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Teacher of PE

The Stockwood Park AcademyLuton

Teacher of PE

The Stockwood Park Academy have a great opportunity for an energetic and self-motivated Teacher of Physical Education to join our wonderful department.  The Stockwood Park Academy are proud of the education experience offered and you will certainly benefit from forward-thinking and supportive leadership, an encouraging and enthusiastic staff body and enterprising students.  You will be joining a large PE Faculty a team of 8 PE teachers.  This position would suit a qualified PE Teacher at any stage of your career either an NQT or experienced member of staff, who can teach a range of sports games and creative (gymnastics) across Key stage 3 and 4.

Our students respond to Physical Education lessons very positively and enjoy using our state of the art equipment and resources.  We also have very active sport teams who compete against other schools in the area.

It’s incredibly important to us here at The Stockwood Park Academy that all our teachers feel valued, listened to, mentored, challenged and given adequate opportunities to develop. As a Teaching Trust, we offer exceptional teacher training and high-quality professional development programmes catered to your needs. Consequently, we have many success stories of teachers that have joined us and been given excellent CPD and training that has allowed them to climb the career ladder.  If you want to grow and develop in a fast paced, dynamic and successful Academy, come and join us at The Stockwood Park Academy!

Key Duties

·        To set high expectations for all pupils, to deepen their knowledge and understanding and to maximise their achievement.

·        To use a variety of methods and approaches (including differentiation) to match curricular objectives and the range of pupil needs, and ensure equal opportunity for all pupils

·        To ensure continuity, progression and cohesiveness in all teaching.

·        To assess pupils’ work systematically and use the results to inform future planning, teaching and curricular development.

·        To have a thorough and up-to-date knowledge and understanding of the National Curriculum programmes of study, level descriptors and specifications for examination courses.

The successful candidate will have

·        Have qualified teacher status and experience delivering Physical Education

·        KS3 and KS4 experience

·        Be able to teach a range of sports games and creative (gymnastics)

·        Aspire to develop further as a professional

·        Flexible, adaptable, ambitious, hard-working and a team player

·        Have experience of working in a diverse multi-cultural school

·        Resilience, adaptability and a can-do attitude.

·        A commitment to inclusive education support from a hard-working team.

·        Be able to demonstrate the appropriate motivation to work with young people

·        Use data to inform target setting and planning.

·        The ability to work as part of a team and undertake pastoral duties as a form tutor will be a key requirement.

·        NQTs are welcome.

Job Specifics

Start date           Jan 2022

Salary                  MPS/UPS £25,714-41,604 (dependent on experience)

Job Role             Full time, fixed Term to Aug 2022

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the deadline date.

Why work for Stockwood Park Academy?

·        £30 million state of the art building with well-equipped classrooms

·        You’ll be working alongside a collaborative, forward thinking Principal and Senior Leadership Team who are here to support and develop you

·        Unparalleled CPD opportunities with free courses every Thursday catered to your developmental needs

·        Excellent opportunities to develop and grow in a successful and expanding Academy

·        All teaching staff receive a laptop to use whilst in employment

·        Freshly brewed coffee for staff on arrival to the academy every morning

·        Employee of the month scheme winning shopping vouchers

·        Fantastic staff benefits that make a difference to your work life balance


‘We believe in the safeguarding and welfare of children and expect all staff to share this view’.

The Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

The Department for Education (DfE) has set out statutory guidance ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ for schools and colleges on safeguarding.

Safeguarding is defined in paragraph 4 as:  “Protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children grow up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable all children to have the best outcomes.”

The definition of 'children' includes everyone under the age of 18.

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