Start Date: Friday 11th November 2022
Closing Date: Friday 2nd December 2022
Interviews: Monday 5th December 2022
Salary: MP1 to UPS3
Contract Type: Full Time

Job Title: Teacher of Girls Physical Education (Maternity)

Contract Hours: Full Time

Start Date: January 2023

Grade: MP1 to UPS3

As a popular and successful school, we are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, hardworking teacher to contribute to the further success of our school.

You will be required to:

● To ensure that all groups of students make outstanding progress

● To develop or contribute to the range of activities and support for all students

Required for January 2023

We are looking to appoint an inspiring teacher to join our excellent Physical Education team. The post will involve the teaching to age ranges personalised to the strengths of the individual teacher. Therefore, we are looking to employ a highly qualified teacher with a record of delivering high quality lessons with excellent student outcomes. Experience of teaching BTEC would be an advantage.

The successful candidate should be a specialist in Physical Education.

In September 2015 our school moved into an amazing new building. PE is taught in a range of purpose built accommodation, including Sports Hall, Fitness Suite, Gymnasium, Dance Studio, 6 Netball courts, 9 Tennis courts, outdoor swimming pool as well as extensive playing fields. This post offers an excellent opportunity to a colleague at any stage of their career who is passionate about making a difference for our wonderful students.

Thomas Gainsborough School and Sixth Form is a consistently high performing, well resourced, and truly comprehensive 11-18 school, with a firm belief in excellence for each and every student, with high expectations for success, placing students at the heart of their curriculum.

We continue to invest in high quality professional development and provide a range of employee benefits. We are closely linked to the Unity Research School and lead the way in many local and national initiatives including being an EdTech Demonstrator School and an ArtsMark platinum school. We provide excellent care and support for our staff and students. There are Lead Practitioners within the school to support colleagues in continually improving their practice. We also regularly welcome trainee teachers and are a hub for local professional development and the dissemination of research.

The school and Sixth Form centre is located just south of Sudbury in Suffolk and is within easy reach of Colchester, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

Many of our staff work flexibly in different ways including part-time working. For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours of flexible start and end times. Please talk to us at the interview stage about the flexibility you would like and we will explore what’s possible for this role.

Closing date: Friday 25th November 2022

Interviews: Monday 28th November 2022

If you would like to learn more about the school in preparation for making an application or would like to speak to someone about this exciting opportunity, then please contact Mr R Myhill (Head of PE),, 01787 375232.

Further details, if required, are available from Mrs K Fuller,, 01787 375232