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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    13 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 October 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: Full time teaching working pattern as detailed in the Teachers Standard document

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - UPS3

Additional allowances

Depending on experience a TLR for addition duties as a Head of Year or Deputy Head of Year

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking a well-qualified and enthusiastic teacher for January 2024 who has a keen interest in teaching across the curriculum. The appointed person will be confident teaching a range of subject areas. You will have an understanding of the expectations and ethos of a highly academic school and an ability to challenge and motivate students to reach their full potential. The successful candidate will have a passionate belief in the power of sport and PE to change lives are essential.

Core Purpose:

  • To be an enthusiastic and committed teaching practitioner who will inspire students to achieve the very best through their leadership and practice.

  • To provide high quality teaching and provide a culture that promotes excellence, equality and high expectations of all teachers and teaching assistants.

  • To support the development and engagement in sport across the Academy; contributing to the team effort to put on extra-curricular activities which engage all learners regardless of ability.

  • To ensure there is quality first teaching, effective learning and high standards of achievement and behaviour across the academy

  • To develop the teaching, learning and assessment

  • To ensure all teaching standards are met which will lead to successful outcomes for all students at St Paul’s Academy in terms of spiritual and moral growth, progress and achievement, behaviour and attitudes and personal development.

  • To support the catholic ethos of the academy and support inclusion of all.

What the school offers its staff

● Excellent opportunities for professional development, including the Walk thru programme and resource support packages.

● Private healthcare benefits.

● Breakfast and lunch for all staff in the Academy Restaurant.

● Access to our on-site Gym facilities.

● The Elizabeth Line is on our doorstep, giving both flexibility in travel and access to a wealth of places across London, Heathrow Reading, Slough, Kent and the South East. This supports a vibrant social and recreational lifestyle alongside the benefits of transforming the lives of young people.

Further details about the role


  • To liaise with the other members of the department to ensure continuity and progression

  • To assist in the preparation, implementation and regular review of schemes of work, that provide a well coordinated programme of study and sporting development, that embed the National Curriculum and ensures pupils can make appropriate progress according to their sporting ability

  • Opportunities to incorporate SMSC education are seized at all times

  • To teach, KS3 and KS4 Physical Education as required by the Head of PE

  • To prepare and provide a PE curriculum and sporting activities appropriate to each year group and ability range

  • To prepare, set and mark homework when/as appropriate for pupils in accordance with the School’s Assessment for Learning Policy

  • To monitor standards of sporting achievement, ensuring that assessment within the department is regular and informative in accordance with the School’s Assessment for Learning Policy

  • To assist in the teaching and supervision of a full range of extra-curricular sporting activities including after school fixtures, tournaments, and events

  • To be committed to providing high quality experiences for pupils of all abilities

  • To foster positive attitudes, teamwork and leadership through physical activities

  • To establish a culture of endeavour, participation and engagement

Person Specification:

You will be:

  • A well-qualified and inspirational teacher.

  • An enthusiastic, determined and personable practitioner, able to motivate others.

  • Forward thinking and innovative.

  • Keen to work collaboratively with colleagues across the Academy.

The successful candidate will be:·

  • An inspiring and empathetic teacher with thorough subject knowledge

  • An engaging communicator able to inspire pupils, parents and colleagues

  • A good team player, making a full contribution to the place of PE across the School

  • Committed to providing opportunity for all to participate in Physical Education

Commitment to safeguarding

St Paul’s Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; it expects all members of staff to share this commitment.
This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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About St Paul's Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1120 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

St Paul’s Academy seeks to serve young people from both the Catholic and the local community, welcoming all those who embrace its values and share its quest for excellence:
• To provide opportunities for young people to develop the knowledge, skills and wisdom necessary for effective learning
• To enable learners to develop their intellectual, social, moral, spiritual and physical potential to the full in order to become proactive members of both the local and wider community
• To increase aspirations by exploiting educational innovations and opportunities in the best interests of our students and staff

Arranging a visit to St Paul's Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lisa.way@stpauls.greenwich.sch.uk.

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