Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    25 June 2021 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2021

Job details

Job role
Physical education
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type
MPS including Outer London Allowance

Job summary

 TEACHER OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION  (with a greater emphasis on girls’ PE)  Location:  Croydon, Surrey Required for: 1st September 2021 Contract: Permanent
Salary: MPS including Outer London Allowance   Closing date: 25th June 2021 Interview date: tbc  We are looking for an enthusiastic, inspiring, motivated, pro-active, adaptable and well-organised individual, who has the ability and skills to successfully deliver Physical Education lessons to a diverse range of pupils and students with a greater emphasis on girls’ PE.  You will be responsible for planning and teaching well executed lessons with well-prepared resources. They will need to cover a wide range of different sports and physical activities and provide pupils and students with the opportunity to develop and improve their physical and social abilities. Applicants need to be able to manage pupils and students and be able to motivate and encourage them to take part in all lessons. They will need to work well as part of a team as well as independently and also be able to work with learning support assistants in their lessons.   Key responsibilities   

  • Teach PE from Year 7 to Year 13 (which may include GCSE and A Level PE)  

  • Be an important part of a highly committed team with excellent results  

  • Be part of a school that has been in Croydon for over 300 years, with strong traditions and wide-ranging extra-curricular activities  

  • Develop professionally and personally in a secure, but lively atmosphere  

  • Contribute to our pastoral care and our Christian ethos  

  • Deliver and organise a wide range of extra-curricular activities on site and off site  

We are an 11-18 Church of England mixed comprehensive school. We have a distinctive character and purpose. Our school motto is ‘Academic excellence for each person in a Christian community’ and we aim to instil these values in everything that goes on at Tenison’s.   Total number of pupils 
733 pupils (Sixth Form 135)  Results  
GCSE Results 2020 – 4+ in both English and Maths: 69% A Level Results 2020 – A* 12.4% A*- A: 33.1% A* A or B: 64.1% 

Applying for the job

We hope that you will find all your questions answered by the details provided, but, if not, please contact Mr Dan Scott, Head of Department who will endeavour to answer any questions you may have.

We look forward to receiving your completed application form and to meeting with you to talk about the opportunities here. In your supporting letter please including the following points:
- why you would like to take up this post at this time;
- which experience and qualities make you particularly suitable for the post;
- examples of how you would contribute effectively to the department and school, if appointed.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
715 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
0208 688 4014

About Archbishop Tenison's CofE High School

 Archbishop Tenison’s is a lively, friendly and high achieving school, where pupils and students take their studies seriously. 

 Our PE Department is an excellent one.  They are strong academically and in competitive sport, they have a very good record of dynamic teaching and learning.  This is a jewel of an opportunity for a new colleague to join a committed and highly professional team. If appointed to this post, you will have the opportunity to teach across the 11-18 age range and you will have much support and guidance from within a strong team as you do so. 

Arranging a visit to Archbishop Tenison's CofE High School

As this important post has become vacant at this late stage in the school year, an initial phone call or visit to explore possibilities and express interest is much encouraged.  Please email Mrs Sue Rathbone, Headteacher's PA via or call
0208 688 4014.

School location

Selborne Road, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 5JQ

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