Teacher of Sport, Surrey

Closing date:Expiring soon

Reigate CollegeSurrey

Date posted:
Start date: 1 September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Salary for full time is up to £40,092 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Post

The College is seeking to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and hardworking teacher to join the highly successful and expanding Sport Department on a temporary basis, in the first instance. The successful applicant will be required to teach BTEC Level 2 and Level 3 Sport. However, the ability to offer BTEC Public Services would be an advantage.

The full or part-time, fixed-term post is available from 1 September 2019 until 3 July 2020, in the first instance.

Our ideal person will be able to demonstrate a track record of success in delivering the highest standards and achieving outstanding results. The post holder must be confident in the use of Information Technology in all aspects of their work.

The post would equally suit an experienced or newly qualified teacher.

The Department

The Department is housed in the purpose-built Sports Centre. The complex includes a large Sports Hall, smaller Sports Hall and Gym. All classrooms are fully equipped with data projectors, white boards, Wi-Fi and desktop computers. The Department has access to mobile learning devices to further enhance learning.

The Department also has access to Tennis Courts on site and three Football pitches and a Rugby pitch off-site at the College’s local playing fields. The College firmly believes in promoting sporting opportunities to students and attracts students who represent their county and country at various sports including: gymnastics, badminton, swimming, martial arts, golf and futsal. The College has a number of sports teams including: men’s football, women’s football, netball, hockey, men’s rugby, women’s rugby and basketball.

The Department teaches in a collaborative style, with all staff contributing to centralised resource packs. Students regularly progress onto university courses for PE, Sport, Sports Management, Sports Development, Coaching and Teaching.

The Department has eleven other members of teaching staff who work closely as a team in a friendly and co-operative manner. Strong emphasis is given to mutual support by the exchange of ideas and materials. The Department also has access to an experienced technician who provides support across the courses.


The Department offers BTEC Level 2 and Level 3 Sport, BTEC Level 2 and Level 3 Public Services, Level 2 Community Sports Leadership, Level 2 Fitness Instructing (Gym Based Exercise) and Level 3 Personal Training.

All of the course grades are consistently high with 95% of BTEC Sport students achieving Distinction* and Distinction grades last year (100% D*-M).


The salary for this post is up to £40,092 per annum (FTE).


Applicants are asked to complete and return the Teachers application form to the Personnel Department by email to jobs@reigate.ac.uk as soon as possible, but no later than 9.00am on Tuesday 23 April 2019.

When completing their application, candidates are asked to indicate:

• BTEC Results (Distinction*-Merit grades, retention, value added)

• Particular strengths, experiences and interests that you would bring to this post

• What you are able to bring to College life outside of your teaching commitment

• Which Sports you play regularly and to what level

• Whether you have the ability to coach any team sports

• Whether you are applying for a full or part-time post (including min/max percentages for part-time)

• Whether you are able to offer BTEC Public Services

Reigate College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and a comprehensive screening process will be undertaken on successful applicants including an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

More about Reigate College
Phase: Further Education
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Castlefield Road, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0SD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1737 221118
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About the College  

Reigate College is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational, sixth form college situated in Reigate, Surrey. It educates students from 16-19 years on a single site, recruiting approximately 35% of learners from local partne...