Job Ref No. ECC0-56S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Competitive & commensurate with skills/experience
Position Start Date: 02/09/2024 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 29/04/2024 Midday Date of Interviews: 03/05/2024  

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Required for September 2024

Applications are invited from enthusiastic and dedicated teachers with excellent qualifications to join our experienced and highly motivated Physical Education team, ideally with experience of coaching netball, gymnastics and cricket. The successful candidate will enjoy the opportunity to develop their practice in one of the most reputable 3-11 independent preparatory schools in Essex. All staff at St Cedd's School are committed to the development of the whole child and value the importance of both academic and extra-curricular endeavours.

The successful applicant will have a desire to ensure that every child in their care achieves their individual sporting best throughout their time at St Cedd's School and will facilitate this through well planned, resourced and delivered sessions tailored to the needs of both the individual child and specific groups of learners. St Cedd's School has an excellent Professional Development programme and all staff are encouraged to become life-long learners.

Our new PE/Games teacher will be expected to teach curriculum PE across the primary age range as well as coaching and leading netball, cricket and hockey teams each term. There may also be opportunities to lead and develop areas of the curriculum which are a real passion of the successful candidate.

As an equal opportunities employer, we are committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and do 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.

A full application pack is available from the 'Vacancies' section of our School website (, by contacting the Head's PA via email ( or by telephone on 01245 392810. Applications should be addressed to the Head, Mr Matthew Clarke.

All employees of St Cedd's School have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm. Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 29 April 2024

Interviews: Friday 3 May 2024

Information about the School

St Cedd's School is an independent co-educational school in Chelmsford for pupils aged 3-11. For more than 90 years, boys and girls at St Cedd's School have been enjoying a quality of education that is among the very best you will find both locally and nationally.

We offer pupils the opportunity to aspire and achieve in a caring environment that nurtures talent and supports individual endeavour whilst also developing a sense of community and key collaborative skills to equip young learners for the demands of the 21st Century.

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

Mr Matthew Clarke
178a New London Road, Chelmsford
Essex, CM2 0AR
Telephone: 01245 392810

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