Teacher of PE, Caterham, Surrey

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Woldingham SchoolCaterham, Surrey

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Start date: Required from September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Competitive • All staff receive free lunches and refreshments
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are looking for an excellent Teacher of Physical Education with a passion for sport. The post will suit a well-qualified graduate, committed to delivering an exceptional learning experience for every pupil. Physical Education is a popular and successful subject at Woldingham. The department consists of a team of highly committed teachers and coaches who work with a focus on independent learning. There is a culture of sharing resources and ideas. 

Girls show a strong commitment to Sport and Physical Education at Woldingham. Our facilities and resources for teaching Physical Education are very good; there is an indoor sports hall, swimming pool, all weather pitches, dance studio, fitness suite and a large sports field.

Physical Education is taught to all girls in the school from Year 7 to Upper Sixth. Girls are also offered GCSE (Edexcel) and A Level (AQA) Physical Education, as well as the opportunity to complete the HSLA in the Lower Sixth. The ability to offer teaching of academic PE would be an advantage, as would knowledge of the HSLA.

Woldingham is a happy and successful Catholic boarding and day school for girls aged 11 to 18 and is firmly established as one of the top girls’ independent schools in the UK, outperforming many schools that are far more selective in their admissions process. Central to this achievement is Woldingham’s academic enrichment and extra-curricular programmes, pastoral support and caring community. Close to London, yet in an outstandingly beautiful rural setting, Woldingham has a strong community and culture building on a proud heritage that stretches back 175 years. We are committed to an exciting future that is underpinned by fresh ideas, an innovative spirit and state-of-the-art facilities.

Salary: Competitive. All staff receive free lunches and refreshments. 

Please visit our website to download an application form by clicking on the Apply button. Once completed, return it to hr@woldinghamschool.co.uk with a supporting letter no later than 9am on Monday 18 March 2019. Interviews will be held on Monday 25 March 2019.

Woldingham School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS report will be required for the successful candidate. 

Professional development and staff welfare

Our professional team of staff is Woldingham’s greatest asset, and we want to ensure that everyone is supported to work in an effective, enjoyable and fulfilling way. Staff Development is a high priority, with induction and mentoring programmes for Newly Qualified Teachers and new colleagues, plus an annual cycle of Personal Professional Development planning for all colleagues.

Staff are welcome to use our range of outstanding facilities including the gym, squash and tennis courts and the swimming pool. Our Staffroom Committee organises regular social events, and individual members of staff have organised yoga classes and reflexology on site. 

Job location

More about Woldingham School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Marden Park, Woldingham, Surrey, CR3 7YA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1883 349431
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Woldingham School is a school with history, a legacy of Sacred Heart principles and values. These values refer to educating girls considering: respect for oneself and others, social awareness, a sense of community, and self-realisation, through the C...