Teacher of Girls PE and Health and Social Care - Staffordshire University Academy

Marston Road, Hednesford, Cannock, Staffordshire, WS12 4JH
Teachers M1 to M6 FTE £25714 - £36961
01 Apr 2021
26 Apr 2021
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Teacher of Girls PE and Health and Social Care


Start date:  September 2021

Staffordshire University Academy is seeking to appoint an innovative and ambitious teacher of PE who can enthuse, motivate and challenge students in a wide range of learning activities up to KS5. We are committed to continually improving the quality of teaching and learning.  We have access to high quality facilities and resources and work within a strong team structure that allows best practice to be shared.  Staff benefit from a positive working environment, with strong support for professional development.  The successful candidates will join a team of friendly and supportive colleagues who want to achieve the very best for our students.  The candidate will also deliver other vocational subjects such as health and social care.  The candidate would have a minimum of 50% PE teaching.

Staffordshire University Academy has seen a rapid improvement in recent years and focuses on our relentless mission of improving the life chances of the students in our local community. We have worked hard on creating a clear culture of high expectations and aspirations within the academy. September 2021 sees our biggest ever cohorts in Year 12 and Year 7.

This coincides with our unique football academy pathway, through our Hednesford Sports Education partnership. Students, male or female, who are in the academy have dedicated football sessions coached by UEFA B coaches and fitness and nutrition sessions led by professionals.

This opportunity would suit an NQT or an experienced teacher with a passion for PE who is looking for a new challenge.   Ideally we would like to appoint a candidate who has the vision and desire to develop professionally to support improving the outcomes of our students.  

Do you have:

  • High aspirations and a track record of delivering effective lessons where students are able to make at least good progress
  • A passion for working with young people to make a difference to their lives
  • A desire to ensure all groups of students are suitably motivated and challenged
  • The desire to share and learn from best practice to ensure continual self-improvement
  • The ability to use and apply technology in lessons to support teaching and learning

In return we can offer:

  • Genuinely exciting career development opportunities
  • A team of supportive, experienced and enthusiastic colleagues
  • Excellent facilities



For more information and to download an application pack please visit our website: www.suacademy.co.uk or email: vacancies@suacademy.co.uk to request an application pack. Alternatively contact Claire Simpson on 01543 224 654.

Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 26th April 2021

Interviews to be held in the week during week commencing Monday 26th April 2021

This academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form.

To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at: www.gov.uk/government/publications/acceptable-right-to-work-documents-an-employers-guide

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