Teacher of PE, Wollaston, Northants

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Wollaston SchoolWollaston, Northants

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS / UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wollaston School is a large, over-subscribed, rural community school located in a village setting about 15 minutes’ drive from Northampton. Our student intake draws on a number of nearby villages and we have over 1400 students on roll, with approximately 280 students in the Sixth Form.

Required for September 2018


We are seeking to appoint a skilled teacher of PE, with the ability to teach Core PE throughout the school as well as examination courses at GCSE and A-Level by negotiation. Newly Qualified Teachers are welcome to apply. The successful candidate will be a well-qualified and dynamic teacher, committed to raising students’ skills and willing to take an active part in the Faculty’s thriving extra-curricular programme.

PE is taught to all students throughout Key Stage 3; students have a 1 hour 40 minute lesson and a 50 minute lesson each week. At Key Stage 4, as well as Core PE which is taught to all students, GCSE and Vocational PE courses are offered. The subject is also popular in the Sixth Form and several students go on to study PE or health-related courses at higher education each year. Examination outcomes at both GCSE and A-level are strong.

The PE Faculty comprises 6 full time staff and several part-time staff. The Faculty teaching spaces comprise extensive grass playing fields, astro-turf pitch, outdoor tennis courts, sports hall, gymnasium, recently re-designed multi-gym and the faculty also has its own dedicated indoor classroom and IT suite.

Closing date: Monday 23rd April 2018—9.00am

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 30th April 2018

Please contact Louisa Nixon for an application form and further details about this role, on: 01933 663501 or via l.nixon@wollaston-school.net

Alternatively you can download details directly from the school website at: www.wollastonschool.com

Wollaston School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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More about Wollaston School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Irchester Road, Wollaston, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, NN29 7PH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1933 663501
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