Teacher of Physical Education Maidstone Grammar School for Girls, Maidstone, Kent

Job description

Teacher of Physical Education
Full Time from September 2020

Applications from prospective NQTs and experienced teachers are welcome.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dynamic and innovative colleague to join a team of committed professionals within our Physical Education Department to teach across all key stages for this full time post. The post would be equally suitable for an experienced teacher or for an NQT. A passion for the subject and the desire to inspire others are essential. The ability to teach GCSE and A level PE is desirable along with an ability to specialise in at least one sport eg dance, football etc.

This post offers the opportunity to work with high ability students in a supportive, friendly and forward-thinking environment.
Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1250 students with a mixed Sixth Form of approximately 320. Since July 2019 we have been appointed by the Department for Education as a Computing Hub in recognition of the expertise the school has evidenced in Computing Education, and will take a lead in training teachers across the south east in the delivery of Computing. This post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment. Staff benefits include strong support for professional development and a healthcare scheme.
“Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is an outstanding school” (Ofsted)

Full details and an application pack are available from the school’s website www.mggs.org. Applicants should complete our application form and email, along with covering letter, to the Headteacher’s PA. If you require any additional information please contact Ms Starns, PA to the Headteacher, via email: mstarns@mggs.org


Applications welcomed immediately

Closing Date: noon on 4th March 2020
Interview Date: 9th March 2020

Applications will be considered in the order in which they are received. Suitable candidates may be interviewed before the closing date and Maidstone Grammar School for Girls reserves the right to withdraw the position if an early appointment is made.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

Essential educational requirements

Qualified teacher status

Essential qualifications

Good A level qualifications
Good honours Graduate

Essential skills and experience

Strong teaching skills
Strong communication skills
Ability to specialise in at least one sport e.g. dance, football etc
Ability to identify and address underachievement in the subject, including of the most able
Excellent ICT skills
Ability to address the needs of individuals
Good organisational skills.

Employee benefits

This post offers the opportunity to work with high ability students in a supportive, friendly and forward-thinking environment.
Maidstone Grammar School for Girls is a very successful selective girls’ school of 1250 students with a mixed Sixth Form of approximately 320. Since July 2019 we have been appointed by the Department for Education as a Computing Hub in recognition of the expertise the school has evidenced in Computing Education, and will take a lead in training teachers across the south east in the delivery of Computing. This post offers the opportunity to work with intellectually able young people in a supportive and friendly environment. Staff benefits include strong support for professional development and a healthcare scheme.


About Maidstone Grammar School for Girls

Address
Buckland Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 0SF
Phase
Secondary
Type
LA Maintained School
Website
Maidstone Grammar School for Girls website (opens in a new window)