Teacher of Physical Education, Essex

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Saffron Walden County High SchoolEssex

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: MPS/UPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking to appoint an innovative and enthusiastic teacher of PE, predominantly teaching boys PE, to join our successful and collaborative department. A particular interest in football and cricket would be desirable but not essential.

What you can expect from us:

• A supportive school that has staff well-being at its core

• CPD opportunities through our Trust and our status as a National Teaching School

• Coaching and mentoring opportunities open to all

• Students keen to learn and participate in lessons

• Opportunities to get involved in Educational Research projects 

• Professional development programmes helping you aspire to leadership

• Cross-curricular collaboration and a rich extra-curricular programme

• Support for Masters qualifications

• A comprehensive NQT programme with reduced timetable and timetabled mentor sessions 

Teachers in our school have:

• Excellent subject knowledge (a relevant degree/qualification)

• A passion for teaching

• A commitment to securing strong progress and raising achievement of all students

• High standards and expectations

The PE area at Saffron Walden County High has a reputation for academic excellence and a thriving and successful extra-curricular programme. We require a teacher of PE who can build upon this success. The successful candidate will be expected to play an active part in the school’s vibrant extra-curricular provision, which includes some after school and Saturday fixtures.

Both experienced and newly qualified teachers are welcome to apply.

A recruitment package, including some financial assistance, is available.  We operate a childcare voucher scheme, bike to work scheme and there is an early years nursery on site. 

What our colleagues said in the June 2018 staff survey:

“I am proud to be associated with this amazing school. It is the best school I have ever worked in.”

“This is the first school that I have felt really values me for who I am as a teacher and helps me develop the skills I need.”

“A committed team of professionals who collaborate effectively to promote aspirational thinking and an effective and supportive learning environment.”

“An exciting workplace with lots of opportunities."



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Audley End Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4UH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1799 513030
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“Saffron Walden County High School is an outstanding school providing an outstanding quality of education for all its students.” – OFSTED 2012

Saffron Walden County High School is committed to providing education of exceptional quality for its local ...