Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 April 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Physical education
Working pattern
Full time
32.5 hours, 52 weeks
Contract type
Fixed term (to cover maternity leave)
£25,714 - £41,604 per year

Job summary

We are looking for an energetic and dedicated practitioner, who can make a significant contribution to our academy by engaging, enthusing, and challenging students to achieve their very best in the subject. You will have excellent subject knowledge and be well informed on current educational developments and initiatives.

You will be joining a team of colleagues who are passionate about ensuring that all students enjoy the subject and are focused on securing the best outcomes for our students. We work collaboratively to share good practice, both within the faculty, across the academy and within the Trust as a whole.

We have a first-class facility, and we are looking for someone who can continue to get great results already achieved, through hard work and dedication of students and staff in this Faculty. If you are interested in joining our friendly and forward-thinking team and you have the skills and qualities required, then we would be delighted to hear from you. Ideally, we would like to appoint a teacher with the ability to teach Key Stage 4 and 5 Vocational sports.

The Trust believes that professional development is key to being successful and offers excellent opportunities for colleagues to grow and achieve. We provide tailored CPD and professional development, mentoring, strong support and a range of developmental opportunities across the Trust.

In Return
We strive to be an Employer of Choice and are committed to the wellbeing and development of our colleagues. You will join a supportive, warm and friendly community and enjoy an excellent benefits package, which includes:
- an EAP Scheme
- health cash plan scheme
- Cycle2Work scheme
- Discounted gym membership

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

Applying for the job

You can apply directly to the Trust People Team via the Trust website or email your application to You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1366 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

About The Pingle Academy

We are part of The de Ferrers Trust - a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire, consisting of three Secondary Academies and four Primary Academies. We are a co-educational, comprehensive, secondary school for students aged 11-18, situated on a large secure site at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. We benefit from a wide range of specialist facilities, including a floodlit astro-turf area, Learning Support Base, Autism Resource Centre and a purpose built Sixth Form Centre.

Our vision is to ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background. At The Pingle Academy, we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and future every day.

Arranging a visit to The Pingle Academy

 Applicants for positions are welcome to visit the Academy by contacting the Academy on 01283 216837. 

School location

Coronation Street, Swadlincote, Derbyshire, DE11 0QA

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