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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    28 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Physical education

Working pattern

Full time: Normal working hours during term time and training days will be 8.15am – 5.15pm Monday – Thursday and 8.15am – 3.45pm on Friday. Full-time/Part-time will be considered.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Main or upper pay range, as appropriate

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • QTS status
  • Qualification to the equivalent of degree level in PE or a related subject
  • Knowledge and understanding of PE at KS3 and KS4 of strategies that improve understanding
  • Good classroom practitioner with evidence of setting appropriate expectations to advance learning and engage and motivate students.
  • Ability to encourage and maintain a good standard of discipline in the classroom through well focused teaching, positive relationships and good classroom management
  • Ability to use appropriately a range of teaching and learning strategies for whole classes, individuals and groups which stimulate, challenge, engage and motivate students
  • Ability to set clear and appropriate targets, feed back to students and make use of assessment information to promote each student’s attainment and progress, and to plan future lessons
  • Ability to reflect on own practice
  • Ability to differentiate tasks appropriately
  • Secure knowledge and understanding of the knowledge, concepts and skills in teaching PE
  • Determination to encourage the highest quality of learning experience for all students
  • A commitment to equal opportunities
  • Ability to establish good and productive working relationships, and work well in a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively to staff, students, parents, orally and in writing
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Able to empathise with young people and yet be firm, fair and consistent when dealing with them
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • Ability to work in and to lead a team
  • Enthusiasm, personal dynamism, edge and stamina
  • Sense of humour and perspective
  • Ambition
  • Personal presence
  • What the school offers its staff

    For further information about the Academy, please take a look at our website at this link: https://walsallacademy.com/

    Commitment to safeguarding

    Walsall Academy is committed to safeguarding our students and all posts will require enhanced DBS check and standard pre-employment checks.

    Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) 2023, refers to the role of online searches as part of due diligence within the recruitment process. In response, all short-listed candidates will undergo an online search prior to interview.

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    About Walsall Academy

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 18
    Education phase
    View all Secondaryjobs
    School size
    1368 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 18
    Phone number
    01922 493 910

    Walsall Academy in Bloxwich, Walsall opened in September 2003. The student enrolment is 1390 with 1060 in the lower school and a further 330 students in the Sixth Form. The School is one of a number of City Academies established in England prior to the expansion of the Academies Programme in 2010 and was originally sponsored by The Mercers’ Company of the City of London and Thomas Telford School.

    We are a founder school in the Thomas Telford Multi Academy Trust.

    Arranging a visit to Walsall Academy

    To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@walsallacademy.com.

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