Teacher of PE (Female) - NQTs welcome, Brighton and Hove

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Patcham High SchoolBrighton and Hove

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Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Main Pay Scale
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of PE  (Female)

Pay scale: Teachers Main Pay Scale (place on scale dependent on experience).  Applications from NQTs are welcome.

The opportunity has arisen for a talented, dynamic, highly motivated practitioner who has vision to join our team of committed professionals in a vibrant and successful PE department.

If you share our belief that learning is a lifelong journey for students and staff alike then tell us why Patcham High School is the place where you will flourish as the next step in your career journey.

Patcham High School is an 11–16 comprehensive school of 1050 students, situated on the northern outskirts of Brighton, very close to the old village of Patcham.  The school  is vibrant, proud and successful. We have an unshakeable faith in the power of high quality teaching and want the very best for all our students. Rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted we are in an exciting phase of development to become ‘Outstanding’.  We are known for our innovative approach and we value CPD very highly.  It is a positive environment, with inspiring and supportive colleagues who strive for excellence.

We are looking to appoint a Teacher of PE from 1st September 2019 who can inspire and motivate our students both in and out of the classroom and who has/is:

• a passion for the Teaching and Learning of Physical Education  making PE an enjoyable subject for all our students;

• innovative, dynamic and forward-looking;

• be someone with the belief that every child does matter and that all children can make outstanding progress and reach their full potential;

• dedicated to develop girls’ extra-curricular participation;

• continually reflecting upon and improving their practice;

• have outstanding interpersonal skills;

• someone who is dedicated to a team and who thrives on working collaboratively with colleagues.

In joining Patcham High you will find a creative and supportive culture within a school that is hugely aspirational. We place great importance on positive relationships, teamwork and a ‘can do attitude’. We believe that we are at the cutting edge and, with exciting challenges ahead, this is a brilliant time to join the school.  

We regularly hold staff social activities, team sports and other inclusive activities throughout the year.  The city of Brighton is immensely popular with all ages, it is diverse, cosmopolitan and hosts lots of events including the Brighton Festival throughout May, Pride during August, food and water sports festivals.  It also has other attractions including the Royal Pavilion, i360, Brighton Museum and the Brighton Palace Pier.

If you enjoy a challenge and are interested in furthering your career please complete our application form or download this from our website http://www.patchamhigh.brighton-hove.sch.uk/school-information-2/vacancies/   Where possible, please email your completed application form to the Headteacher’s PA, Elise Holmes eholmes@patchamhigh.org.uk  If you have any questions, please contact Mrs Holmes, either by email or by telephone to 01273 543484.


Patcham High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful candidate will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check.

BRIGHTON & HOVE SCHOOLS – Taking Action for Equality

We welcome applications from all parts of our community as we aspire to have a staff body that matches the social and cultural diversity of our student intake

We reserve the right to interview on application should a suitable candidate become available.

Closing Date: Friday 19th July at 1pm  

Interviews:  Week Commencing Monday 22nd July

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More about Patcham High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Ladies Mile Road, Patcham, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 8PB, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1273 503908
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Based in Brighton, Patcham High School is a secondary, community school for girls and boys aged between 11 and 16. The mainstream school was founded in 1990 after Patcham Fawcett School for boys combined with Margaret Hardy School for girls. The East...