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Teacher of Girls' PE

Malmesbury School, Corn Gastons, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 0DF
Malmesbury School
Full Time
MPR/UPR £28,000 - £43,685
30th November 2022
Start Date
20th February 2023
12th December 2022 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
20th February 2023
  • Contract type: Temporary
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  • Job ID: 1291537

Start date: February 2023

Salary: MPR/UPR £28,000 - £43,685

School context: Mixed 11-18, comprehensive, number on roll: 1435

Contract type: Full Time Temporary (Maternity Cover)

‘We are a Happy, Caring and Excellent School where staff are a high priority and, as a result, students thrive’

Malmesbury School requires an enthusiastic, dynamic and well-qualified teacher of PE. An expertise in netball and an ability to teach girls rugby would also be desirable and applications from ECTs are welcome. The school occupies a modern building with excellent facilities including a gymnasium, hall and dance studio as well as five tennis/netball courts and extensive playing fields. The school has strong relationships with local partners and has regular use of the sports hall at ‘The Activity Zone’ (Malmesbury sports centre), as well as access to the swimming pool. At Key Stage 4 Cambridge Nationals Sports Science and AQA GCSE P.E. are offered and large numbers of students sign up for these courses. A-level PE is also offered and the faculty follows the OCR exam board. The outstanding extra-curricular programme offered to students is a particular strength with high levels of participation.

Malmesbury School is a successful and growing 11-18 school with approximately 1,400 students on roll in the attractive town of Malmesbury, surrounded by stunning Wiltshire countryside with easy access to the M4. We enjoy excellent modern facilities and offer unparalleled support and opportunities to staff who wish to develop their skills and leadership. In 2021 Malmesbury School was appointed as the Flexible Working Ambassador School for the South West.

At Malmesbury School our vision is to be a happy, caring and excellent community. We are proud to be a truly comprehensive school providing an education of the highest quality for all the students within Malmesbury and the surrounding area. In addition to the Athelstan Trust opportunities, teaching staff at Malmesbury School have a wealth of employee benefits including:

• An excellent induction programme including support for those returning to teaching/new to schools

• A comprehensive CPD programme including specialist training provided by internal and external providers

• Access to the nationally recognised OLEVI Outstanding and Creative Teacher Programmes and NPQ programmes

• Coaching and mentoring support from senior leaders for those new to leadership roles

• A caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority - flexible working requests will be considered

• An Athelstan Trust newsletter that shares best practice and latest news

• A research informed Athelstan Trust CPD programme led by experienced staff across five schools

• Continual collaboration and sharing of resources to reduce workload and improve provision for students

• Excellent career progression opportunities

• An extensive enrichment and trip programme

• An on-site counselling service

• Cycle to work scheme

• Employee Assistance programme

The Athelstan Trust is a Multi-Academy Trust formed in 2015 currently consisting of five secondary schools (Malmesbury School, Bradon Forest School, The Dean Academy, Sir William Romney’s School and Chipping Sodbury School) in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and South Gloucestershire. All our schools share a deep commitment to delivering an excellent comprehensive education to all the students in the Trust. The Trust offers further career development opportunities for colleagues to work across more than one school in a supportive environment.

Please complete the trust application form on our school website and accompany this with a letter (of no more than two A4 sides) outlining your experience to-date and the particular strengths, interests and qualities that you could bring to the position. Please read the relevant job description. If you wish to discuss the role further please contact Jan Hainsworth at Malmesbury School.

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 12 December 2022 with interviews taking place on Friday 13 January 2023.

The Athelstan Trust is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this obligation. The successful candidate will be required to

undertake an enhanced disclosure by the DBS. Please visit the school website for further information.

The school welcome booklet can also be found on the school website.

Our privacy notice for job applicants is on the school website.


Safeguarding Statement:

Malmesbury School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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