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Teacher of PE (Senior School)

St George's British International SchoolItaly

This post offers an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, dynamic and skilled individual to work within a successful PE department across Key Stages 3-5. Working closely with and reporting to the Head of Senior School PE and ultimately the Director of Sport and Co-curricular Activities, the successful candidate will teach PE and co-curricular sport to Senior School pupils at St George’s.

The successful candidate will have experience in a wide sporting context and will be an exceptional classroom practitioner, with the drive, energy, stamina and determination to deliver exceptional results in this increasingly important area of the schools’ provision. The role would suit an ambitious teacher who would enjoy working in a supportive and forward-thinking school, one which has been graded “excellent” in inspection and is achieving record results.

Duties and Responsibilities

Teaching and Learning

  • To teach PE across the Senior School, including examination PE
  • T be aware of, and comply with, all the School policies including those for marking and assessment, teaching and learning and reporting
  • To develop and share schemes of work and resources, using in-house formats
  • To assist with covering colleagues as required
  • To attend all meetings and INSET as required
  • To maintain an up to date knowledge of current curriculum developments and initiatives in PE and Sport
  • The ability to teach IB Sport, Exercise and Health Science would be advantageous
  • The ability and willingness to teach an additional subject would be considered and may be beneficial
  • Co-curricular Sport
  • To actively contribute to the school’s growing CCA sporting programme, including leading sessions both after school and (occasionally) at weekends
  • The ability to lead one of our major sports or to develop existing/new sporting initiatives would be a significant advantage
  • Additional management points may be available within our Academies programme for the right candidate


  • To show an active interest in each child’s personal and domestic circumstances, and to foster the
  • personal and social developments of each pupil in your care
  • To actively promote the social, moral and cultural ethos of the school community
  • To create an atmosphere of support by being aware of, and fully compliant with, all of the school’s pastoral policies
  • To be familiar with all the school’s policies on Health and Safety and be proactive in ensuring the safety of all members of the school community at all times
  • To promote exemplary behaviour and a responsible attitude amongst pupils
  • To be aware of and act upon all policies regarding the safeguarding of children

Professional Responsibilities

  • To promote pride in the school among the pupil body through high standards of dress behaviour and commitment
  • To attend Parents’ Evenings, Assemblies and other school events during term time as the Principal may from time to time require
  • To be responsible for all school resources, particularly those in your care, reporting damage or loss to the appropriate authority within the school
  • To contribute to the virtual learning environment, the website, social media and publications in support of your work
  • To contribute to the school’s Self Evaluation and Development Plan
  • To foster a close partnership with parents, initiating contact in appropriate circumstances and ensuring that there is a record of this
  • To carry out any reasonable professional request made by the Principal or Head of School

Personal Skills

  • Enthusiastic and passionate about education with a sound understanding of UK best practice
  • Flexible and adaptable to the varied demands of working in a world-class school environment
  • Proactive in all aspects of school life
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Creative and innovative across and beyond the curriculum
  • Able to work successfully under pressure, with excellent organisational skills
  • Reliable and respectful
  • Able to demonstrate a positive and proactive attitude towards participation in professional development and the school’s induction and appraisal processes
  • Able to present a professional image in line with the high expectations of St George’s
  • A talented communicator, orally and in writing
  • A confident and competent user of IT in the classroom and for administrative purposes

Formal Qualifications / Experience

  • A good Honours Degree (or equivalent)
  •  A certified teaching qualification (i.e. Qualified Teacher Status)
  • A distinguished record of teaching
  • A strong record of professional development

Supporting documents

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