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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Job role

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 per week, Monday to Friday

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Salary is dependent on experience and qualifications. £20, 598 to 41,333

Additional allowances

SEN allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Qualified to degree level and above.
  • Coaching qualifications
  • Evidence of continued professional development within sport/Physical education


  • QTS in the UK, PGCE or similar.
  • Duke of Edinburgh Qualifications and /or experience
  • Accredited Practitioner for the Institute of Outdoor Learning
  • PTLLS qualification

What the school offers its staff

Government pension scheme

Free parking

Support and coaching


Further details about the role

Teaching PE Responsibilities:

  • To plan, deliver and assess appropriate lessons which ensure that the potential of all students is fulfilled.
  • To contribute positively and accept delegation, with colleagues, to the production, implementation and evaluation of department Schemes of Work and resources.
  • To encourage students by regular marking, advising constructively by using targets and giving appropriate praise.
  • To be aware of individual students’ needs, whether they are academic or social, and liaise with support staff when necessary.
  • To monitor assessment through use of data and target setting, and to maintain records of assessments of the students.
  • To ensure equality of students regardless of ability, age, class, culture, disability, faith, gender, race or sexual identity.
  • To follow the ethos of the Forge School by promoting high standards of all students and maintaining high expectations both in and out of lessons.
  • To provide a positive environment where effective teaching and learning can take place and create opportunities for students to develop wider skills for later life.
  • To communicate effectively and be willing to develop and share good practice with colleagues, in meetings and through lesson observations.
  • To be committed to the demands of a high achieving school, both in the classroom and beyond.
  • To remain familiar with national and local initiatives within the subject area and focus on own professional development to the benefit of students.
  • To comply with the school’s Health & Safety Policy and undertake risk assessments as appropriate.
  • To undertake duties on where required on a rota basis.
  • To set cover work during any periods of absence
  • Duties may vary to meet the changing demands of the school at the reasonable discretion of the Head Teacher.

Duke of Edinburgh Responsibilities:

  • Liaison with national DofE authority
  • Renewal and updating relevant licences and risk assessments
  • Promoting the Award in School amongst students
  • To plan a programme of activities that is suitable for each group or young person that you work with and that reflects their needs and experience.
  • Maintenance of student log books, including signing off where appropriate
  • Monitoring student progress in meeting with requirements for service, skills and physical recreation
  • Arranging and facilitating opportunities for students to take part in activities which can contribute to service, skills and physical recreation
  • Arranging practise and qualifying expeditions including liaison with tutors, year managers and expedition leaders for group planning, including providing materials
  • Maintenance of expedition equipment and purchase of new equipment as necessary
  • Accompanying and supporting expeditions

Outdoor Education

Key Responsibilities Will Include

  • Creating a bespoke timetable including off site activities
  • Facilitating both indoor and outdoor learning experiences to enhance students’ wellbeing.
  • Making use of the great outdoor space on site and on-site facilities to help engagement.
  • To plan a programme of activities that is suitable for each group or young person that you work with and that reflects their needs and experience.
  • To ensure that you have the correct equipment and qualification to supervise any activity you lead.
  • To ensure that all activities have a risk assessment and continue to assess the changing nature of the risk each time you work with a group or individual young person, this should include obtaining an up to date and relevant weather forecast.
  • To ensure that all records are kept up to date.
  • Always ensure the safety of participants, following industry-standard protocols and procedures.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive environment, encouraging participants to step out of their comfort zones and embrace new challenges.
  • Provide clear and engaging instruction, adapting your approach to suit the needs and abilities of different groups.
  • Inspire and motivate participants to develop their skills, build confidence, and foster a love for outdoor activities.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Forge ensures that all children learn in a safe, caring and enriching environment. Children are taught and offered support to keep themselves safe, to develop positive and healthy relationships and to avoid situations where they might be at risk, including being exploited by others.
The Forge recognises safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is everyone’s responsibility. Everyone who comes into contact with children and their families has a role to play.

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About The Forge Secondary Short Stay School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
School size
33 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Young people often show a range of unhelpful behaviours to hide their own vulnerability. At The Forge we seek to offer schools, families and pupils a range of options to help make rapid progress, encourage re-engagement and allow change from within.

Situated in Redditch, Worcestershire, the Forge has been meeting the relational and
educational needs of children unable to access mainstream school for many years.
To support children and families to flourish based on Trauma Informed Practice models and to educate pupils to the highest level possible in order for them to access the next steps in their life be it further education, employment or training.

Arranging a visit to The Forge Secondary Short Stay School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jjarvis@theforge.worcs.sch.uk.

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