King James' School

Teacher of PE

September 2017 to August 2018


Fixed Term. Full time

We are seeking applications for an enthusiastic and energetic Teacher of Physical Education to work within the heart of a vibrant and creative PE Department. You will be required to teach across KS3, KS4 and KS5. This is a full time post to cover for other staff who have leadership duties. Specific experience in netball or hockey would be an advantage. The majority of the timetable will be PE but the capacity to teach an additional subject will be welcome.

King James’s School is a large 11-18 comprehensive school proud to offer a diverse and rich curriculum and is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff. We run a School Direct secondary programme to train the next generation of teachers.

King James’s School believes that Physical Education and school sport is about students learning about themselves: their capabilities, their potential and their limitations. It´s about increasing self-confidence, self-esteem and encouraging students to become independent learners, as well as part of a team. Our broad and balanced curriculum, extra-curricular sports clubs and house system provide a platform for all our students to grow and flourish, whatever their ability.

You will be joining a highly community orientated, inspirational and ambitious school. We are seeking an outstanding candidate to support our educational aims who has the vision, drive and interpersonal skills to motivate our students. You will benefit from strong leadership, effective support by colleagues and being part of an ethos that achieves the best possible outcomes for our students.

We welcome you to visit our school before applying. For an informal discussion about the role or to arrange a visit, please contact: Rebecca Burn, Head of PE on 01423 866061.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all members of staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

For full details please refer to the Candidate Information document below.

Completed applications must be submitted via email to and be received by Monday 5th June 2017, 10am.

Interviews will be held on Friday 9th June 2017.

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.