Physical Education Teacher, Pembury, Tunbridge Wells

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Kent College, PemburyPembury, Tunbridge Wells

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Kent College Pembury excels in adding value to its pupils both academically and pastorally. We are seeking to appointment 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.  Applicants should be able to coach at least one of our performance sports to a high level (hockey or netball is desirable) and teach academic Physical Education at GCSE and/ or A Level. We would welcome applications from experienced teachers or teachers new to the profession.  

Set on 75 acres of beautiful countryside our grounds incorporate extensive playing fields, two adjoining sports halls, a new floodlit AstroTurf, swimming pool, fitness suite, seven netball courts, tennis courts, a confidence/ assault course, cross country course, indoor climbing wall, dance studio and sprung gymnastics floor. The Physical Education department is a happy, thriving team made up of nine members of staff which includes a Director of Sport, Head of Senior School PE, Head of Hockey, and Head of Netball.  

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 girls, and fellow colleagues, to achieve their full potential. Whatever your role, you will benefit from a being part of a large staff community with opportunities for professional development.   

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

• Reduced school fees 

• Childcare voucher scheme 

• Free meals during working hours 

• Free eye tests 

• Subsidised Flu Vaccinations 

 • Free onsite parking 

• On-going training and development 

• Use of swimming pool and fitness suite (at allocated times)   

Closing date: Monday 19 March 2018 by Midday   

Please click the ‘Apply Now’ button below to download an application form and apply for this position.  

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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More about Kent College, Pembury
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: Pembury, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN2 4AX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1892 822006
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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.  ...