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Job details

Job details
Employer Wimbledon High School
Location Merton
Salary Competitive salary and benefits package
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent Suitable for NQTs
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Required September 2017 or January 2018

The role

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented PE Teacher to join a vibrant and dynamic sports department within a successful, friendly and academic school based in the heart of Wimbledon.

The successful candidate will possess excellent subject knowledge and be able to contribute to teaching and co-curricular activities within the Junior and Senior School, encouraging participation and the pursuit of sporting excellence.

The ability to coach and lead in a particular sporting field (Hockey, Netball, Swimming, Gymnastics) is an essential requirement. Experience of teaching 11-18 year olds is required, with some experience of teaching 4-10 year olds.

Due to the extension and development of fixtures within the School, a strong commitment to co-curricular activities is vital. Experience of driving a minibus would also be beneficial.

Sport at Wimbledon High School

Wimbledon High School has extensive sports facilities, including a sports hall, 25m five lane swimming pool, netball and tennis court on-site. Our playing fields are a 10-minute walk away, providing all-weather and flood-lit surfaces for hockey, athletics and rounders, five netball courts and tennis courts. 

Why Wimbledon High School

Wimbledon High School is a beacon school of The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST), the largest independent school group in the UK. As well as a competitive salary and benefits package, excellent facilities, and a friendly and supportive working environment, the School also offers:

• Access to extensive professional development opportunities

• Training grants for qualifications

• Generous pension schemes

• Free life assurance benefit

• Free school lunches

• A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools

Further details of the position and the application form are available by clicking the apply button.

The closing date is 9am on Monday 26 June 2017. 

Interviews will be held on Thursday 29 June 2017. 

The School reserves the right to commence the interview process at any time prior to the closing date so early application is recommended.

Wimbledon High School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

About the employer

Information about Wimbledon High School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through with sixth form
Funding status Independent
Gender Girls
Age range 4 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

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London
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United Kingdom
+44 208 9710901