21 days remaining to apply

  • Earliest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    19 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - This is an exciting opportunity to join our expanding school. We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and committed Head of PE who relishes making a difference to children's lives.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS Fringe

Additional allowances

TLR as Head of Department

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate should be able to deliver excellence in the classroom, providing innovative and inspirational teaching and learning through their aspirational curriculum. This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified candidate. This post is suitable for an experienced professional looking to further their expertise. The Priory School is not just a place to teach, but to educate. Through a whole school holistic approach, we focus on both academic and wider skills to prepare and develop every child for their life ahead.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you: ● To be part of a resilient and talented body of staff who work tirelessly every day to transform the lives of young people ● Staff Pension Scheme – Teacher Pension Scheme and Local Government Pension Scheme ● Wellbeing Improvement Sessions – In-house ● Occupational Health – Commitment to physical health ● Strong supportive and fully embedded systems to help induction or day to day triumphs or challenges ● Reward & Recognition Scheme ● Regular INSET Training ● A comprehensive CPD programme that is adapted to individual needs and includes a research based inquiry question as part of your professional development programme ● Opportunities for staff, at all levels, to assume additional responsibilities of a whole school nature; some with incentive allowances attached or time provided. As a result, many members of staff have been promoted internally ● ‘Buddy’ Initiative for new staff ● Fair & compassionate responses (where needed) and a flexible approach to staff requests ● Use of our 25m swimming pool for staff (conditions apply) ● A range of extra-curricular activities that staff can be involved with, including sports clubs, Green Power Car racing, sponsored walk, music concerts, school production, Priory Fest and a range of further clubs ● Access to Surrey County Council schemes, including childcare vouchers and cycle to work.

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About The Priory CofE Voluntary Aided School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
623 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
Phone number
01306 878782

The school has 632 students. We benefit from fantastic facilities which are set to improve further due to our expansion programme as student numbers grow. One of two secondary schools in the town of Dorking, we aim to provide inspirational teaching in a caring and supportive environment. Our Christian ethos and distinctiveness sets us apart from other schools and our inclusive approach means we welcome staff and students from all backgrounds.

Arranging a visit to The Priory CofE Voluntary Aided School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bgn@priorycofe.com.

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