Teacher of PE, South-East London

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Woolwich Polytechnic School for BoysSouth-East London

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: QTS pay scale plus inner London weighting
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

We are seeking a dedicated, enthusiastic and inspiring teacher, who can consistently teach good or outstanding lessons both inside and out of the classroom, ideally with a rugby specialism, to join our large and thriving PE department. Candidates will need to demonstrate an exceptional passion, commitment and energy in sport, fitness and healthy living and a willingness to contribute widely to the work of the department. 

You will be joining a vibrant, hardworking and experienced department that is committed to ensuring successful outcomes for our students. As well as core PE, we offer the Cambridge National in Sport Studies (level 1 and 2) at key stage 4 and the Cambridge Technical Sports and Physical Activity at key stage 5 (level 3). Aside from teaching across all key stages, the successful candidate will contribute to the sports programme at lunch times and after school. 

Extra-curricular sport and physical activity is highly regarded at The Poly and a commitment to supporting the extra curricular program is an essential part of this role. The Poly has an exceptional sporting pedigree and regularly experiences success at national, regional and county level. In recent years, we have been National Schools Handball Champions, competed at the Nationals Schools Athletics Finals Day, won numerous district basketball trophies and have a very high football prowess including being reigning London Schools Football Champions. 

Applications from experienced teachers and NQTs are welcome. We have an outstanding NQT Induction program to offer support to new staff. The person appointed will be given full support in their career development as we believe that development of staff is a key aspect in raising standards for our students.    

 We welcome applications from practitioners who have:  

• A proven record of consistently outstanding lessons and the delivery of high quality outcomes 

• The ability to add to a highly-effective and motivated team

 • A desire to further raise achievement and success of PE within the school, 

• Experience of teaching all key stages

 • The ability to coach rugby and contribute towards the departments long term vision

 As a member of staff at Woolwich Polytechnic School we can offer you:  

• Opportunities for career progression 

• Excellent professional development

 • A contributory pension scheme 

• Opportunities to collaborate with outstanding and dynamic teaching professionals 

• Free tea, latte, cappuccino and hot chocolate etc. 

 • An employee assistance programme 

• Childcare vouchers 

• Season ticket loans 

• Finders fees for personal introductions of staff that we employ 

• Excellent catering facilities 

• Secure on-site parking  

This post would be suitable for an experienced teacher or a successful NQT.

 If you feel that working within this Outstanding and innovative school is for you, then please apply by completing the school application form.  

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, including the need for the successful candidate to undertake a disclosure and barring check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.  

The school is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

 If you would like to discuss this position in more detail then please email: arendell@woolwichpoly.co.uk  We look forward to hearing from you.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Hutchins Road, Thamesmead, London, SE28 8AT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8310 7000
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Woolwich Poly is located in Thamesmead, a thriving multi-cultural and diverse area in the London Borough of Greenwich, where around 65% of our students have English as an additional language; Ofsted noted our outstanding ethos and curriculum.”T...