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Physical Education Teacher

Kent College, PemburyKent

Physical Education Teacher

Full time

This role would suit an NQT

September 2021

Kent College Pembury excels in adding value to its pupils both academically and pastorally. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, ambitious and motivated individual, with a passion for inspiring students to lead a healthy, active lifestyle. The successful candidate will teach across the whole school and be able to deliver outstanding lessons across our diverse and varied curriculum.  We would welcome applications from teachers new to the profession. Applicants should be able to coach at least one of our performance sports to a high level (hockey specialism would be desirable) and teach academic Physical Education at GCSE and/or A Level and/or BTEC Level 3.

Set in 75 acres of beautiful countryside our grounds incorporate, two adjoining sports halls, a new floodlit AstroTurf, fitness suite, seven netball courts, tennis courts, a confidence/ assault course, cross country course, indoor climbing wall, and dance studio. The school has recently been granted planning permission for a replacement swimming pool.  The Physical Education department is a happy, thriving team made up of seven members of staff, which includes a Director of Sport, Head of Academic PE, Head of Hockey, and Head of Netball.

Founded in Folkestone in 1886, Kent College is an independent day and boarding school for girls, with a Senior School (ages 11-18) and Preparatory School (ages 3-11) sharing the same site, facilities and some specialist staff. The school is one of a group of twelve schools within the Methodist Independent Schools Trust.  The school has a resident Chaplain who leads the Christian worship in the school.

Kent College Pembury employs over 200 people in both academic and support staff positions. The school excels in adding value both academically and pastorally and the highly skilled, dedicated and passionate staff are the driving force behind this. We are delighted to welcome applications from candidates who share our core values and who are able to contribute to our continued future success. We recruit staff of the highest calibre who will inspire, support and challenge the pupils, and fellow colleagues, to achieve their full potential.

We believe in rewarding our staff and offer a complete range of employee benefits including:

• Reduced school fees on permanent roles (Rec-U6 pupils)

• Meals whilst at school during working hours

• Reimbursement for eye tests

• On-site Flu Vaccinations

• Employee Assistance Programme for Staff Wellbeing

• Free on-site parking

• On-going professional training and development

• Use of fitness suite (at allocated times)

Closing date: Monday 26 April 2021 by Midday

Candidates are encouraged to apply well before the deadline. We reserve the right to interview candidates before the closing date.

References will be taken up prior to interview.  One of the referees should normally be the applicant’s current or most recent employer.  The post requires the highest level of clearance through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Kent College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Appointees must be prepared to undergo child protection screening Child Protection and welfare are taken very seriously at Kent College, with guidelines on confidentiality and staff-pupil relationship procedures well-publicised to staff.

All gaps of employment are to be accounted for and rigorously investigated.  Referees are contacted to ensure the validity of the reference.  Testimonials are not acceptable in place of confidential references.

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