January 23, 2023
Job Type
Short Summary
We are seeking a Teacher of PE to join our experienced and highly committed PE department of seven teaching staff and three sports coaches.
Competitive - London Fringe
Working Pattern
Full time/Part time
Closing Date
February 06, 2023


Fixed term contract – 12 months - to commence May or September 2023

Part time or full-time applications considered

Thank you for your interest in joining Hinchley Wood School, within this pack you will find information about the school, subject department and the application process.

We are seeking a Teacher of PE to join our experienced and highly committed PE department of seven teaching staff and three sports coaches. Part time or full time applications welcomed – please state your expectations clearly on the application.

Hinchley Wood is an inclusive, high achieving and highly sought after school with 1,400 students on roll including 275 in our Sixth form. We are extremely proud of our students’ academic achievements, but we also celebrate student progress and development in all areas and we enjoy outstanding sporting and creative achievements.

We are one of the top 200 performing schools in England and Wales in terms of the progress our students make between the end of Key Stage 2 and their GCSEs.  Our Progress 8 figure has been significantly positive: +0.87 (2018); +0.74 (2019); +1.0 in 2020 and in 2021 and +0.87 in 2022.

2022 A-level results - 48% of all grades achieved were A/A*, which is a school record, 75% of all grades achieved were A*-B and 88% of all grades achieved were A*-C. Overall, an incredible 94 A* grades were achieved, another school record. 88 students achieved 3 or more A*-B grades.

2022 GCSEs results - 90% of students achieved 5 or more GCSEs at grade 4 or above, and 87% achieved this benchmark including GCSE English and Maths. 47.7% of all GCSE grades achieved were grades 7 to 9. The number of students achieving the highest grades is particularly impressive; 213 grade 9s were awarded which is 12% of all grades achieved.

You will teach across the age and ability range in this oversubscribed co-educational academy supporting students from 11-18 years. In return for your hard work, we offer exceptional support and training and the rewards that come with teaching students who really want to learn.

We take staff and student well-being seriously and have invested time and money in ensuring that all members of our school feel supported and happy.

We offer:

  • A competitive salary (London Fringe Pay Scale/dependent upon experience).
  • Professional development support and an extensive CPD programme.
  • Two-week autumn half term and non-contact time on Friday afternoons (timetable ends at 1.30pm).
  • Generous employer pension contributions.
  •  Cycle to work scheme and on site gym.

Whilst we recognise it is a one-year contract, we will consider applications from Early Careers Teachers if you wish to apply.

For ECTs we offer:

  • The opportunity to commence employment in July 2023, or a paid induction in July.
  • A dedicated mentor with regular mentor meetings and coaching.
  • A comprehensive induction programme and a wide range of CPD opportunities.
  • A competitive salary (London Fringe Pay Scale/dependent upon experience).
  • A two week Autumn half term.
  • Early close to students at 1.30 on Friday afternoon.

Please contact us if you have any questions prior to applying or would like to visit the school. Contact details can be found on the last page. If you are interested in the role on a part time basis, please make this very clear on your application.

Deadline for applications: 9am, Monday 6 February 2023.

Interviews will take place in the morning on Friday 10 February 2023.

Early enquiries and applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to shortlist, appoint and interview prior to the closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Staff and governors have also established a code of conduct, included within this pack, which applies to all members of the school community. 

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