This job expired on 14 July 2024

  • Start date details

    1st September 2024 / ASAP

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

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Physical Education (PE)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 - £46,525.00 Annually (Actual) MPS/UPS plus SEN Allowance - £2539

Teacher of Physical Education job summary

At Oak Bank, we take pride in being more than just a school—we are a close-knit community that operates with a family-like culture. Placing the child at the centre of everything we do, we are dedicated to making a meaningful impact and changing lives. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our Outstanding learning community status, as recognized by Ofsted in both 2015 and 2019.

As a special school catering to pupils with social, emotional, and mental health difficulties, including associated challenging behaviours, we understand the importance of creating a supportive and nurturing environment. Many of our students have additional special educational needs, such as autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit and hyperactivity disorders (ADHD), and speech, language, and communication difficulties.

Our team at Oak Bank are not just educators; they are confident and skilled individuals who build positive relationships, break down barriers, and help students build self-esteem. We are proud to say that through their dedication, our pupils achieve exceptionally well academically, even from lower-than-expected starting points.

Your interest in joining our remarkable team is truly appreciated, and it speaks volumes about your commitment to making a positive difference in the lives of young individuals facing unique challenges.

We are always looking for the best individuals to contribute significantly to our continued success as a leading SEMH provision and National Behaviour Hub, as recognized by the Department for Education.

If you have further questions or would like additional information about Oak Bank School, please feel free to contact us. We are more than happy to share more about our provision, culture, activities, and the fulfilling journey that our pupils and staff experience.

Once again, thank you for considering Oak Bank School as your potential workplace. We look forward to the possibility of working together and creating a positive impact on the lives of our students.


Under the direction of the Head of Physical Education:

To actively engage in Departmental Self Review, the aim of which to confidently review the quality of teaching and learning, on a regular and systematic basis.

To adhere to the policies for the setting and marking of work and reporting procedures.

To bring to the attention of the Head of Physical Education any difficulties which arise within the department.

To attend regular meetings, formal and informal, to discuss Department matters and to ensure that the Department works as a team.

To be responsible for equipment and teaching materials used for the delivery of Physical Education.

To keep up-to-date with educational developments and changes within the subject area.

To ensure that base-line data is being used to monitor, and where possible improve, performance of the Department and the students within it.

To prepare and students for examinations.

To be responsible for the delivery of the Physical Education programme in KS2, 3 and 4.

To evaluate the standards of pupils’ achievements and set targets for improvement.

To support with the delivery of Outdoor Education.

To support with the development and organisation of residential opportunities for students.

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)
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.

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About Oak Bank School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 19
School size
127 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 19

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