Deadline is tomorrow

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Subject

Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

Additional allowances

Potential TLR 2b for Head of Year (please see other job post for the role and responsibilities for this)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Due to the expansion of the school, we are seeking to appoint a motivating and innovative PE Teacher to start with us in September 2024. Applications from ECTs are encouraged and welcome.

The PE department is well established and successful at TWGSB, with a strong tradition in co-curricular sport and particular strengths in football, rugby and athletics. PE is taught at GCSE and A Level. The department is located in a new PE teaching block, which was completed in January 2021 and boasts a five-court sports hall; in addition, we have an additional full size 3G pitch, and two further grass football pitches and one rugby pitch.

The successful applicant will be someone who can inspire students of all abilities and has a strong commitment to co-curricular sport. You must be passionate about developing pupils' confidence and leadership skills, as well as have strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to raising standards. The ability to teach both GCSE and A Level PE is essential. This is an excellent opportunity to join a committed and innovative team and take the next step in your teaching career.

What the school offers its staff

Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms. We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

Further details about the role

The main site for TWGSB is in Tunbridge Wells. However, you may be required to work at other sites connected to TWGSB.

Please note that we will only accept CV’s if they are accompanied by an application form, which can be found on our website: Vacancies - we shall review applications as we receive them so apply early to avoid delay! We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role

Commitment to safeguarding

TWGSB is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS and check against the ISA Barred List for children. Due to the nature of the school environment and working with children, these job roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. It is an offence to apply for any role at TWGSB if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

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About Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1636 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01892529551

Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is a successful and popular selective 11-18 dual-site school, with a site in Tunbridge Wells and a brand new site based in Sevenoaks.

At Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys, our curriculum is underpinned by our school values of respect, excellence and determination. Our broad academic curriculum, delivered through the scheduled delivery of lessons and the diverse range of co-curricular activities, provides our students with the opportunity to develop into the individuals we know that they have the potential to become.

We are extremely proud of our excellent academic record and (as a selective school) are committed to achieving the highest standards. That said, our philosophy at Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys is that education is about personal development and should give young people every opportunity to explore and learn about the world around them. We hope to empower our students not only to achieve academic excellence but also to develop into global citizens who will go on to make a positive contribution to society.

Staff will benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development and specialist teaching rooms. We aim for high standards and the pursuit of academic excellence, helping every student to reach their full potential through the development of skills, concepts and knowledge, within the framework of a caring community. Relationships between staff and students are based on trust, mutual respect and a determination to succeed.

Please note that we will only accept CV’s if they are accompanied by an application form, which can be found on our website: https://www.twgsb.org.uk/187/vacancies

We shall review applications as we receive them.

Arranging a visit to Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Boys

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email cpeck@twgsboys.kent.sch.uk.

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