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Teacher of Physical Education

Francis Holland School, Regent's ParkLondon

We are seeking an outstanding PE teacher to join our successful PE department in a full-time maternity cover post. This post would suit an NQT or experienced teacher. Our aim is for every pupil to enjoy PE lessons, learn and go on to lifelong participation in physical activity. Sport enjoys a high profile within the school and is an important part of the curriculum. The Physical Education Department comprises of the Director of Sport and four full time staff members. 

Given the school’s prestigious central location, the PE Department makes use of the tennis, netball, football and rounders facilities in Regent’s Park which is located opposite the school. Our athletics and cross country teams also use this facility. The school has its unique underground swimming pool, which has led the foundation for our successful swimming team. Hockey is taught off-site at Paddington Recreation Ground, where the girls can use these first-class facilities with the backdrop of London. 

The Department runs an extensive extra-curricular programme, which the successful candidate will be expected to deliver to a excellent level. Teams are trained in hockey, netball, cricket, rounders, athletics, tennis, swimming, gymnastics and cross country from U12 to U18.  Fixtures take place after school and some occasional weekends, whilst daily practices take place at lunchtime, before and sometimes after school.  

The successful candidate must be an inspirational PE teacher and comfortable teaching netball, hockey, football, athletics, rounders, gymnastics, dance and swimming. 

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Statutory checks including a satisfactory DBS certificate and references will be a requirement for this role.  This role is classed as regulated activity with children as it involves teaching, training or supervising children on a day-to-day basis and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974. 

For further information, please download a copy of the applicant info pack or visit www.fhs-nw1.org.uk 

Application forms, including a statement in support of your application and full contact details of at least two referees (including email addresses) should be sent to jobs@fhs-nw1.org.uk 

Applications deadline: 9am on Monday 10th January 2022.  

Interview date: Friday 14th January 2022.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Statutory checks including a satisfactory DBS certificate and references will be a requirement for this role.  This role is classed as regulated activity with children as it involves teaching, training or supervising children on a day-to-day basis and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act, 1974. 

FHS champions diversity and inclusion in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from all sections of the community.

Registered Charity: 312745.

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