Teacher of Sport & PE, Basingstoke

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Queen Mary's CollegeBasingstoke

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Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: £23,396 – £38,748 pa
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Situated in 23 acres of leafy grounds, Queen Mary’s College is an inclusive, vibrant and high achieving sixth form college with a fantastic reputation both locally and nationally. Following Ofsted’s latest inspection in 2016, The National School and College Performance Tables not only identify Queen Mary’s College as one of the best in the region, but it also places it in the top 5% of all A- level providers across the country.  

The PE facilities are outstanding the department makes extensive use of these facilities, which include a gymnasium, indoor heated swimming pool, a large sports hall and a fitness suite. The College also has a 3G football and rugby pitch, sand-based Astroturf pitch as well as rugby and football grass pitches. In addition, the College makes extensive use of council facilities that include a synthetic athletics track, water based Astroturf pitch, netball, cricket and indoor tennis facilities.   

The College has developed strong links with the local community working with primary and secondary schools and external clubs such as Totally Tennis. 

At present the Department comprises seven full time staff and two part-time staff delivering a wide range of courses at levels 2 & 3:

  • A Level courses in Sport and PE  
  • Cambridge Technical Sport and Physical Activity  
  • BTEC Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science 
  • BTEC Certificate/ Subsidiary Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science. 
  • Level 2 Cambridge Technical Extended Certificate in Sport. 

In addition the Department offers a wide range of enrichment courses and activities: 

  • YMCA Fitness Instructors courses at Level 1, 2 and 3  
  • Higher Sports Leader Award. 
  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
  • First Aid at Work 
  • National Governing Body Level 1 awards.   
  • Duke of Edinburgh Awards up to Silver level  

A large number of students participate in an extensive programme of team games, which is mostly on Wednesday afternoons. The College’s representative teams include women’s and men’s basketball, netball, rugby, badminton, athletics, cricket and tennis. The College also runs a successful Football Academy comprising two men’s’ and one women’s’ football team.  

Students within the Academy and other college teams receive coaching, structured within their timetable.  Several of our students have reached county and international level in their sports.

Whether you’re experienced or newly qualified, you should be an inspiring teacher with a good working knowledge of recent post-16 curriculum developments. A willingness to contribute to the development of course materials for courses offered by the department is also essential. 

The job description and application form can be downloaded from our website or contact jobs@qmc.ac.uk  Alternatively you can call Sally-Anne Spooner, HR Director on 01256 417524. 

Closing date: Sunday 14 October 2018

Interview date: Monday 29 October 2018 

The College actively promotes equalities, diversity, inclusion and safeguarding for all. A member of the Wessex Group of Colleges.  www.qmc.ac.uk



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Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cliddesden Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 3HF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1256 417500
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