• Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 May 2021 at 12:00 pm

  • Date listed

    14 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Physical education
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
£25,714 to £41,604 per annum (The salary will be dependent on experience but will follow either the Main scale or Upper pay range)

Job summary

We have high aspirations and expectations for each of our students. To achieve our aims, we recruit the most talented teachers to our schools and support their development, career progression and wellbeing within our Trust.
We are looking to appoint an inspirational leader to ensure the smooth running of the PE department. The PE Department is a team of excellent and supportive teachers who bring energy and enthusiasm to the delivery of their subject.
The right candidate will have the ambition and desire to play a significant role to lead the development of the Department including monitoring and evaluating the quality of teaching and learning. The ability to teach a wide range of sports across Key stage 3 and 4 and to support our extensive extra-curricular programme is essential. Knowledge of OCR GCSE PE specification and Cambridge National Sport Studies would be desirable. The postholder will teach Girls’ PE.
How does our curriculum work?
• as a vehicle to improving social mobility for the town of Melton Mowbray and surrounding areas
• regardless of starting points, all students access an aspirational and flourishing curriculum
• in addition to core curriculum, students are offered a wide range of option subjects
• we have a clear focus on transition between primary and secondary (as part of our ever-growing Trust)
• we are highly committed to offering all students the opportunity to take part in a wide range of enrichment activities, including sport, theatre and performance, outdoor learning and adventurous life-skill activities

Employee benefits

A TLR will also be offered

• an opportunity to work in an exciting, dynamic team with a ‘can do’ attitude to securing an exceptional education for all students at John Ferneley
• you will be working in a school committed to training, staff development and growing ourselves, so that learning and improvement sits at the heart of everything we do
• you will have the opportunity to become involved in a number of development projects to extend your leadership skills
• staff at John Ferneley are known for innovation and continually striving to improve the quality of teaching and learning. You will be joining a team of professionals who are seeking to be at the vanguard of educational developments, both nationally and internationally
• an environment with moral purpose at its heart
• an opportunity to indulge in a passion for your subject area and for teaching and autonomy to focus on subject mastery
• a climate that takes seriously the well-being of its very much valued teaching team
• a comprehensive well-being package of benefits and a sensible approach to teacher workload
• opportunities to develop your career within our growing Trust
• opportunities to extend your reach and impact into primary settings
• opportunities to extend your experience across a range of academic settings
• 1:1 support in strategic career planning
• a culture that takes work-life balance extremely seriously, supported by an internal Staff Well-being Officer and development team
• a personalised CPD programme to help you achieve all you are capable of
• aspirational, happy and hardworking students
• high aspirations for all stakeholders

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Education phase
School size
1187 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact phone number
01664 565 901

About John Ferneley College

John Ferneley College is a 11-16 secondary academy and part of the Mowbray Education Trust.

Located in the beautiful rural market town of Melton Mowbray, we serve around 1150 students from within Melton Mowbray and beyond.

Arranging a visit to John Ferneley College

If you are keen to find out more, then please contact Mrs N Teece (Secondary Lead) on: nteece@mowbrayeducation.org to arrange for an informal chat.

School location

Scalford Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1LH

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