PE Teacher/ Cover Supervisor

Philip Morant School and College, Colchester

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Job Ref No. ECC5404-421S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Teachers Unqualified/ Main Pay Scale
Position Start Date: 01/09/2022 Contract Type: Part-time Contract Term: Fixed
Application Close: 24/06/2022 Midday Date of Interviews: To be confirmed  

Job Description

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POST: P.E Teacher / Cover Supervisor

Pay Range: Main Scale for P.E and Scale 4-5 (points 6-11) LGS for Cover Supervisor

Full Time (1 Year Fixed-Term Contract)

Start Date: September 2022

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for our school to recruit an enthusiastic and committed full-time P.E / Cover Supervisor for a one-year fixed term contract.

This appointment provides an opportunity to strengthen our P.E department and Cover Supervisor team.

The successful candidate will have a dual contract depending on the hours taught in P.E or being a Cover Supervisor. The number of hours whether teaching P.E or working as a Cover Supervisor will be discussed at the interview and may change throughout the year depending on the needs of the school.

If you would like to join a dynamic and forward thinking P.E department as well as cover lessons for day-to-day short term absence we would love to hear from you.

We would also like to hear from you if you could offer a second subject, particularly humanities.

Philip Morant is a popular, mixed comprehensive, in north-east Essex. The school has served the town of Colchester for over half a century and has a tradition, not only of excellence in education but also caring for its young people. Philip Morant is a happy school in which, overwhelmingly, students feel safe and achieve well.

Our vision is simple. We want a community where everyone feels they belong and are the best they can be. Our ethos is encapsulated in three words: 'Aspiration, Success, Kindness' which underpin our approach to all aspects of school life.

Philip Morant & College is ambitious for all of our students in their pursuit of excellence whether that is in the classroom, on the football pitch, the stage or working within the community.

We are committed to achieving the highest standards and delivering a holistic education and experiences which prepare our students for the next stage in their education, training or work place.

Please feel free to contact us on 01206 545222 if you require any further information about the school, or would like to arrange a visit. We will offer you a warm welcome and let you see for yourself why we are proud of our school.

The position will suit an experienced pastoral worker or someone new to working in schools with transferable skills and experience.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

Provide care, guidance and support, as appropriate
Cover lessons, as required using the resources available.
Teach P.E across all key stages.
Plan, deliver and assess students.
Participate in the school's extra-curricular programme.
(The full details can be found in the attached Job Outlines and Person Specifications).

We're looking for you if you have:

a love of working with young people
the energy to support our young people to flourish.

Why work at The Philip Morant School & College?

We have fantastic young people and forward thinking staff
We have 50 years of tradition, underpinned by progressive values
We prioritise the curriculum over gimmicky initiatives
We have a clear, systematic and centralised approach to student support, safeguarding, inclusion and behaviour
We are part of a large yet locally based Trust, which opens up a myriad of career possibilities?
And, we serve the best school lunches anywhere.

Why work for The Sigma Trust?

We can offer you:

A competitive salary
A Chromebook
Robust, bespoke school CPD training programme that enables you to flourish
Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships
Employee benefits include:

Employee Assistance Programme
Pension scheme
Cycle to Work scheme
Discounted gym membership at selected local gyms
Additional Information:

For additional information about the Trust and this school, please visit our website

To Apply

To apply for this post, please apply viathe URL link provided below:

Please note that only fully completed application forms will be accepted and any CVs and accompanying covering letters will be disregarded. A Notes for Applicants document is attached for further information.

Closing date: Friday, 24th June 2022

Shortlisting: Wednesday, 29th June 2022

Interviewing TBC

The Sigma Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practice across our schools.

The Sigma Trust is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of any protected characteristics. This is embedded in our vision 'To Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts', where we believe we are strong and more successful working together, creating a workplace which celebrates diversity.

Information about the School

We are a large secondary school in Colchester and also enjoy a thriving Sixth Form College. We are a popular School with waiting lists for every year and are proud of our strong academic record. We have an excellent and enthusiastic staff led by a strong senior leadership team and we work hard to provide an environment where every student is valued and their varying needs met. Our pastoral care is based upon a highly successful house system and ensures support both for students and parents.

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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Information about the school

Contact Information

Sigma HR
Rembrandt Way, Colchester
Essex, CO3 4QS
Telephone: 01255 750913

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