Head of PE, Westminster, London

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The Grey Coat HospitalWestminster, London

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS + TLR1c (£7,701)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Important: To apply, please download the GCH Teaching Application Form and send it to recruitment@gch.org.uk

Head of Physical Education MPS + TLR1c (£7,701)

Required for September 2018 

The Grey Coat Hospital is seeking to recruit an outstanding teacher to lead an energetic, creative and successful department. The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England school for girls aged eleven to eighteen with a mixed Sixth Form. The historic foundation of the school and its current ethos are rooted in a confident and generous Christian faith and practice, which welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and beliefs. 

The school is situated in the heart of central London close to excellent transport links. We are a heavily oversubscribed comprehensive school for girls with excellent GCSE results. 88% of students attained 5+ A*-C with English and Maths at grades 9 to 4 in 2017 with 91% attaining grades 9-4 in English and Maths. We also have a large sixth form of 240 students where students achieve outstanding results with a percentage of top grades well above the national average. The school when last inspected was judged to be ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED in March 2009 and November 2005. In 2014 the School achieved ‘outstanding’ in the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools. We are proud of our ethos of continued self-improvement, which characterises every aspect of our culturally diverse school. Since 2012, the school has been named amongst the top 100 non-selective state-funded schools, in recognition of excellent attainment and progress of our students at KS4. The school is committed to building on our passion for excellent teaching and learning as well as continuing to place an emphasis on our language specialism and international ethos.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • be an outstanding and successful teacher
  • have excellent subject knowledge and can demonstrate excellent teaching in gymnastics, trampolining or aerobics 
  • confidently deliver PE to examination level at Key Stage 4 and teach the very successful BTEC National Certificate course offered at level 2 
  • manage the PE department effectively to create high performing students

The school has an excellent programme of support for all new staff and is committed to professional development. We actively encourage teachers to explore innovative approaches to teaching and learning. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. 

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for all posts. 

Important: To apply, please download and complete the GCH Teaching Application Form and send it to recruitment@gch.org.uk

Deadline for applications: 22nd March, 12 noon

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More about The Grey Coat Hospital
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Greycoat Place, London, SW1P 2DY, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 79691998
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