Physical Education – Resident Trainee PE Teacher

Colchester Royal Grammar School, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC5443-101S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: salaried, plus accommodation, meals & PGCE tuition
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 08/06/2020 Midday Date of Interviews: week commencing 08/06/2020  

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Physical Education - Resident Trainee PE Teacher

Colchester Royal Grammar School

Required for September 2020 to July 2021

A unique opportunity has arisen to train at one of the top schools in the country, alongside having residential boarding responsibilities. Colchester Royal Grammar School is a leading UK State School for boys aged 11-18 and girls 16-18 with an international reputation for academic excellence.

Working in conjunction with the University of Buckingham, we are looking for an exceptional graduate to train as a PE teacher through their PGCE programme whilst living and working in our boarding house.

Successful candidates will assist the Head of Boarding with the supervision and pastoral care of boarders during the week and be part of the weekend duty rota.

Candidates should ideally have a sport-related degree and relevant teaching/coaching work experience. The major sports of the school are rugby, cricket, athletics and football, and relevant experience in these areas is highly desirable.

This position is salaried and includes accommodation, meals and the tuition fees for the PGCE at the University of Buckingham.

Alongside boarding duties and a training timetable, candidates are expected to be a part of the PE team and fully contribute to the extensive extra-curricular programme including Saturday fixtures.

Further information is available on request.

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Please note we reserve the right to invite candidates for interview prior to the closing date and request references prior to interview.

Closing date: Midday Monday 8th June 2020

Please note interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday 8th June 2020.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Information about the School

Boys 11-18, on roll approx 1000 students of which 400 in the sixth form, 28 boarders

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Sarah Button-Smy
6 Lexden Road, Colchester
Essex, CO3 3ND
Telephone: 01206 509100