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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

TMS/UPS dependent on applicant

Additional allowances

Special Educational Needs allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

a. Evidence of successful teaching experience to provide exemplar practice to staff and raise the quality of standards in teaching and learning.

b. Evidence of the ability to lead other professionals in curriculum activities.

c. Evidence of the ability to work co-operatively with multi-disciplinary professionals, governors and other agencies.

d. Evidence of the ability to promote a positive ethos and pride in the College together with high standards of education, care and behaviour.

e. Proven ability to use ICT in the organisation and management of their role.

f. Evidence of a sound knowledge of the current PE curriculum and a willingness to engage in curriculum development.

g. Evidence of contributing to College self-review.

h. Evidence of knowing the assessment requirements and arrangements for the subjects/curriculum areas they teach, including those relating to examinations and qualifications.

i. Evidence of developing effective communication strategies with all students.

j. Experience in managing small groups on off-site educational visits.

k. Evidence of contribution to school wide development.

l. A detailed knowledge of health, safety and safeguarding issues.

What the school offers its staff

Staff are well supported by the leadership team and are offered opportunities to progress on carefully planned career pathways. We know that each and every one of our staff have a pivotal role to play and we believe in supporting everyone to achieve their potential. Oak Grove College is a rewarding place to work and staff report high levels of job satisfaction.

We know that our staff work hard to do their very best each day for our students and we believe in looking after them well in return. We pay for an extensive health and welfare support service for all our staff which includes physiotherapy, counselling, mindfulness support, menopause support, chronic illness support, weight management and much, much more.

Oak Grove College has convenient road and rail links with good public transport available. It is a 15 minute walk from Durrington-on-Sea train station, there is a bus stop just by the entrance, a large car park for those travelling by car and good pedestrian access for those on foot.

New employees joining Oak Grove College are guaranteed a warm welcome from the whole community. Our motto is that ‘Everyone matters, every day counts’ and we strongly believe that this should include our entire college community.

Further details about the role

We are looking for a teacher who is:

  • Looking to work in a college with a positive and inclusive ethos.
  • Ability to deliver outstanding PE/OAA lessons to a range of learning needs and abilities.
  • To engage and motivate students across a range a physical activity disciplines such as swimming, trampolining, gymnastics, target and team games.
  • Able to assist the outdoor education programme including team building days and Duke of Edinburgh award expeditions.
  • Dynamic, creative and emotionally intelligent.

We welcome applications from teachers with excellent special or mainstream experience in primary or secondary sector. A programme of support and training will be offered to develop your understanding and skills in special educational needs within a supportive environment.

Applicants who are invited to interview will also be observed working with a class of students to demonstrate how they interact with students and structure learning. We fully intend to hold interviews face to face and will provide more information about how this can be conducted safely. However, if a remote interview is necessary candidates will need to be able to access IT and wi fi: we will support this if required and practical.

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About Oak Grove College

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
266 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number

Oak Grove College is a generic special school providing education for students with complex special educational needs and disabilities from 11 to 19 years old.

Arranging a visit to Oak Grove College

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

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