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  • Job start date

    1 September 2022

  • Closing date

    7 June 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


TEACHER & PE Lead (MPR + TLRA) job summary

Due to relocation, we are able to offer this exciting opportunity for a current, or aspiring, PE Subject Leader to join the school. The successful candidate will oversee Physical Education and physical activity at the school. The school has an established PE curriculum in place, supported by PE Hub, and provides daily fitness/ running sessions (often led by our Sports TA) in addition to PE lessons. The successful candidate will have strong subject knowledge and will be able to demonstrate how they have developed the practice of colleagues through offering support and monitoring the quality of teaching. The post is likely to involve teaching sets in the morning and PE sessions in the afternoon. The work of subject leaders at the school has been recognised as an Area of Excellence by Challenge Partners, with all subject leaders completing a termly report, informed by lesson drop-ins and learning conversations with pupils. The school is committed to providing ongoing CPD and our phase leadership structure helps to ensure that all our pupils and staff succeed. We offer: • A happy and successful school committed to securing high levels of achievement for all pupils; • An ethos and environment dedicated to creating effective learners; • Motivated pupils, high standards of behaviour and a focus on promoting physically activity; • Regular leadership team and ongoing mentoring and training opportunities; • Good levels of adult classroom support; • Excellent teaching resources; • Excellent public transport links. We welcome applicants who can provide: • Excellent subject knowledge and consistently good, or better, classroom practice; • Evidence of successfully leading a subject or whole school initiatives which has raised pupil outcomes; • The ability to inspire pupils and colleagues by setting high expectations for themselves and others; • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to engage parents in the life of the school; • Energy, enthusiasm, ambition and a long term commitment to teaching in the area
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About Old Palace Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
412 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0208 980 3020

Welcome to our school website, which we hope will be informative and give you a flavour of the school’s aims and achievements. Everything we do at Old Palace is intended to ensure that the children are happy at school, love learning and become the best that they can be. We appreciate that every child has unique talents, abilities and preferences in learning and we constantly strive to help each child develop the learning skills they will need to prosper in later life. In doing so, we appreciate the need for effective partnerships with parents to ensure that learning continues beyond the school gate and have in place a range of initiatives to support parents in helping their child.

In addition to helping our pupils achieve academically, we also wish to create healthy and active citizens, who care for and respect each other, who make wise behaviour choices and who challenge discrimination in all its forms. The school is committed to providing a broad and balanced curriculum, enriched through regular educational visits and successful links with our community and business partners. The importance of emotional and physical well being is taught through our fitness, sports and PHSE programmes and we have invested heavily in the use of new technology to make certain that our pupils have access to this, especially as it may not always be available to them at home. This together with the skills and dedication of our staff allows Old Palace to continue to provide its pupils with the best possible start to their education.

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