Teacher of P.E. (male)

Roding Valley High School, Loughton

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Job Ref No. ECC4499-362S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: MPS/UPS £31,350 - £47,839
Position Start Date: 20/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 22/05/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: Friday 24th May 2024  

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Teacher of PE (Male)

Contract term: Permanent (suitable for an ECT)

Start date: September 2024

Contract type: Full Time

Salary: MPS/UPS GBP £31,350 - £47,839 per year (fringe)

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We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and committed male teacher to join our P.E. department to teach boys PE. This position will entail working closely with our Head of PE and Head of Faculty PE. Due to the need to supervise changing, this role is exempt from the Equality Act 2010 and a male candidate is required for this role. We have an 'outstanding' sixth form; our CTEC sports qualification is extremely popular, alongside our Chelsea FC Foundation Programme.

We are a school that prides itself on keeping up to date with educational research & ensuring that our learners are equipped for the modern age; our Digital learning strategy is a testament to this. We are passionate about sharing good practice, learning from one another & striving to make our classrooms an environment where every student can learn & progress. The school was inspected by Ofsted in September 2022 and to quote the Lead Inspector'This is a very good school with an outstanding Sixth Form'. "Leaders have designed the curriculum well. They have ambitious aims for what pupils should know to be ready for their next stage." "Leaders prioritise reading. They ensure pupils who struggle with reading get all the help they need. Leaders successfully promote a love of reading in the school. They make sure pupils build up their vocabulary to support their literacy. This helps pupils build their knowledge as they learn the content of the curriculum. " "The quality of education in the Sixth Form is especially strong. Teachers use their subject knowledge expertly to check on learning…Pupils are polite and friendly. They praise the culture of respect in the school"

The successful candidate will:

● have the vision to fully develop and support the PE Faculty.

● be an inspirational communicator and have the skills to both challenge and encourage students to achieve their potential.

● be committed to securing positive student outcomes at Key stage 3, 4 and 5.

● have the ability to think creatively and encourage student engagement.

This is a brilliant opportunity to work in both our PE department that has outstanding facilities. You will be led by a fantastic, experienced leader- Head of PE. If you are looking to work in a 'good with an outstanding sixth form school' Ofsted 2022, with fantastic facilities then Roding Valley could be the place for you. It is an exciting time in the history of the school with the further development of the sixth form, expansion of pupil numbers, a new building which has provided a state-of-the-art learning environment and two new all-weather sports facilities.

We can offer:

● A team of highly qualified, experienced and dedicated PE teachers. The team works collaboratively on a dynamic curriculum across all key stages.

● A highly-skilled line manager who will support you to be an excellent teacher

● An excellent ECT programme with a dedicated Co-ordinator, your own mentor & induction tutor- all subject specialists.

● A team of challenge & enrichment coordinators to work with. ● Opportunities for continual professional development, including opportunities to 'act up' into senior roles & apply to be on our Extended Leadership Team

● A school that is committed to giving time for high quality curriculum planning & Teaching & Learning (ACED framework)

● Opportunities to work collaboratively with Trust schools (CLP)

● A friendly and supportive working environment.

● A comprehensive induction programme and an innovative Continuous Professional Development programme; including two coaching cycles.

● Bike to work Scheme.

● Freshly made food on-site delivered through our excellent canteen facilities.

"RVHS is a great place to work as it combines the freedom to be creative in your teaching alongside the support which ensures you are best able to do your job." You will be joining a school with enthusiastic and dedicated leaders at senior and middle leadership levels and a commitment to the professional development of staff. RVHS is keen to embrace an approach that is centred on teaching and learning and academic attainment for our students.

RVHS is an 11-18 school in Essex, that enjoys a good reputation in the local area and benefits from excellent transport links, including being adjacent to Loughton tube station (Central Line).

For further information see the website www.rodingvalley.net Informal discussions with our Deputy Headteacher, Miss P Larkin, are welcome, please contact her on recruitment@rodingvalley.net to arrange.

Closing date: Noon Wednesday 22nd May 2024 Interviews: To be held: Friday 24th May 2024

The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed within its schools to:

Safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety, and the spiritual and cultural development of children and young people;
Promoting equality of opportunity and community cohesion where the diversity of different backgrounds and circumstances is appreciated and positively valued;
The fundamental British values of democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance for those with different faiths and beliefs
and expects all staff, volunteers and other workers to share in this commitment.

As an equal opportunities employer, The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join The Chelmsford Learning Partnership.

In compliance with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all applications must be made on an application form, CVs will not be accepted.  This appointment will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and satisfactory references. In line with recommended practice the school will conduct searches for information on shortlisted candidates which is publicly available on-line. The Chelmsford Learning Partnership is an equal opportunities employer.

Information about the School

Roding Valley High School is a successful 11-18 school in Loughton and is part of The Chelmsford Learning Partnership. Currently catering for around 1400 pupils, this school boasts an excellent local reputation and fantastic facilities which provide an excellent working and learning environment. The school was graded “good” with outstanding features at the last Ofsted.

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

Paige Larkin
Roding Valley High School
Alderton Hill, Loughton
Essex, IG10 3JA
Telephone: 02085081173
Email: recruitment@rodingvalley.net

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