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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    12 October 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS 1 – 6

PE Lead Teacher job summary

PE Lead Teacher

Place of work: St Leonard’s C of E Primary School, Exeter

Pupils on roll: 605

Job term: permanent

Pay scale: Main pay scale MPS 1 – 6

Appointment type: Full time, starting in January 2023

Job title: Non-class based PE Lead Teacher

Due to the promotion of the current post-holder, we are looking for an enthusiastic teacher who is dedicated to promoting and raising the standards of PE. If you are passionate about providing a range of sporting opportunities and motivating children to develop lifelong positive habits, we want to hear from you!

Responsibilities for the role are:

  • Lead the school’s PE curriculum
  • Teach PE to the highest standard across all primary age groups
  • Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in PE ensuring equality of opportunity for all
  • Lead the organisation and management of the school’s after school clubs offer (that run from 3-4pm) and deliver three sports clubs a week
  • Organise and manage all school sports competitions and tournaments, including any administration required
  • Support the Headteacher with managing the Sports Premium budget
  • Maintain the school’s recent Platinum Sports Award
  • Prepare and deliver Sports Days in the Summer Term for all pupils
  • Order, maintain and organise all sports equipment, ensuring it is in good working condition
  • Deliver staff training as PE Lead

St Leonard’s can promise you an established and dynamic leadership team who are committed raising standards. You will have the opportunity to work alongside us and make a real difference in our community.

We offer:

  • A welcoming, friendly school with a strong Christian ethos and set of values that underpin all that we do.
  • Children who are articulate, happy and motivated to learn.
  • The opportunity to work in a school with unique spacious grounds and sporting facilities close to the city centre.
  • A Headteacher who puts children at the heart of all decision making.
  • An exciting role within our growing organisation with opportunities for future career development within our own school and across our family of 18 schools within the St Christopher’s Trust.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have the ability to enable pupils to reach their full social and academic potential, underpinned by a strong personal philosophy and clear pedagogical subject knowledge.
  • Be happy to support the Church of England ethos of our school though our school values.
  • Be dedicated to raising standards and removing barriers to learning for pupils with the ability to challenge each pupil from whatever their starting point.
  • Have high expectations of themselves and pupils with a positive, can do and proactive nature.

Visits to the school are encouraged; please contact the school on 01392 666570 if you wish to make


Please visitwww.stchristophersmat.orgfor an application form. Your completed application form should be returned by email toHR@stcmat.org by 8:00am on Wednesday 12th October 2022. Interviews will be held on 17th October 2022 at St Leonard’s CofE Primary School, Exeter. There will be a number of tasks, including teaching a PE lesson on the day to a class of children at our school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful candidates. Candidates are encouraged to read our Safeguarding policy before applying.

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About St Leonard's (CofE) Primary School (VC)

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
569 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Email address

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen: St Leonard's C of E Primary School is seeking to appoint a non-class based PE Lead Teacher to start in January 2023. The role is to cover class teacher teacher’s PPA time and develop excellence in PE across the school.

Arranging a visit to St Leonard's (CofE) Primary School (VC)

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@stcmat.org.

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