The Corsham School
June 10, 2021
Job Type
Working Pattern
Full time
Closing Date
June 24, 2021


1.0 FTE (Full time) Temporary for 1 year

The Role

The Corsham School Academy Group seeks to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and inspirational teacher of PE who will join our dynamic, committed and highly successful Physical Education (PE) team from September 2021. The successful candidate will be a dynamic practitioner who models excellent practice, has students’ progress at the forefront of their teaching, will deliver high quality learning experiences for all students and have a willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school. This is an exciting opportunity to join our wonderful school and would suit an NQT or more experienced teacher to join us and make a significant contribution to our school.

We are looking for a colleague who has the ability to be able to teach across the full age and ability range, will embrace our drive to ensure that PE is at the core of our curriculum, has students' progress at the forefront of their teaching, along with a willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school. The candidate would ideally have strong subject knowledge across all activities, have the ability to teach exam-based PE and be able to teach Drama which would be advantageous to this role.

The PE Department

We aim to deliver high quality PE to key stages 3, 4 & 5, have an extensive range of KS4 and KS5 examination courses, which are popular with our students.  We are very proud that our PE curriculum offers and meets the needs of all our students in helping them to secure the best possible life chances through lifelong participation in sport and health.

Our department is well resourced with a plethora of excellent facilities including an all-weather floodlit pitch, gymnasia, extensive playing fields/hard courts, a dance studio and use of the Community Campus with its 25m swimming pool, sports hall, fitness suite and climbing wall. This allows us to deliver a varied extra-curricular programme, which includes a Sports Leaders Academy in partnership with our local primary schools and School Sports Coordinator.

The School

The Corsham School is part of a small Multi Academy Trust serving the market town of Corsham and surrounding villages. It is situated in North Wiltshire, on the outskirts of the Cotswolds, 8 miles from Bath and within easy reach of the M4.

The Corsham School is a ‘Good’ School where ‘Pupils behave well in and out of lessons, are respectful of each other and learn well in a secure, friendly and supportive setting.’ Ofsted Sept 2019

The Corsham School offers:

  • Enthusiastic, friendly and hardworking students with excellent attitudes to learning
  • A caring and supportive department, staff body and wider school community
  • A commitment to professional development and career progression opportunities which is supported by being a member of the Great Western Teaching Alliance
  • A full programme of induction and support; we are committed to staff well- being, are a very happy school where staff morale is high.

As part of the remuneration package The Corsham School Academy Group offers excellent Employee Benefits, including a Contributory Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Cycle to Work Scheme, together with discounts on High Street shopping, Cinema Tickets and Holidays.

If you wish to apply for this position, please apply via the application form. A separate letter (no more than 2 sides A4) addressed to the Headteacher should indicate how your qualifications and experience make you a suitable candidate for this post. Please download and complete the Application Form, and return to the school.

Closing date: 11am, Thursday 24 June 2021

The Corsham School Academy Group is committed to safeguarding children and young people. This appointment is subject to the school receiving two satisfactory references, one of which will include your current/last employer. This appointment is also subject to you providing relevant documents to the school proving your legal right to work in the UK, clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service of an enhanced check for regulated activity, and confirmation of your professional qualifications.

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