Southam College | Teacher of PE | Maternity Cover from February 2018
Southam College is a popular, high performing and innovative 11-18 school at the centre of its community. Closely located to Coventry, Leamington, Banbury and Leicestershire, we are currently seeking to appoint an inspirational Teacher of PE to join our successful team to cover a period of maternity leave from February 2018. Applications are welcome from both male and female colleagues.
The successful applicant will be an inspirational forward thinker with a focus on developing exciting and engaging learning experiences and a belief in our ‘can do’ culture where anything is possible. You will be a talented teacher, with excellent subject knowledge and be well informed on current educational developments and initiatives, working in an outstanding department (GCSE PE 87% A*-C and 100% A Level PE A*-B - summer 2017). Passion is at the heart of our practice and it is essential that you have the ability to enthuse and motivate those around you. Be the best you can be!
At our school we value all our staff and every one of our 1644 students and see the investment in our staff as crucial as we look to build on previous successes for our students and across the school. As a large school there are extensive opportunities to teach throughout all Key Stages including Sixth Form (we currently have 298 students in our Sixth Form). We have an exemplary induction programme which provides an excellent foundation for career progression. It is a particularly exciting time to join us as we have recently become part of the newly formed Stowe Valley MAT, which is led by Southam College. This exciting development has further enhanced our ability to offer inspirational and supportive leadership and CPD for all of our staff.
In 2014 we were rated as ‘outstanding’ for the second time by Ofsted and in 2017 79% of students achieved Grade 4 and above in English and Maths. We are determined to build on this success by continuing to:
- raise achievement and attainment at all levels
- develop our collective Learning and Teaching skills
- enhance the range of Memorable Experiences enjoyed by our students and staff
If you are:
- passionate about your subject
- keen to teach motivated and enthusiastic students
- really want to make a difference to the lives of young people
then this might be just the job for you! If you have a passion for learning and teaching and really want to make a difference to the lives of young people, we would encourage you to join us at our caring and friendly school.
Applications are welcome from both NQTs and more experienced teachers.
Closing Date: Thursday 14th December 2017
Interviews to take place before Christmas
Please contact Mike Sherwin on the below details for further information and an application form.
T: 0116 253 2389 / 07525 889925
The college is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. It expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.