Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    September 2024, Autumn Term

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 4

Subject

Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

MPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Grey Coat Hospital is seeking to recruit an outstanding teacher into a very successful and high performing PE department.

  • We are looking for someone who will:

    • be an enthusiastic, inspiring and creative teacher
    • have excellent subject knowledge
    • be able to commit and contribute to the continuing success of the department and the school
    • be able to, effectively and confidently, teach two specialisms in the subject. Experience in swimming and trampolining is strongly welcomed but not essential.
    • A strong commitment to an extensive and flourishing extra-curricular sports programme is essential.

What the school offers its staff

The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England school for girls aged eleven to eighteen with a mixed Sixth Form. The historic foundation of the school and its current ethos are rooted in a confident and generous Christian faith and practice, which welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and beliefs.

Students have the opportunities to compete and excel in a variety of sport competitions including English/London Schools Athletics, Middlesex Cricket competitions, National Trampolining competitions and other local competitions including Netball and Basketball. The Grey Coat Hospital Football team is part of the Inter-school League where they achieve regular success. Three of our students were recently presented to the Queen at Buckingham Palace for their work in the 'Football Goals' women's empowerment initiative.

The school has many talented individual sportswomen who we support in their quest for representational honours. Our alumni include the international cricketer Ebony Jewel-Rainford MBE; GB Heptathlete Phyllis Agbo, and current students are representing GB teams in golfing and gymnastics

The Grey Coat Hospital, when last inspected, was judged to be ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED in October 2022. In 2020, the School achieved ‘excellent’ in the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools. We are proud of our ethos of continued self-improvement, which characterises every aspect of our culturally diverse school. The school is committed to building on our passion for excellent teaching and learning as well as continuing to place an emphasis on our language specialism and international ethos.

The school has an excellent programme of support for all new staff and is committed to professional development. We actively encourage teachers to explore innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

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)
medical
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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@gch.org.uk

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About The Grey Coat Hospital

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1139 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
0207 969 1998

The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England comprehensive school for girls aged eleven to eighteen with a mixed Sixth Form. The historic foundation of the school and its current ethos are rooted in a confident and generous Christian faith and practice, which welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and beliefs. The school is situated in the heart of central London close to excellent transport links.

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