior to the closing date.

Hours: Full-time – Maternity Cover

Salary: NQT/TMS/UPS 

Closing date: 22nd March 2019

Interviews commencing 25th March 2019

If you would like to join our team then please apply online - http://www.westcoventryacademy.org/index.php/job-vacancies without delay and we will immediately assess your application and call you to interview if we believe your skills and experience meet our needs. We look forward to hearing from you.

If you would like more information about opportunities at West Coventry Academy please contact the HR department on 02476 426235.

All applications are returnable to: wcaapplications@westcoventryacademy.org (only electronic applications will be considered.)

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointments to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The school is committed to safeguarding the promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about West Coventry Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: (Tile Hill Wood School & Woodlands Academy), Nutbrook Avenue, Tile Hill, Coventry, West Midlands, CV4 9PW, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2476 426 200
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