Sports Science Teacher, Coventry, West Midlands

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Cardinal Wiseman Catholic SchoolCoventry, West Midlands

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Teachers’ Pay-Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

On behalf of the Academy Committee, we are seeking an inspirational, highly motivated and innovative Sports Science Teacher to join Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School within The Romero Catholic Academy. This is an exciting time to be part of a growing team as we strive for academic excellence for all students in our care.

The Sports Science Teacher position is an ideal opportunity to work with a passionate and dedicated team of professionals to continue building on the recent record of examination success within the department. 

This is an ideal opportunity for an NQT or an experienced teacher seeking a new challenge. You will be able to deliver Science at Key Stage 3 and BTec in Sports Education at Key Stage 5 and will be committed to developing your teaching in both subjects and genuinely interested in the Science curriculum and being part of the Science Faculty.  Part of this course will offer further training and development through Science subject enhancement courses with an outstanding teaching school partner.  

This is an exciting opportunity, with the school recently developing a Working Partnership with the Strachan Football Foundation, to develop the PE facility on-site.

Our Sports and Science subjects are both popular options chosen by our students at GCSE. We have worked hard to design our curriculum so that it enables our students to make good progress in these subjects but also captures their hearts and minds triggering a curiosity for the subject leading to a deeper understanding.  The school offers excellent sporting facilities; swimming pool, 2 large sports halls, gymnasium, ample fields and courts for basketball, netball, tennis and such like!  The Science faculty contains 9 laboratories, one classroom and a dedicated Science computer room. All Science rooms have undergone a major refurbishment and have interactive whiteboards, and all staff are provided with their own laptop.  

We wish to appoint someone who has:

  • Excellent teaching, reflective and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team and be flexible
  • High quality organisational skills
  • The ability to drive to improve all student outcomes
  • Good subject knowledge in Sports and Science curriculum

In turn we can offer:

  • Excellent professional development opportunities and career progression
  • A friendly and supportive working environment
  • Opportunities to play a role in the evolution of teaching within the school.

Cardinal Wiseman is an 11-18 school in the north-east of Coventry which is on a journey of improvement. This post is instrumental in driving improvement in the school to enable even more students to achieve their full potential. If you are a dynamic, passionate and motivated teacher who is focused on helping students achieve their true potential, we would welcome your application.

If you would like an informal chat about the role please contact Mr Forinton, Head of PE Faculty or Mr Hermitage, Head of Science.

We would be delighted to show you around our school, to arrange a visit, please contact Mrs Renata Robins on 02476 617 231 or email

If you would like further information please contact Nikki Stoves, HR Officer, by 18 May 2018, noon

Interviews will take place during week commencing 21 May 2018. 

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS checks.

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More about Cardinal Wiseman Catholic School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Potters Green Road, Potters Green, Coventry, West Midlands, CV2 2AJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 24 7661 7231
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