Teacher of PE, Barking Riverside, Greater London.

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Riverside SchoolBarking Riverside, Greater London.

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Start date: July or September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS or UPS (inner London) £29,664- £40,372 or £44,489 - £48,244 dependent on experience
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Why apply to be a teacher of PE at Riverside? 

Riverside School opened in September 2012 with one Year 7 cohort of 120 students. In September 2017 we move into our new state-of the-art £45m building on the bank of the Thames with 1000 students from Year 7 to 13; we will grow to 2000 over the next 5 years. This is a great career opportunity to be part of a new and expanding school. It is a very special place to work. 

Our relentless focus is on teaching and learning while developing great teachers is our number one priority. Weekly one-to-one tailored coaching sessions, termly lesson study and generous time to plan means teachers are motivated and highly talented.  There is a real sense of passion and determination that students and staff bring to all that they do, making Riverside School a superb place both to learn and to work. 

The PE department offers a full and broad range of learning opportunities both in and out of the classroom; 

We are looking to appoint an innovative and enthusiastic teacher of PE with excellent subject knowledge and the ability to be at the forefront of KS 3&4 teaching to join our highly successful and collaborative department. 

The successful candidate will: 

  • Have a passion for PE which is evident in their day to day teaching. 
  • Be a highly competent teacher. 
  • Contribute and show commitment to our innovative and forward thinking department.
  • Contribute fully to extracurricular activities. 
  • Play a full and active role in the life of the school. 
  • Be a reflective practitioner with focusses on continuous learning and development of practice. 

In return, we can offer you: 

  • A cohesive team of people who believe in working collaboratively; sharing ideas and supporting each other. 
  • The opportunity to further develop innovative teaching and learning strategies to ensure students achieve excellence. 
  • Participation in lesson studies which provide an opportunity for collaborative planning and the detailed and evaluative analysis of specific pedagogical foci. 
  • The chance to join a growing school with further opportunities for progression as the school reaches capacity.  
  • Unrivalled CPDL opportunities to further develop your skills as a classroom practitioner and to develop leadership skills as you progress. 
  • Purpose built and well-furnished classrooms in a brand new £45 million school.  

If you share in our commitment to achieve excellence for all, we want to hear from you. 

The closing date for applications is 12 noon – Monday 14th January 2019 

To find out more about our school please visit http://secondary.riversidecampus.com/. 

Visits to the school before application are welcomed. Please contact Headteacher: Andrew Roberts, on 020 3946 5888 or email riverside@riverside.bardaglea.org.uk.    

Location: Riverside School, Renwick Road, Barking, IG11 0FU  

Closing Date: 12 noon – Monday 14th January 2019 

Start Date: July or September 2019

Salary: MPS or UPS (Inner London) £29,664- £40,372 or £44,489 - £48,244 dependent on experience

Riverside School is committed to safeguarding children; successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

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More about Riverside School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Address: Renwick Road, Barking, Essex, IG11 0FU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 203 946 5888
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Riverside School is a mixed, non-denominational secondary school with a sixth form. It is an academy located in Barking, Greater London.

Riverside opened as a new provision in September 2013, it currently has 750 students on roll and will eventually ...