Teacher of Physical Education, Wiltshire

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Abbeyfield SchoolWiltshire

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Main pay scale
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Fixed term until October 2019 followed by maternity cover 0.6FTE

This is an exciting time to join Abbeyfield School: under the outstanding and dynamic Leadership Team, the school is moving from strength to strength. Our Ofsted in March 2017 described us as a ‘flourishing’ school with outstanding leadership and management and pupil behaviour. As a result, both the leaders and students are looking for high calibre teachers who are committed to delivering outstanding teaching and learning opportunities for all. Abbeyfield School provides lots of opportunities for career progression for applicants who are looking to develop their teaching and careers in the future. 

The Governors of Abbeyfield School are seeking to make the appointment of a dedicated and enthusiastic Physical Education Teacher (fixed term until October 2019, followed by maternity cover) to contribute to the high standards and reputation of the school. The successful candidate will have high expectations and be energetic and creative and will have the chance to join a team of successful and hardworking individuals in the PE faculty.

We have some excellent sporting facilities, including a 4 court sports hall, astro turf and extensive sports fields. We are committed to the development and success of our pupils and offer an extensive extra-curricular programme.  

We are seeking to recruit a well-qualified and ambitious teacher who has passion and enthusiasm for the subject. As well as possessing excellent subject knowledge, you will be an enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher, determined to achieve the highest standards for students with a clear focus on student achievement. You will be able to offer a variety of sports including netball, hockey and athletics, as well as delivering Level 2 Cambridge National in Sport.

This post would suit a new or experienced member of the profession. The school offers a comprehensive induction programme for all new staff and a strong commitment to continuing staff development and training.

Abbeyfield is a community school which occupies purpose built premises. It is situated in a beautiful location within commuting distance of Bath, Bristol and Swindon. The school was inspected in March 2017 and we pledge to offer the following:

  • A high performing and growing school – operating well above the national average in English and Maths;
  • Excellent leadership which believes in rapid and sustainable leadership;
  • A thriving sixth form where pupils make better progress than their peers across the country;
  • Outstanding behaviour;
  • Friendly and welcoming pupils who thrive in an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding.

For a full information pack, please see our website www.abbeyfieldschool.co.uk  or telephone 01249 464500

Completed applications should be emailed to recruitment@abbeyfield.wilts.sch.uk 

Close date for applications: 12.30pm, Friday 21 June 2019
Interview date: tbc 

Abbeyfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.



More about Abbeyfield School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Stanley Lane, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 3XB, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1249 464500
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