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Teacher of PE

Longfield Academy, Longfield, Kent, DA3 7PH

This job expired on 17 October 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    17 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS + London Fringe Allowance

Teacher of PE job summary

About the role: Are you an inspiring Teacher of PE who is keen to start an exciting new role from January 2023? We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and engaging Teacher of PE to join us at Longfield Academy, who can deliver high-quality learning opportunities for our students in this curriculum area. The successful candidate will bring with them passion for this subject area with an overarching ability to engage our students. ​​​​​Applications are welcomed from both experienced and Early Career Teachers (ECTs) as we can offer fantastic professional development at every stage of a teacher’s career. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Our successful candidate will join a highly motivated team of superbly collaborative teachers committed to a creative and stimulating approach to teaching and learning, instilling a passion for PE in our students. A passion and drive for running extra-curricular activities is essential!

The success candidate will be responsible for:

  • delivering GCSE and A Level Physical Education specification as set out by the examination board alongside IB-MYP at KS3
  • setting work that challenges and engages students, leading to good student progress in individual lessons and over time
  • monitoring standards of attainment, progress across classes - targeting key groups to develop strategies and intervention that supports good progress
  • contributing to the extra curricular activities at Longfield Academy.​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​This is a permanent, fulltimeroleoffering MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + London FringeAllowance.

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About Longfield Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1026 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01634412200

Working with us: Longfield Academy offers a friendly and supportive working environment with innovation and collaboration at the heart of everything we do. The academy is recognised as an International Baccalaureate (IB) world school and delivers the Middle Years Programme (MYP) to students in years 7 -9. Our most recent inspection in 2018 confirmed that Longfield Academy continues to provide strong educational outcomes for students. The richness of our extracurricular activities allows our students to excel in drama, music, sports and STEM. Leaders of the academy are highly ambitious for all of the students. We have a strong drive for school improvement underpinned by a relentless focus on the core business of improving teaching and learning. We do not limit that ambition to the outcomes of public examinations; our students being prepared for life is equally as important to everyone at the academy. Our pastoral system is truly exceptional and we pride ourselves on the quality of care for every student. Our Post-16 provision continues to go from strength to strength, rated in the top 10% for Kent, with our students securing places at top universities.

Longfield Academy benefits from modern, state-of-the-art facilities for learning across all subject areas. We have a thorough and robust approach to school improvement, and the academy is well on course to becoming a truly Outstanding school.

The school is heavily oversubscribed in year 7 and year 12. For more information about our academy, please click here.​​​​​​​

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Being part of Leigh Academies Trust: As of 1st September 2022, our Trust comprises 30 geographically organised academies (14 secondaries, 14 primaries and 2 special) educating 20,000 students, and employing 3,000 talented staff. The Trust is establishing four ‘clusters’ of academies: North Kent; Central Kent; South East London; Medway. In addition, the Trust is responsible for one of the region’s biggest initial teaching training organisations, a large teaching school hub and is an accredited apprenticeship provider. Our future plans are found in our Vision 2030 document available on our website.​​​​​​​

As part of Leigh Academies Trust, you will have ample opportunity to collaborate with your peers both within the academy and across the whole Trust. This is an important part of our vision as we know through experience that we perform better when we work together. You are supported to undertake regular self-development to continue your professional development and hopefully progress further within the organisation.

Our commitment to safeguarding: Leigh Academies Trust and all of our academies are committed to ensuring the highest levels of safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils, and we expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We adopt a fair, robust and consistent recruitment process across all academies and business units which is inline with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance. This includes online checks for shortlisted candidates - you can read more about this in our Recruitment Guidance. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, references, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check. ​​​​​​​

Our commitment to equality and diversity: As a Trust, we are passionate about diversity and recognise that as individuals, we all bring something unique to the role regardless of any protected characteristics which is why we treat all of our people equally, without compromise. We are committed to providing equality and fairness throughout our recruitment and employment practices and not discriminating on any grounds​​​​​.

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