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Teacher of PE

Bloxham SchoolOxfordshire

The PE department is looking to appoint a graduate capable of teaching curriculum PE and academic PE to  GCSE and A-level. The post would suit a newly qualified teacher or someone looking to further their experience before moving on to a Head of Department role. It is an expectation that the successful candidate will play a full part, both curricular and extra-curricular, in the life of a boarding school.

JOB DESCRIPTION 

  • Teaching across the full age range from 11 to 18: this will include academic PE (GCSE, A-level and/or BTEC sport) as well as practical curriculum PE. 
  • Responsible for taking girls' sport. 
  • The successful candidate will be expected to teach approx. 37 one-hour periods over a two week timetable. 
  • To be an inspirational teacher and contribute to the success of the PE Department. 
  • A specialism in one of the following pursuits would be desirable, but not essential; Hockey, Netball, Tennis, or Athletics. 
  • An expectation of a heavy involvement in the school’s sports programme and an active role in the life of a busy boarding school. 
  • Participation within the pastoral and broader curriculum programme. 
  • Positive contribution to the school values and ethos.

PERSON SPECIFICATION 

  • A degree in PE or a relative subject. 
  • PGCE qualified or equivalent. 
  • Experience of teaching GCSE and A Level PE or a related subject. 
  • Excellent subject knowledge. 
  • A specialism in teaching anatomy and physiology is preferable. 
  • A passion for innovative student learning and the ability to stretch all students. 
  • Excellent credentials in the coaching of at least one of our Focus sports (Hockey, Netball, Tennis, Cricket or Athletics). 
  • Ability to coach a number of sports to a reasonable level. 
  • Ability to be self-motivated, and a team player. 
  • Confidence in using IT to enhance learning within the classroom. 
  • To be in alignment with the ethos of Bloxham School. 
  • A commitment to continued professional development.

Interview Date: Friday 10th December 2021

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