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PE, Games & KS2/3 Class Teacher

Casterton, Sedbergh Preparatory SchoolCumbria

Job Title: PE, Games & KS2/3 Class Teacher

Location: Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School

Contract Type: Full-time, permanent

Salary: Competitive, in line with skills & experience

Casterton, Sedbergh Prep School is situated in a spectacular rural location in the Lune Valley, an ideal place for living out the ethos of allowing children to be children. We strive to realise the potential in all of our pupils, from the classroom to the stage, or to the sports pitch.

We are now seeking a dynamic and inspirational PE, Games & KS2/3 Class Teacher, to enhance our pupils’ progress in the sporting arena and in the classroom. Sports provision comes under the parallel programmes of Games and PE, further details of which may be found in the Candidate Information Brochure. To complete a full timetable, additional teaching in the classroom will be required, equating to approximately 0.3 FTE of the role. 

Quality teaching in Key Stages 2 and 3, with an ability to differentiate, use assessment for planning and to build a caring relationship with pupils and parents, are the key skills for this appointment. Expertise in coaching sport is also essential and candidates should make clear the level to which they have personally played. This post will be ideally suited to an outstanding sportsman or sportswoman, but well-rounded with the intellect and acumen to teach pupils in an academic subject, with a keen interest in the extra-curricular and boarding life of a busy prep school. 

The post will be available from September 2021.

How to apply:

An application form may be obtained:

- as a download from this webpage;

- as a download from the Sedbergh School vacancies webpage;

- by email from;    

To find out more about this vacancy please download the 'Applicant info pack', visit the School website or contact us on

The closing date for applications is: 5.00pm, Friday 5 March, 2021

Interviews are planned for the week commencing Monday 15 March, 2021 (please indicate if you would be unavailable for any date during this week)

Please note: early application is advised, as an appointment will be made upon finding a suitable candidate

We look forward to hearing from you.

Sedbergh School is committed to safeguarding & protecting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and The Disclosure and Barring Service.

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