Teacher of Physical Education, Withington, South Manchester

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Withington Girls' SchoolWithington, South Manchester

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Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teacher of PE, full time

Location: Withington, South Manchester

A well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher is required to join a thriving PE Department in this happy and outstandingly successful independent day school for girls. 

Physical Education is a vital element of our pupils’ school experience from its very beginning Withington has had a strong sporting tradition and we strive to promote physical well-being, encouraging pupils to enjoy both competitive and recreational sport so that they learn the value of regular exercise, healthy living and team membership as part of preparation for life. We have created more space and are improving the quality of our sporting facilities here at Withington, we want to encourage greater participation and a deeper enjoyment of compulsory and extra-curricular sport and exercise among our girls.

We are currently extending and enhancing our current sports facilities into a bigger, better Sports Centre that we can be proud of, our other facilities include playing fields, a floodlit astroturf pitch, two floodlit netball courts and a large grassed area. Indoors there is a large modern Sports Hall and a Gym/Dance Studio and a fitness suite; Sixth Form pupils have open access in their free time and it is used in lessons from year 9 onwards. Our recently installed floodlights have opened up many more opportunities to continue winter sports practice and to host Home matches on dark winter afternoons. 

Further details of our project can be found on the school website:

https://www.wgs.org/development/sport/plan-sports-withington/

If you have experience of teaching PE from KS2 through to GCSE; have had responsibility for the teaching, coaching and ongoing development of netball and ideally tennis and can show a full commitment to the extra-curricular life of the School, we would be delighted to receive an application from you. 

Further details of the role and application process, can be obtained from the school’s website. Closing Date: 21st April 2018 Interview date will take be confirmed on the school website shortly. 

email: recruitment@wgs.org 

Web: www.wgs.org 



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 7 - 18 years
Address: Wellington Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, Lancashire, M14 6BL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 2241077
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Withington Girls’ School was founded in 1890 by a small group of eminent and far-sighted Manchester families who wanted the same educational opportunities to be available for their daughters as were already available to their sons. In keeping with th...