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  • Job start date

    3 January 2023

  • Closing date

    12 December 2022 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    7 December 2022

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - January 23 - July 23

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Cove School is an 11-16 foundation school, graded good in all four categories by Ofsted. We are seeking to appoint a PE teacher who is an enthusiastic, committed and ambitious practitioner. You will teach across both KS3 and KS4, including GSCE practical and theory, and support a broad programme of extra-curriculum.

The successful candidate will have a keen interest in driving PE forward, developing extra-curricular sports for all abilities to enthuse students to develop their abilities as well as play competitively.

What the school offers its staff

Cove School has an ambitious and dynamic PE department where high quality teaching and student engagement is embedded across the curriculum. The PE department has a range of dedicated indoor and outdoor facilities, which has recently had considerable investment.

The PE team at Cove offer a wide range of sports, fitness and extra-curricular activities. The team lead DofE across the school, work closely with our primary feeder schools and engages with a wide range of cross-curricular work within the school.

The school will offer the successful candidate:

  • Excellent support and extensive opportunities for professional development.
  • Opportunities to work cross-curricular if desired.
  • Personal laptop for use in and out of school.
  • Great students who are proud to be part of the school.
  • An open and honest professional culture and learning community.

If you are interested in becoming part of our PE team, building on our success and joining us on our exciting journey to become an outstanding school, we would love to hear from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

Cove School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks.
As part of Keeping Children Safe in Education we may perform an online search as part of our due diligence checks on shortlisted candidates. This search could be carried out across publicly accessible social media platforms, blogs, or professional networks.

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About Cove School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
961 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01252 542397

Arranging a visit to Cove School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email l.husted@coveschool.uk.

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