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Teacher of PE/Sport – Prep School

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Required from September 2021

Please double check you have the right level of experience and qualifications by reading the full overview of this opportunity below.

Hours: Part time, 0.4 FTE

This is an exciting opportunity for a well-qualified and enthusiastic Teacher of PE/Sport to join a friendly and vibrant school where pupils are highly motivated and behaviour is excellent and have the opportunity to inspire young children with a love of sport and fitness.

PE and Sport at Oxford High Prep is an integral and important part of the curriculum. We are looking for an accomplished sports teacher who is able to offer a wide range of expertise. The ability to teach to a high standard across our full range of activities including Games, Dance, Gymnastics, Fitness and Swimming would be expected. In addition, commitment to our extensive co-curricular programme of clubs, fixtures and inter-house competition is essential.

The successful candidate will be a dedicated team player with an enthusiastic ‘can-do’ approach and eager to go the extra mile to ensure the girls achieve their sporting and personal potential in an environment that is both challenging and supportive.

You will be joining a department that has access to a range of facilities across two sites, as well as excellent local facilities off-site. Our main Games include Hockey, Netball, Football, Tennis and Cricket and we regularly compete against local schools and in GDST competitions in these sports. The PE curriculum is made up of fitness and aesthetic activities such as dance and gymnastics, and Swimming is a stand-alone activity that also takes place weekly and contributes to our fixture schedule.

Applications from NQTs are warmly welcomed.

About Oxford High School

Since its foundation over 140 years ago in the heart of Oxford’s historic city centre, Oxford High School has been innovative and pioneering in its approach to girls’ education.

Today, Oxford High School is a happy and vibrant place to work: our girls are highly motivated and ambitious, supportive yet self-aware. From our youngest Reception pupils through to our longest-serving members of staff, there is a real sense of pride at being part of the Oxford High community.

As well as our commitment to girls’ education, we are committed to investing in our staff’s personal development through training and learning initiatives and via the GDST network.

As part of the Girls’ Day School Trust, the leading and largest group of independent girls’ schools in the UK, we offer a variety of benefits, which include:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • Free school lunches
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

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Closing date: Tuesday 8th June 2021 at 9am.

Interview date: Monday 14th June 2021.

The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and child protection screening will apply to this post.

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