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Teacher of Physical Education

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Parkside Community School, Chesterfield
Salary details
MPS £28,000 - £38819 UPS £40,626 - £43685
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term
Closing Date
01 February 2023
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Join our successful, passionate, and dedicated teaching team.  Our success can be attributed to excellent conditions for learning, high-quality CPD, and manageable workloads within a collegiate, driven, and exciting learning environment. 

We are looking to appoint a Teacher of Physical Education and BTEC Sport to join our talented team in delivering a high-quality curriculum for our students and contribute to our strong extra-curricular programme.  

Parkside Community School is a good school with sustained improvement over time.  In 2022 the school achieved a progress 8 score of +0.61, following a score of +0.59 in 2019 when performance figures were last published.  This makes Parkside the highest achieving school in Derbyshire for progress in three of the last four years in which performance figures have been published.  The performance of students in PE and BTEC Sport has been a standout significant strength of the school, even within this high-performing context.  

This is an exciting time to join Parkside Community School.  We are proud of our students’ academic achievements but are equally concerned with their development as young people able to make a positive contribution to their communities and the world.   We are looking for a teacher that is able to contribute to our work in securing further improvements in all that we do. 

The successful candidate is expected to teach PE at both Key Stage 3 and 4 across the whole ability range. The successful candidate will have a track record of successful teaching practice, underpinned by a broad base of pedagogical content knowledge.  In addition, we are seeking candidates with the ability to engage, enthuse and motivate our students to achieve their potential and to learn the value of participation in sport and physical activity through the taught curriculum and through participation in extra-curricular activities.

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 6 February 2023.

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.