Teacher of Girls Physical Education, Royal Wootton Bassett

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Royal Wootton Bassett AcademyRoyal Wootton Bassett

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes



Royal Wootton Bassett Academy requires an outstanding, motivated and dedicated female teacher of Physical Education, to join a vibrant, committed and innovative Faculty that is keen to enhance our strong reputation for school sport. 

The ideal candidate will be an all-round PE specialist with superb subject knowledge and a passion for Physical Education across all key stages. You would be part of a highly successful and creative Department that is driven to provide the very best opportunities for our students. You will have opportunities to teach students from Year 7 upwards and be involved with the delivery of a variety of extra-curricular activities. 

Our core curriculum is designed to provide both physical challenge and opportunities that are suitable for all our students to develop a passion and aptitude for PE and sport. We also currently offer the Edexcel GCSE course in KS4 and in KS5 the Edexcel BTEC level 3 Sport and OCR A Level Physical Education. Supporting those students that are interested in PE academically and wish to study it further. 

The Physical Education Faculty has excelled national attainment for examined qualifications for the past 2 years and is forward thinking in its approach and delivery of PE. We are recognised as one of the leading PE departments in Wiltshire for both participation and success in school sport, with an array of excellent facilities including sports hall, gymnasium, full size astro turf, swimming pool, tennis/netball courts, specialist PE classroom and extensive fields in a picturesque setting. 

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is a highly successful and very proud 11-18 school with 1,760 students on roll including 321 students in our Sixth Form and is ranked in the The Times Top 20 Secondary Schools in the South West. It is geographically situated in a pleasant location with Bath, Bristol, Cheltenham and the Cotswolds all within commuting distance.

In December 2010, the school was awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted. They described our students as “…an absolute delight.” and “in every area of the School they carry out exemplary practice.” In November 2013, the Academy was again awarded Outstanding in every category by Ofsted where they stated “Around the school, students are polite and courteous to each other, to members of staff and to visitors. Students listen attentively in lessons, and almost always respond rapidly to teachers’ instructions”.  As far as we are aware, Royal Wootton Bassett is the only school in the country to be awarded this prestigious accolade in succession.

This appointment is subject to the Academy receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. Royal Wootton Bassett Academy is committed to Safeguarding and this appointment is also subject to you providing relevant documents to the Academy proving your legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, confirmation of your professional qualifications and confirmation of your QTS status.

Further details about the Academy, this post and an application form can be found by visiting our website www.rwba.org.uk or telephoning Mrs Anita Ellis, Deputy Headteacher, on 01793 841907, or emailing Mrs Sharon Lazenby at slazenby@rwba.org.uk.

Closing Date – 29th April 2018

Interviews – Week commencing 30th April 2018

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy, Lime Kiln, Royal Wootton Bassett, Wiltshire, SN4 7HD

Employers Information – 

Royal Wootton Bassett Academy

Org Type: Mainstream

Phase: Secondary

Funding Status: State – Academy

Gender: Mixed

Age Range: 11-18

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More about Royal Wootton Bassett Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Lime Kiln, Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 7HG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1793 841 900
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