Applications are welcome from experienced and newly qualified teachers able to teach throughout the age and ability range and to engender positive relationships with young people. The school offers an excellent induction for NQTs and would be able to support you through your first year The department is dedicated to ensuring that every student, regardless of ability, can enjoy and achieve in PE, both within and beyond the curriculum. Hence the successful candidate must be passionate about sport and also intent on securing exam success for our students. Both GCSE PE and BTEC Sport options are currently offered.
Alec Hunter Academy is a mixed, 11-16 comprehensive school with an established reputation as a ‘harmonious community’ with a ‘positive learning culture’ (Ofsted, March 2015). In addition, we are full partners in the Braintree Sixth Form, allowing some of our staff to teach at Key Stage 5. The school benefits from academy status in partnership with Saffron Walden County High School, one of the highest performing schools in Essex, within the Saffron Academy Trust. Numerous professional development opportunities exist both through this partnership and our membership of two local teaching school alliances.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Check at enhanced level will be required for this post. If you would like to visit the school prior to making an application, please do not hesitate to contact us to arrange this.