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  • Start date details

    September 2024 (although an earlier start date is negotiable)

  • Closing date

    14 March 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Maternity cover

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS/UPS £30,000 to £46,525

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an inspirational and dedicated Teacher of Physical Education (maternity cover). This teacher will join a busy, exciting and vibrant PE department in a high performing and supportive school. The person we are looking to appoint, will have the ability to motivate and inspire, as this is vital in this excellent department. This position will cover a period of maternity leave, starting in September 2024. The successful applicant will be able to teach PE across Key Stages 3 and 4. The ability to teach at Key Stage 5 would also be an advantage, but not essential.

We welcome applicants from both ECTs or experienced teachers who are passionate about the subject and want to broaden their experience in a dynamic and innovative department. There will be an expectation to support the PE department with a busy extra-curricular programme during and after school.

At St Simon Stock Catholic School, we offer excellent opportunities for career progression and CPD. We have a very supportive ethos and as such our community looks after each other, both staff and students. Student behaviour across the school is excellent and students are encouraged to reach their full potential and view the world as Global Citizens. The school also enjoys a good reputation locally, with committed colleagues and enthusiastic students.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits of working at St Simon Stock Catholic School

• A supportive and caring working environment for staff and students

• A school wide focus on wellbeing

• Staff laptop provided

• Dedicated and bespoke CPD time for all staff

• Personal development opportunities

• Employee Assistance Programme which offers counselling, financial guidance, legal enquiries with access to online health and wellbeing resources

Our Offer:

We create an environment where our staff can thrive and enjoy the work that they do which enables our young people to flourish, gain confidence, achieve and be happy. We have a reputation for fostering a very caring environment, working with love and a great record for investing in staff training and development.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Simon Stock Catholic School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and this position is subject to satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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About St Simon Stock Catholic School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1106 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Email address
Phone number

St Simon Stock Catholic School is a Catholic secondary school located in Maidstone, Kent and part of the Kent Catholic Schools’ Partnership (KCSP). This multi-academy trust (MAT), established by the Archdiocese of Southwark for Catholic education across Kent, currently comprises of 25 academies (20 primary and 5 secondary schools).
St Simon Stock is an over-subscribed, co-educational, high achieving school with a long tradition of academic success. We have over 1100 students on roll, including over 200 in Sixth Form and a staff of almost 100.
We value all our students equally and welcome the wide variety of cultures and experiences they bring to our school.
By modelling exemplary behaviour towards each other, carrying out service to others in school, at home and in the wider community, students develop a strong work ethic and sense of personal achievement helping them to take their place in the wider world.
We are rated by Ofsted as a Good Provider and in our last denominational inspection we were graded as Outstanding.

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