Teacher of Physical Education, Whitechapel, London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Closing date:

Bishop Challoner Catholic Federation of SchoolsWhitechapel, London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Inner London Pay Scale – MPS
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of Physical Education 

Inner London Pay Scale – MPS

To start January 2019

We seek to appoint an exceptional Teacher of Physical Education who has a proven track record of good or outstanding classroom practice. 

We are a World Class School, hold Beacon School status and work in effective partnership with several organisations including City in Excellence in Teaching and East London Teaching School Alliance. With state of the art buildings and facilities and a team of innovative, experienced and dedicated professional staff, Bishop Challoner is an exciting and supportive environment in which to work and develop your career.

As Britain’s first federated school, our campus embraces two schools, Boys’ and Girls’ with a co-ed Sixth Form. The school has 1261 students on roll, plus 200 in the Sixth Form. “In this high performing school, students make rapid progress and reach high standards in many subjects” “Leaders and managers at all levels, provide the drive and ambition needed to ensure that this wonderful school continually improves”

(OFSTED, April 2014)

Physical Education is a highly popular subject at the school, attracting high numbers across examinable courses in KS4 and 5.  However, we are not complacent - working with a team of passionate and dedicated practitioners, you will contribute to the development of a faculty that aims to maintain an outstanding reputation.

The PE department is extremely committed to providing a safe, relevant, enjoyable and all-inclusive curriculum. As a school we recognise the role that sport can play in the holistic development of a young person and the integral role this plays in society. The PE department provides a wide variety of sports, ensuring that pupils can pursue their sporting interests both inside and outside of school. In addition to providing an inclusive curriculum we are a school that actively encourages the pursuit of sporting excellence. We have a number of students and sports teams that compete at a regional and national level with our most successful sports being football, basketball and athletics. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for exceptional teachers. You do not need to be a practising Catholic to apply.

We Offer:

  • An established and comprehensive induction programme for NQTs and other new staff
  • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management - excellent CPD and leadership development at all levels 
  • A supportive environment in which your enthusiasm will be encouraged, nurtured and rewarded
  • A working environment focused on Teaching and Learning and raising standards for all
  • A positive and stimulating school climate which values the contribution of all staff

We are looking for professionals with:

  • Evidence of excellent classroom practice or the potential to achieve it
  • A track record of successful student outcomes 
  • High expectations of pupil attainment and behaviour
  • The willingness to support our Catholic Ethos

If you have the passion and drive to contribute to the future development of the PE and Healthy Living Faculty at Bishop Challoner, we look forward to hearing from you.

How to Apply:

Your application is a direct permanent application to Bishop Challoner.

To apply, please request an application form from Faye Harrison at bishopchalloner@hays.com or call Faye on 0207 259 8770 for more information. Your application is a direct permanent application to our school (not through agency), Hays is our recruitment partner for all permanent appointments.

Closing Date: Wednesday 17th October 2018 @ 12 (noon)

Our federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

The Governing Body is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: 352 Commercial Road, Aldgate, London, E1 0LB, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7791 9500
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