PE Teacher, Qualified Teacher, SEND Teacher, Unqualified Teacher
Posted 7 months ago


PE Teacher – Contract – Full-Time – January 2024 Start – £23,000 – £65,000 per year – South London

  • Are you a PE Teacher (Unqualified or Qualified) who is looking for a new, exciting challenge in a specialist setting?
  • Are you passionate about supporting young people with social emotional mental health and behavioural needs?

We are currently seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic PE Teacher to join a specialist school in South London. As a PE Teacher at this school, you will have a unique opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of students with social-emotional & mental health (SEMH) needs.

***Please note: you will be expected to cover all lessons in the curriculum when required; planning will be provided.***


About the Successful PE Teacher:

  • Will have QTS, be an ECT or be an aspiring qualified teacher.
  • Will have worked in a school, preferably a SEND school with students with SEMH and behavioural needs.
  • Will have strong behaviour management skills.
  • Will have an excellent understanding of the UK curriculum up to GCSE level.
  • Will have demonstrable organisational and time-management skills.


Responsibilities of the PE Teacher:

  • Deliver engaging and interactive PE lessons to students with SEMH needs fostering a love for the subject.
  • Planning and developing the schemes of work.
  • Develop and implement differentiated learning to address students’ individual learning needs and bridge any educational gaps.
  • Ensure a calm, safe and productive learning environment and manage all challenging behaviours using a trauma-informed, holistic approach.
  • Assess and monitor student progress, providing regular feedback and implementing interventions when necessary.
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team, including support staff and therapists, to provide a holistic approach to student development.
  • Stay updated with the latest developments in the curriculum, ensuring the delivery of high-quality lessons up to GCSE level.
  • Create a supportive and inclusive learning environment that promotes positive behaviour and emotional well-being.
  • Build positive relationships with students and provide pastoral care, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met.
  • Work closely with parents/guardians, providing regular updates on students’ progress and addressing any concerns.
  • Cover lessons for absent teachers across the whole school when required.


Important Information

  • Start date: January 2024
  • Working Days/Hours: Monday to Friday, 08:30am – 4pm (the pupils have a shorter school day)
  • Contract: Temporary (until February half-term) – there will be the opportunity to extend the contract for the right candidate
  • Pay: £130 – £210 per day (umbrella)


Interview Process

  • If shortlisted, you will be invited to a short phone call to assess your suitability for the role
  • If successful, your CV will be sent to the Headteacher for consideration
  • You will be invited to an interview and lesson observation, teaching a class

I look forward to receiving your application. Good luck!


Job Features

Job Category

Secondary, SEND


£23,000 - £65,000 per year

Year group

KS3 / KS4 / KS5 / SEND

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