Teacher of PE (Maternity Cover)

Job Title:             Teacher of Girls Physical Education (Maternity)

Contract Hours:  Full Time - Temporary

Start Date:           February 2023

Grade:                 MP1 to UPS3

As a popular and successful school, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking teacher to contribute to the further success of our school.

You will be required to:

To ensure that all groups of students make outstanding progress

To develop or contribute to the range of activities and support for all students

Required for February 2023

We are looking to appoint an inspiring teacher to join our excellent Physical Education team. The post will involve the teaching to age ranges personalised to the strengths of the individual teacher. Therefore, we are looking to employ a teacher or instructor with experience of delivering high quality lessons.

The successful candidate should be a specialist in Physical Education.

In September 2015 our school moved into an amazing new building. PE is taught in a range of purpose built accommodation, including Sports Hall, Fitness Suite, Gymnasium, Dance Studio, 6 Netball courts, 9 Tennis courts, outdoor swimming pool as well as extensive playing fields. This post offers an excellent opportunity to a colleague at any stage of their career who is passionate about making a difference for our wonderful students.

Thomas Gainsborough School and Sixth Form is a consistently high performing, well resourced, and truly comprehensive 11-18 school, with a firm belief in excellence for each and every student, with high expectations for success, placing students at the heart of their curriculum.

We continue to invest in high quality professional development and provide a range of employee benefits. We are closely linked to the Unity Research School and lead the way in many local and national initiatives including being an EdTech Demonstrator School and an ArtsMark platinum school. We provide excellent care and support for our staff and students. There are Lead Practitioners within the school to support colleagues in continually improving their practice. We also regularly welcome trainee teachers and are a hub for local professional development and the dissemination of research.

The school and Sixth Form centre is located just south of Sudbury in Suffolk and is within easy reach of Colchester, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

Many of our staff work flexibly in different ways including part-time working. For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours of flexible start and end times. Please talk to us at the interview stage about the flexibility you would like and we will explore what’s possible for this role.

Closing date:  Tuesday 10th January 2023
Interviews:  Week commencing Monday 16th January 2023

If you would like to learn more about the school in preparation for making an application or would like to speak to someone about this exciting opportunity, then please contact Miss G Forster (Assistant Headteacher), gforster@tgschool.net, 01787 375232.

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

In line with safer recruitment, we are unable to accept CVs.  Failure to complete an application form satisfactorily may result in not being shortlisted for the post.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required. 

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