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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Physical education

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Katharine Lady Berkeley's School wishes to appoint an enthusiastic member of staff to teach physical education from 1st September 2024.

This is a full-time permanent contract, which is suitable for both ECTs and applicants with previous teaching experience, to teach PE from KS3 to KS5. Early Careers Teachers are appointed on Point 2 of the Main Scale to provide some assistance with the costs of travelling.

The successful candidate will have:

  • a passion for education;
  • strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • the ability to inspire and motivate others;
  • a clear understanding of the nature of and how to promote effective learning;
  • a track record of successful student outcomes across the Key Stages;
  • a commitment to comprehensive education and supporting every child to achieve high standards;
  • energy, resilience, a sense of humour and the determination to see things through.

What the school offers its staff

Katharine Lady Berkeley’s is a large comprehensive school of 1525 students with 265 in the Sixth Form. A high performing school that sits at the heart of the local community with extensive links to the surrounding area, the school is within easy commuting distance of Bristol and Gloucester being just 10 minutes from Junction 14 of the M5.

The school runs an extensive extra-curricular programme, catering for a wide range of activities from a recreational level up to elite level sport. The major sports played by the boys are hockey, rugby, football, cricket and athletics. These run alongside a range of clubs in less traditional sports such as fencing, handball and archery. The successful candidate will be expected to teach boys’ PE in Years 7 to 11 and mixed groups at GCSE and at A Level.

The school has outstanding onsite facilities, as well as extensive playing fields. We have a full size sports hall, fitness suite, dance studio, six netball courts, a 3G Astro and full size sand-based AstroTurf. As part of the Government’s School Rebuilding Programme we have a new activity studio with changing rooms which has replaced our gymnasium.

We are committed to providing high quality professional development and the opportunities to develop leadership skills and experience through our CPD programme.

For a wider appreciation of the school, please see the school website.

Further details about the role

Our application form should be accompanied by a letter, of no more than two sides of A4, explaining why you have applied for this position at KLB and how your experience to date has prepared you for this role.

The closing date for applications is Tuesday 21st May 2024 at midday. Please note that interviews may be arranged prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Appointment will be subject to satisfactory full enhanced DBS and barred list, prohibition order, identity and qualifications checks.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to jgreen@klbschool.org.uk

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About Katharine Lady Berkeley's School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1528 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Katharine Lady Berkeley’s School is a very successful comprehensive school with excellent results at GCSE and at A level. The school is within easy commuting distance of Bristol and Gloucester.

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