2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Starting as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Fixed term for up to one year

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to changing room supervision a female member of staff would be required for this role.

The Teacher of PE (Maternity Cover) will:

  • be responsible for teaching classes in the Academy using their skill, experience and best endeavors and in accordance with Teachers’ Standards.
  • have the ability to inspire and enthuse staff and students about their subject;
  • undertake before / after school and break / lunch duties as part of the teacher duty team
  • contribute to the wider life of the Academy, for example by supporting the extra-curricular activities within the Department.


The professional competencies expected of the Teacher of PE (Maternity Cover) are to:

  • Be an Outstanding Teacher (or have the potential to be) with evidence of impact on pupil outcomes with a proven track record of total commitment to helping every pupil achieve their very best and make progress;
  • Have excellent understanding of what constitutes excellence in teaching and learning;
  • Have a keen understanding of data and be able to analyse patterns in performance over time;
  • Be a positive role model for pupils and staff on a day-to-day basis;
  • Collaborate effectively with staff, parents/carers and students;
  • The ability to communicate clearly and tactfully using appropriate methods and

an awareness of the impact of your own communication on others;

  • Able to maintain positive relationships with all and able to work as an effective and

flexible part of a team; willing to change methods of work and routines to benefit

the team;

  • Be able to multi-task and work under pressure;
  • Be flexible and resilient in managing and executing their daily responsibilities;
  • Able to demonstrate strong planning and organisational skills;
  • Willingness to accept responsibility for your own actions;
  • The ability to prioritise effectively, meet deadlines and accept challenges.

The qualifications and experience required of the Teacher of PE (Maternity Cover) are:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • GSCE in English & Maths grade C or above
  • Graduate, educated to degree level 2.2 or above

What the school offers its staff

Maternity Cover, full time or part-time considered, MPS – UPS, fixed term for up to one year, starting as soon as possible.

Due to changing room supervision a female would be required for this position.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon 29 February 2024

Interviews to be held on: TBC

Complete an application form by going to: https://bit.ly/49onPIN

Or for more information, contact the HR team on 01953 609012, hr@setrust.co.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, therefore all applicants must be prepared to undergo a number of checks to confirm their suitability to work with children and young people. The Trust welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. In accordance with the Department of Education’s “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates before interview.

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About City Academy Norwich

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
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School size
699 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
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City Academy Norwich is a dynamic, nurturing learning community with the highest expectations and aspirations for our students and staff. We strive to ensure that every child, irrespective of their starting point, receives an excellent education enabling them to become the best version of themselves. We are committed to ensuring all our students succeed and embrace the opportunities and experiences available to them.

City Academy Norwich is part of the Sapientia Education Trust, working together to build a highly successful community Academy for all our students.

Arranging a visit to City Academy Norwich

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@setrust.co.uk.

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