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Job details
Employer St Matthew Academy
Location Lewisham
Salary Inner London Scale (TLR 2B)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts May or September 2017

We are looking for an outstanding PE teacher with high expectations, who has a passion for developing their student’s potential as well as taking on additional responsibilities in post under our Head of PE. The core purpose of this post is to contribute to the continuing development of the PE curriculum and the overall development of the department. It is expected that the successful candidate will consistently plan and deliver outstanding lessons. In addition to the responsibilities of a PE Teacher, the role will include leadership of Girls’ PE, within the Academy, plus other responsibilities to include supporting our Primary phase.

St Matthew Academy is a diverse, vibrant Catholic all-through school for girls and boys aged 3 to 16, where there are high expectations for everyone in our community. At St Matthew Academy our school motto is ‘let your light shine’ and we ensure that we live this vision every day at the academy by encouraging, promoting and celebrating success with all of our pupils in everything that they do. Our academy is situated between Blackheath and Lewisham in South East London, benefiting from excellent public transport and road links to all parts of London and Kent. Our magnificent buildings offer state of the art resources and the latest technology. Our primary and secondary phases are situated on one site allowing a truly unique all through setting with opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development.

The successful candidate will be in sympathy with our Catholic ethos, passionate about enabling every child to exceed expectation, well organised and able to demonstrate excellent teaching. Candidates who have extremely high expectations for themselves, pupils and staff; engage pupils with their enthusiasm for learning and keen to take a full and active role in the life of the school are strongly encouraged to apply.

We Offer:

  • Fantastic pupils with enormous potential
  • Staff who are supportive towards each other and enjoy working collaboratively with one another
  • A personalised programme of professional development and coaching for teachers and support staff
  • Strong links with our outstanding partner schools, giving opportunities for unrivalled promotion, collaboration and CPD
  • A fully equipped gym and fitness suite which is well used by staff and supporters of the Cycle to Work Scheme

We welcome visits to our school prior to application. To apply, please request an application pack from Benjamin Evans at StMatthewAcademy@hays.com or you can contact Ben on 020 7259 8770 for further information. Your application is a direct permanent application to St Matthew Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.

Closing Date: Wednesday 22nd March 2017, 12 Noon

You can also visit http://www.stmatthewacademy.co.uk/ for more information.

St Matthew Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Full DBS and reference checks are made for all posts. This post is also exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. St Matthew Academy is an Equal opportunity employer.

About the employer

St Matthew Academy is a mixed, Roman Catholic school for children aged 3 to 16, with the unique opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development that this presents. Our culturally diverse academy is situated in Blackheath in ...

Information about St Matthew Academy
Org type Mainstream School
Phase All-through
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 16 years
Denomination Roman Catholic
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Locations and contacts

St. Joseph's Vale
Blackheath
London
SE3 0XX
United Kingdom
+44 20 8297 9000