This job expired on 6 October 2023

  • Start date details

    December 2023

  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

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Physical Education (PE)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

Main Scale - Upper Pay Scale

Teacher of PE - Maternity Cover (1 Year) job summary

Can you inspire young people with your passion for PE?  If so, we would like to meet you!

We are looking for an excellent teacher, experienced or NQT, who has experience of successfully teaching PE to raise standards and achieve ‘outstanding’ outcomes.

The ideal candidate will:

·         Be willing to teach both girls and boys in single and mixed sex groups.

·         Have a track record of success in teaching PE.

·         Have a flexible, aspirational and enthusiastic attitude.

·         Have a passion for motivating students and improving outcomes.

·         Be reflective and have a desire to work effectively in partnership with parents and students.

·         Have a desire to set high expectations, embrace change and challenge and support each other as part of a highly committed team

Tile Cross Academy is a small and caring 11-16 mixed comprehensive school that was created on 1st May 2017 and is part of Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust.  We are proud winners of ‘School of the Year’ and have high expectations for our students in which they develop through the use of our Character Programme. We aim to provide a high quality education in an atmosphere of mutual respect where each individual is valued as an important member of our school community.  With the wide range of backgrounds and cultures represented in our school population, we celebrate diversity and difference, whilst recognising that we are all equal in a Rights Respecting ethos. 

We are part of Washwood Heath Multi Academy Trust, welcoming students from 11 years old to 16 years old, providing a standard of academic excellence for secondary and education. We are very proud of the positive learning experience offered to our students and the support available to ensure they achieve their full potential.


·            offer an excellent induction programme within a friendly and supportive environment

·            offer a whole range of professional development opportunities to further develop colleagues’ teaching skills

       and leadership potential, including a Supportive NQT Induction Process & Policy, Career Pledge for Teachers

       to support at each stage of career, paid opportunities to upskill via apprenticeship levy (right up to masters


·            are creative and innovative in our approach to all aspects of school life

·            have motivated, vibrant, multi-ethnic students and staff

·            have a strong family ethos where individuals are respected and valued

·            access to generous benefits, such a pension scheme and sickness allowance

·            Free on-site parking

·            are part of the WHA Trust that provides a full suite of benefits and rewards to support wellbeing Including 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, access to wellbeing advice, cycle to work scheme, contribution to glasses for DSE users.

We know you would love working at Tile Cross Academy. We have wonderful, enthusiastic students and amazing staff who always go the extra mile for their classes.

This post is suitable for an experienced teacher or an ECT.

N.B. CVs will not be accepted

We value our people and are dedicated to making sure that everybody feels empowered to bring their authentic self to work. We have an outstanding opportunity to work at Tile Cross Academy as a Teacher of P.E

We promise to treat all candidates fairly, consistently and with respect throughout the application, assessment, and selection process.

We are also “happy to talk flexible working” subject to the operational requirements of the role.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Tile Cross Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

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Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Tile Cross Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
616 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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