46 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 August 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2024

Job details

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Subject

Physical Education (PE)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,598.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) M1 to UPS3 (RSTP 1 to 9); UNQ scale for a member of the team with no teaching qualification

Teacher of PE job summary

The Governors at Reading School are seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspiring and enthusiastic Teacher of PE to join our team on a one-year contract.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering core PE lessons across a range of activities including gymnastics, athletics, and various other curriculum sports. In addition, the role involves supporting our extensive extra-curricular programme, which includes sports such as rugby, football, cricket, basketball, hockey and lacrosse.

PE and sport at Reading School are crucial in character development and in supporting academic excellence. We pride ourselves on our vibrant community, where students and staff collaborate to achieve outstanding results in both academics and extra-curricular activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Delivering high-quality PE lessons across a range of activities.
  • Supporting and enhancing our extra-curricular sports programmes.
  • Teaching and supporting students.
  • Mentoring and providing feedback to pupils.
  • Building positive relationships with students and staff.
  • Collaborating effectively as a team player within the PE department.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • A degree in Sport Science or similar.
  • Ability to coach and mentor pupils effectively in a variety of sports.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to build strong relationships with students and colleagues.
  • A clean driving license is desirable.

What We Offer:

  • A supportive and collaborative working environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • Access to excellent sports facilities.
  • A chance to make a significant impact on students' physical education and overall well-being.

If you are passionate about physical education and eager to inspire the next generation of students, we would love to hear from you. Apply now and become a valued member of the Reading School community!

At Reading School, we have a clear educational philosophy and a deeply rooted commitment to social mobility. In all we do we seek to nurture character and develop academic excellence, and we know that what we do really matters. More than 10% of our Year 7 students come from disadvantaged backgrounds and we are proud of the difference that we make. In 2023, the school was rated the Sunday Times South East State School of the Year.

We are a short walk from central Reading and close to transport links. Reading is a diverse place to live with arts, culture and heritage at the heart of the town.

Reading School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Reading School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Successful candidates must be willing to undergo an Enhanced DBS Disclosure and complete relevant pre-employment checks in line with our Safer Recruitment policy. Full details of our Safeguarding - Staff Recruitment Policy can be found on our website.

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About Reading School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1138 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Combining a distinguished heritage, a positive reputation for outstanding academic achievement and a commitment to high standards of pastoral care, at Reading School we aspire to be a school with excellence at the heart of everything we do. We are situated 15 minutes walk from central Reading and close to transport links. Reading is a diverse place to live with arts, culture and heritage at the heart of the town.

We offer an exceptional all-round education enabling each student to realise his academic, cultural or sporting potential. A Selective Boys’ School, Reading School takes both day and boarding students. In 2022, the school was rated the Sunday Times South East State School of the Year and awarded 'outstanding' in the Boarding Ofsted Inspection in February 2020.

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