PE Teacher

Civitas Academy

PE Teacher


Civitas Academy, Little Burton, East Staffordshire

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 049cecf83b1240b38f129359909315a6

Full Job Description

Do you enjoy working with children? Do you have a passion for PE, sports, fitness and well-being? Do you have the skills to support their learning and development?

Have you got a can-do' approach and outlook? At Civitas Academy, we are looking for a PE Teacher who will take the lead in delivering PE sessions across the academy and supporting staff development, as well as providing enrichment and extra-curricular activities to our children.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational, ambitious and talented PE Teacher to join our dedicated and enthusiastic team.

Our PE Teacher has a dual role; firstly, to provide high-quality PE and professional development to our teaching staff, and additionally take a lead on providing enrichment and games during the break and lunchtime to contribute towards the overall sports provision.

The role will also involve taking responsibility for the organisation of school games, competitions and sports events locally within the sports partnership.

This is a role which requires a great deal of initiative, to use time effectively to maximise opportunities to have an impact on pupils' physical well-being through lessons, through breaks and lunches, and through clubs and the sports partnership.

The appointed candidate will be excited to take the lead in each of these aspects and drive PE & Sports at Civitas .

You will be part of the PE leadership across the school, taking responsibility for the majority of lessons planned and taught, and providing development for teachers in delivering their own lessons.

This will be a flexible role which could be working with all children across the academy, from Early Years to Key Stage 2.

The role also includes leading provision and enrichment during break and lunchtimes.

  • The motivation and passion to achieve the very best for the children within PE and sports

  • A good understanding or awareness of the Early Years Foundation Stage and / or a good understanding of the Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 curriculum for PE

  • A good understanding of the range of additional needs that pupils can have and how best to support them within PE and sports

  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a wider team

  • A can-do' approach to all aspects of academy life

  • A willingness to undertake professional development and grow their skills

  • Excellent communication skills and a good sense of humour

    Civitas Academy is a two form entry school for children aged four to eleven, serving the children and families of Reading and the surrounding area.

  • We currently have children in Reception to Year 6. We are part of the REAch2 Reading Cluster which also includes Green Park Village Academy, The Palmer Academy and Ranikhet Academy.

    At Civitas we are proud to welcome children, families and colleagues of many different nationalities into our school on a daily basis.

    We work hard to support children who have little understanding of English in developing the skills they need to help them learn, even if they start at a very early stage.

    We are an inclusive school, working with other schools, providers and professionals in helping children with special needs to overcome their barriers to learning and find success.

    We also offer support to families, and value the partnerships between children, parents, the school and the wider community in improving the lives of the children in our care.

    We are a caring employer who invests in the future of our employees, as only through their excellence can we deliver excellence for the children and families whom we serve.

    To see more information about the school, please visit our website Civitas Academy

    As a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies, Civitas Academy is committed to raising standards and achieving excellent for all pupils whatever their background or circumstance.

    The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.

    In return we can offer :
  • A firm commitment to you and your professional development

  • Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and Governors

  • A growing learning community

  • Encouragement to develop new ideas and the opportunity to make a real difference

  • Coaching and mentoring from the trust and school leaders

  • Fantastic trust wide CPD opportunities

  • Vast opportunities for career progression

  • If you have a genuine commitment to improving the life chances of children then we would like to hear from YOU!