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PE Teacher

Job Description

PE Teacher (Specializing in Lacrosse)

Location: Prestigious Prep School for Girls, High Wycombe
Position: PE Teacher
Specialization: Lacrosse
Age Group: 7-13 years
Contract Type: Full-Time / Permanent
Start Date: September 2024

About The School:

At the Prep school they pride themselves on providing a holistic education that promotes physical well-being, teamwork, and personal growth for girls aged 7-13. The school is committed to fostering a love for sports and physical activities, encouraging students to develop their skills and build confidence.

The Role:

We are seeking a passionate and experienced PE Teacher with a strong background in lacrosse to join the dedicated team. The successful candidate will play a key role in developing the physical education program, inspiring young girls to achieve their best in sports and physical fitness.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver high-quality PE lessons with a particular focus on lacrosse, tailored to the needs of students aged 7-13.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages student participation and teamwork.
  • Organize and oversee lacrosse training sessions, matches, and tournaments.
  • Assess and monitor student progress, providing constructive feedback and support to help each girl achieve her potential.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to develop and implement innovative teaching strategies and resources.
  • Participate in and support the organization of extracurricular sports activities and events.
  • Promote a healthy and active lifestyle among students.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • A degree in Physical Education or a related field.
  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent.
  • Proven experience teaching PE, with a strong emphasis on lacrosse, to children in the specified age group.
  • Strong knowledge of the UK National Curriculum for Physical Education.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development and a passion for educational excellence.

Desirable Attributes:

  • Experience working in a prep school or independent school setting.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate students through creative and engaging teaching methods.
  • A collaborative approach and the ability to work effectively within a team.

What We Offer:

  • A supportive and welcoming school community.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • A beautiful and inspiring working environment.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

How to Apply:

If you are a passionate and dedicated PE Teacher with experience in lacrosse, we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV and a covering letter detailing your suitability for the role to us ASAP.

If this position isn't quite what you are looking for, please still get in touch to discuss other available roles. If you also know of someone else who may be interested, earn extra money with our referral bonus, up to £250!

If you have not received a response within 7 working days, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. For other available positions please refer to our website.

Dunbar Education is committed to the highest standards of safeguarding to ensure the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, to share this commitment. To adhere with safer recruitment procedures and guidelines, all registrations will be required to fill out our application form in, to receive work. This will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references. Dunbar Education is an equal opportunities employer and recognises the value of and seeks to achieve a diverse workforce in schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds. Dunbar Education is a member of ASPCo compliance plus, for more information please refer to our recruitment & selection policy statement.