This job expired on 20 May 2024

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • To maintain and build upon the standards achieved in the award for QTS Secondary as set out by the Teacher’ Standards.

  • Contribute to the safeguarding and promotion of the welfare and personal care of children and young people with regard to school policy and Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy & Procedures.
  • To support all school policies and procedures.
  • Manage student learning through effective teaching in accordance with the Department’s schemes of work and policies.
  • Ensure continuity, progression and cohesiveness in all teaching.

  • Set and mark homework regularly in accordance with the school policy, to consolidate and extend learning and encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning.

  • Work with EAL/SEND staff and support staff, contribute towards IEP implementation to maximise effectiveness within lessons.

  • Support individual learning, including students on the school and subject Most Able registers, by planning work with appropriate challenge and monitoring and reviewing student outcomes regularly

  • Set high expectations for all students.

  • Work within the Assessment for Learning Strategy, using clear and precise learning objectives and defining criteria for success and progress for each lesson

  • To monitor student progress, keeping student records that include assessment outcomes and targets set at regular intervals in line with school policy, to enable all students to achieve their full potential.

  • Work effectively as a member of the Department team to improve the quality of teaching and learning, by contributing to the Department Improvement Plan and implementing and monitoring change.

  • Implement new initiatives, school, local or national, by adapting classroom procedures accordingly, monitoring progress and reflecting on pedagogical outcomes.

  • Use positive management of behaviour in an environment of mutual respect that allows students to feel safe and secure and promotes their self-esteem.

  • Assist in development of resilience and positive emotional well-being.

  • Use a variety of methods and adapted approaches to match curricular objectives and the range of student needs.

What the school offers its staff

Teacher of PE

Colchester County High School for Girls, Alpha Trust

Norman Way, Colchester, Essex, CO3 3US. Tel: 01206 576973



Closing date: Monday 20 May 2024

Required: September 2024

Candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible as we will be selecting and interviewing candidates as and when applications that meet the criteria are received. Colchester County High School reserves the right to close the application process early should a suitable candidate be identified.

We have a unique and rare opportunity to appoint a dynamic and innovative Teacher of PE to teach PE throughout the school at Key Stages 3, 4 and 5. We would welcome applications from Early Career Teachers or those on ITT courses due to qualify in 2024.

Our students are high achievers who are focused, hardworking and self-motivated; many go on to further study at top universities. Progress 8 in 2023 was an outstanding +0.99, ranking the school as one of the highest achieving state schools in the country.

Colchester County High School for Girls is a selective girls’ grammar school and lead school for Alpha Trust. This school is a stimulating and friendly environment to work in, with an established programme of staff induction, training and development opportunities across Alpha Trust and Alpha Teaching School Hub. The Executive Principal is an NLE. We are an outward-facing establishment committed to professional development and teacher-led action research. This is an amazing environment in which to teach and learn; creativity and innovation abound!

Colchester County High School for Girls is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

All applications must be on the school application form and supported by a covering letter, addressed to the Executive Principal, outlining suitability for the post.

For an application pack please contact recruitment@cchsg.com or download the application form from our website: www.cchsg.com.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Colchester County High School for Girls

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1149 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Colchester County High School for Girls is part of Alpha Trust. It is a selective state school for academically able students aged from 11 to 18 years which consistently achieves public examination results at the highest level and Ofsted "Outstanding". Admission to the school is via the 11+ examination in Year 7; the school also admits academic students to the Sixth Form. The school is lead for the North East Essex Teaching School Alliance and Colchester Teacher Training Consortium is based on the site. Situated a mile to the west of central Colchester, the school is set in its own extensive grounds on a large, quiet campus.

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