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Teacher of Girls PE

Permanent. Part-time, 0.4 - 0.7 FTE (possibly more with the ability to contribute to another subject).

The School

Gordano School is a large and highly successful 11-18 comprehensive secondary school approximately eight miles outside Bristol. This includes a thriving Sixth Form of over 350 students that is strongly integrated into the school and offers significant opportunities for Post-16 teaching in over 30 courses. We are the sole secondary school serving the popular town of Portishead, and benefit greatly from being a central part of our community.

We view education as something bigger than just academic achievement. We have a record of considerable academic success, but believe that an education should be about preparing young people for their future lives in a complete sense. As well as consistently positive Progress 8 and Level 3 Value Added outcomes at GCSE and A Level respectively we place great emphasis on student leadership, an unparalleled extra-curricular programme and student progression to their next steps in a wide range of academic and vocational routes.

We pride ourselves on the very high quality support for colleagues at all stages of their career through internal and external CPD, including our membership of the Lighthouse Schools Partnership’s Centre of Professional Development, with staff involved across all levels of NPQ programmes. We maintain significant involvement in Initial Teacher Training and deliver comprehensive ECT induction in association with the Five Counties Teaching School Hubs Alliance and Ambition Institute. Our very large staff body allows regular opportunities for progression into leadership roles at all levels.

We were judged Outstanding in all categories in our last Ofsted inspection, but, just as importantly, seek to be a very happy school community with a big heart. This has never been more evident than in the last year, where we have been incredibly proud of the response from our brilliant staff, children and families to the Covid pandemic.

The Role

With effect from 1 September 2022 we are looking for an enthusiastic teacher of Girls PE to join a high achieving Faculty on a part-time basis.

The successful candidate will be:

  • a strong classroom teacher
  • willing to demonstrate commitment to the values and behaviours of Gordano School
  • able to enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students to raise standards and achievement at all levels
  • passionate about the role of PE in the curriculum

 

Gordano School offers an excellent benefits package including contributory pension scheme, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and benefits (offering discounts on shopping), cycle to work scheme and on-site parking.

Applications should be submitted by covering letter and application form (curriculum vitae optional) to the Headteacher, Mr Tom Inman at recruitment@gordanoschool.org.uk by:

Closing date: 9am Wednesday 18 May 2022

Interviews: w/c 23 May 2022

Gordano School supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS checks are required for all successful applicants.


Early applications are encouraged.  We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement.