This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    8 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Suitable for early career teachers
Physical education
Working pattern
Part time
Contract type
Fixed term (1 November 2021 until 30 April 2022)
Main Pay Scale or Upper Pay Scale, depending on experience.

Job summary

The Cooper School is currently seeking to appoint a dynamic and passionate Teacher of PE, to support the Department in developing the teaching and learning of PE in accordance with school policies and in pursuit of the highest standards of student achievement. This is a part-time role of 0.6fte, and is fixed term from 1 November 2021 until 30 April 2022 to cover maternity leave.

In this role you will prepare and deliver lessons to a range of classes of different ages and abilities, whilst giving appropriate feedback and maintain records of pupils' progress and development. You will also research new topic areas, maintaining up-to-date subject knowledge, and devise and write new curriculum materials.

The successful candidate will have excellent teaching skills and the ability to inspire and motivate The Cooper School’s students to achieve outstanding results. There will be some PSHE teaching required and therefore the ability to teach this subject is highly desirable.

We can offer you:

the opportunity to work with experienced and value driven colleagues;

an innovative and supportive working environment;

caring, well behaved and motivated students;

a genuinely happy and friendly academy community;

a commitment to Continual Professional Learning and Development;

strong links with and support from the wider academy;

a vibrant and diverse environment where everyone is valued;

free on-site parking.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. Please contact Human Resources to make arrangements by telephone on 01869 362697 or email

CVs will not be considered without a completed application form - Further details and an application form are available on our website

The closing date for all applications is Monday 18 October 2021, 9am.

Bernwode Schools Trust have the right to interview and appoint at any time throughout this recruitment process. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

Bernwode Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding children. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (formerly CRB) in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

Details of the Academy’s policies relating to the Employment of Ex-Offenders and the Secure Storage, Handling, Use, Retention and Disposal of Disclosure and Barring Certificates and Disclosure information are included on our recruitment webpage.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1299 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01869 362697

About The Cooper School

At The Cooper School, we pride ourselves on being forward thinking in terms of curriculum decisions which support our students; focused on improving learning through the use of new technologies and determined to continuously refine our approaches to teaching and learning. tive for our students.

Joining us as a member of staff at The Cooper School means being able to see the big picture for the students here. It means that whilst we always strive for academic excellence, we also place great value upon students becoming adaptable, resourceful and enquiring. These are the sort of skills that will enable them to become effective citizens, just as much as their academic results will. As such, we encourage independent learning, enrichment initiatives and House-based teamwork and co-operation.

Working here is an opportunity to flourish as a professional. We ‘grow our own’ leaders. Many new staff have taken on additional responsibilities which is a mark of their quality and commitment to making progress in their own careers as well as their desire to become part of a successful and positive organisation.

School location

Churchill Road, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX26 4RS

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