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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Inner London Main Scale + TLR

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

Role Overview

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated teacher of PE who is ready to make the transition to their first curriculum leadership role, or a previous curriculum leader in PE who would like to have more autonomy for their department and a wider impact across a school.

The successful candidate will share the school’s vision and the belief that all young people should be able to enjoy a life of choice and opportunity and be committed to ensuring that every child can achieve their full potential.

Within a small school context, the person successful in this role will lead a small department, managing the teaching of Physical Education across KS1-KS4, with the possibility in the future of launching a KS5 qualification subject to pupil interest.

This is an exciting opportunity as the successful candidate will have creative control of the curriculum and extra-curricular offer for Health and Well-Being, as well as overseeing our Food Technology curriculum.

Person Specification

  • Unwavering belief in the vision and values of Reach Academy Feltham

  • Excellent teacher with a constant desire to improve

  • Highly organised and attentive to detail

  • Clear commitment to character education and the development of the whole child

  • Qualified teacher and good honours degree

  • Expansive knowledge and passion for your subject

  • QTS and a good honours degree (R);

  • At least three years teaching experience at Secondary level (R);

  • Values driven (R);

  • Strong and evidenced teaching ability, focused on excellent outcomes for all, especially the most vulnerable (D);

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal & organisational skills (D);

  • Excellent analytical numeracy and literacy (D);

  • Proven ability to motivate others towards an aspirational goal (D).

What the school offers its staff

We care deeply about our entire team. In order to take care of our students, we need to take care of one another. For this reason, Reach Schools offer great employee benefits throughout the year:

  • Weekly instructional coaching - Professional development is important to us, so much so that we offer collaborative and non-hierarchical coaching in a fun and shame-free environment, every week.

  • 10 inset days - To ensure outstanding staff training and provide time to deeply understand pupil data and plan for great outcomes.

  • 5 days term time leave - We understand that accessing desired time off for teachers and school staff can be difficult. Throughout the year, we offer opportunities for team members to accrue term-time leave.

  • Flexible Working - A diverse workforce with work-life balance is crucial for our school's stability. If you need to adjust your schedule for personal commitments or seek part-time or hybrid working, don’t hesitate to let us know.

  • Enhanced maternity pay - Reach Schools value families and community relationships. For this reason, we aim to be a support system for staff who are on maternity leave.

  • Free Friday breakfast - On Fridays we show our appreciation to one another as a staff team with encouraging shout-outs and delicious pastries.

The school’s vision is for every one of its students to: go on to enjoy lives of choice and opportunity. At Reach Academy Feltham we believe it is impossible to teach to high standards unless the teacher knows the children, both personally and academically. By keeping the school small, we believe it can create a community where no pupil is left behind and achieve academic success.We value and believe in the power of trusted relationships, pursuit of excellence, and strong leadership - for both students and staff. Reach Schools commit to providing the skills and attributes for students to achieve academic success and have the opportunity to attend university.

Commitment to safeguarding

Reach Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the processwelfare of children and young people.

In order to meet this responsibility all candidates will be subjected to a
rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable

Applying for the job

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About Reach Academy Feltham

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 18
School size
921 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Phone number

Welcome to Reach Academy Feltham. Our staff are all driven by our mission to equip all of our pupils with the skills, attitudes and academic qualifications to enable them to go on to enjoy lives of choice and opportunity. Our school focuses on bringing together the whole community in a shared dedication to do whatever it takes to achieve successful outcomes for the children we all love and care for.

We have the highest academic expectations whilst maintaining a loving, family-focused culture. As the Co-Headteachers, and supported by our Senior Leadership Team, we aim to know every pupil as an individual, harnessing the power of family relationships and all-through knowledge, to ensure that we can tailor our curriculum, support and resources to meet each child's needs and desires.

Arranging a visit to Reach Academy Feltham

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@reachacademy.org.uk.

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