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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    11 July 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPR £29,344 - UPR3 £44,919

What skills and experience we're looking for

There is a permanent role and Maternity cover role available

We have an exciting opportunity for a passionate, dedicated and innovative teacher of PE (with other subject) to join our PE faculty at Thomas Knyvett College. We are looking for an inspirational teacher with the ability to create a nurturing learning environment; a commitment to ‘Bringing out the Best’ in every student; and a genuine passion for their subject.

Teaching and learning is at the heart of everything we do at Thomas Knyvett College. We prioritise planning time for teachers with 16% PPA compared with the 10% national average. Thomas Knyvett College is a place where you really do have the space to teach. We encourage colleagues to try new things, take risks and have fun in the classroom. Our teachers are encouraged to be themselves whilst reflecting on the latest developments in pedagogy and how they can be applied. Central to our ethos are the positive relationships and personalised approach which we take with all our students.

At Thomas Knyvett, the Physical Education faculty consists of a dynamic team of five Physical Education specialists.

Leadership is a key theme within lessons, developed using the Sport Education model. Students a provided with the opportunity to develop their leadership skills further by leading sessions after school. The faculty offers a GCSE PE qualification (OCR) as well as a NCFE Health and fitness vocational qualification.

As extra-curricular activities are a focus, department members are expected to lead after school clubs on most evenings. The school completes a full and demanding fixtures calendar.

What the school offers its staff

Thomas Knyvett College is a welcoming, creative and community-based school where through our values of being proud, respectful, open-minded, unified and determined we set high standards which enable our students to develop into confident and responsible members of the global community. We have a real focus on collegiality and staff wellbeing.

Students at Thomas Knyvett enjoy, and are reflective about, their learning. Teachers develop and explore the passions for their subjects. We offer a broad and rich curriculum which allows our students to thrive whatever their interests, and we also provide a wealth of enrichment opportunities beyond the curriculum. Ours is a school where students are celebrated and supported as individuals to have the very best experiences.

We are proud to ‘Bring out the Best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and therefore increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Thomas Knyvett College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
729 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Email address
hr@thpt.org.uk
Phone number
01372 455 731

Thomas Knyvett College is a welcoming, creative and community-based school where through our values of being proud, respectful, open-minded, unified and determined we set high standards which enable our students to develop into confident and responsible members of the global community. We have a real focus on collegiality and staff wellbeing.

Students at Thomas Knyvett College enjoy, and are reflective about, their learning. Teachers develop and explore the passions for their subjects. We offer a broad and rich curriculum which allows our students to thrive whatever their interests, and we also provide a wealth of enrichment opportunities beyond the curriculum. Ours is a school where students are celebrated and supported as individuals to have the very best experiences.

We are proud to ‘Bring out the Best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and therefore increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

Arranging a visit to Thomas Knyvett College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@thpt.org.uk.

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