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Teacher of Physical Education - Full-time

The Norton Knatchbull School, Ashford

  • Ref:KCC886-4528-195T
  • Posted:26/05/2022
  • Pay:Depending on experience
  • Start Date:1st September 2022
  • App Close Date:17/06/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:to be arranged



Required for September 2022

The Norton Knatchbull School is looking to employ a Teacher of Physical Education. This is a full time permanent position.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and well qualified graduate to contribute to the teaching within this highly successful department.  The post is equally suitable for an ECT or more experienced colleague looking for a new challenge. We welcome applicants who are keen to work with high achieving and motivated students. 

Candidates should have a strong knowledge and experience of teaching a range of sports including Football, Hockey, Rugby, Basketball, Athletics, Tennis and Cricket.  Experience of teaching both GCSE and A Level PE would be beneficial.  The successful candidate will be expected to show a full commitment to extra-curricular opportunities within the school, particularly with Football, Hockey and Cricket which will also include some Saturday morning fixtures.  A particular strength in Hockey would be highly beneficial.  

For an application form and job description, please visit our school website at www.nks.kent.sch.uk   Completed applications should be sent to Mrs. E. Blunt, PA to the Headteacher, email applications@nks.kent.sch.uk 

Deadline for applications: Friday 17th June 2022. We reserve the right to interview prior to this date depending on applications received.

NKS is committed to the Continuing Professional Development of all our staff.  We support our employees in career development and respect initiative and ambition.  As such we are committed to using Performance Management; formal and informal training; coaching and mentoring; and peer support to ensure the progression of our staff.  In return we expect commitment and a desire to improve and excel from our colleagues. 

All new recruits to the school will be further supported by a comprehensive Induction Programme and a Mentor.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Only candidates who are shortlisted will be contacted.

Information about the school

The Norton Knatchbull School is a popular and highly regarded selective school for boys aged 11-18 which admits a growing number of girls into its sixth form. Having proudly served the local community of Ashford in Kent since the 17th century, they combine traditional values with a forward-looking and vibrant learning environment where young people are nurtured to become considerate, confident and well-rounded individuals.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emma Blunt
  • Address:Hythe Road, Ashford, Kent, TN24 0QJ
  • Telephone: 01233 620045
  • Email: eblunt@nks.kent.sch.uk


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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).