We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic qualified teacher of PE to join our thriving PE department. The successful candidate must have a creative approach to teaching and should be able to motivate and engage students in Sport.
The PE department benefits from a newly opened Sports Centre comprising a Sports Hall, office, fitness suite, changing facilities and classroom alongside the All Weather Pitch. The Head of PE will be shortly on maternity leave. This post will be filled by a current member of the team and thus this post for Teacher of PE ( ideally female) has become vacant.
We require a teacher to cover for this maternity leave from September 2018 until the end of the Spring term 2019 (the successful applicanmt could start earlier than this if they are available). The department is made up of a Head of Department, a male PE teacher and a part time Female PE teacher and a Sports Development Officer, PE is well regarded within the school for its success at GCS ( BTEC level 1/level2 First Award in sport), with the highest results in 2017. We are looking for a teacher who will be able to deliver routinely good lessons in all year groups.
Governors and Senior Leaders are keen for this post to nurture the talents of our wonderful students and ensure they have opportunities to, build on their talents and be successful in Sport. We value the skills and learning experience that practical subjects can offer. To this end, we require a teacher who is ambitious, forward thinking and creative and who is prepared to work within the department and across the school.
St Joseph’s Catholic High School is a popular school. We are situated in an area of outstanding beauty on the fringes of the Western Lake District which provides a lovely place to live and work and unique extra–curricular opportunities for our students. We offer a very supportive staff community. We have dedicated CPD and or department time on a weekly basis. We ensure dedicated planning and preparation time by allocating more than the 10% normally afforded to staff. In return the person appointed will have:
• A commitment to the Catholic ethos of the school
• High standards and expectations
• Highly developed inter personal skills
• A commitment to teamwork
• A positive outlook
If you would like more information on the job or a visit to the school, please telephone Sybil Worsley, Business Manager on 01900 873290. Applications to be returned to Sybil Worsley at the school address. Closing date : 23rd April 2018; Interviews 30th April 2018 The school is committed to safer recruitment procedures and all applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS This is not an equal opportunities school.