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Physical Education & Sports Teacher (Pre-Prep) - Full-time

St Michael's Prep School, Otford

  • Ref:KCC886-6016-200T
  • Posted:15/09/2022
  • Pay:St Michael's Main or Upper Pay Scale
  • Start Date:January 2023
  • App Close Date:03/10/2022 at 09:00
  • Interviews:12.10.2022

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This is a high-profile role within our modern and successful Pre-Prep at St Michael’s Prep school. It is a full-time physical education teaching role. You will not be classroom based. We require an inspirational teacher to continue to develop the skills of our very youngest children aged 2, right through to age 7, preparing them over the next 5 years for the Sports they will participate in at Prep school.

Good sportsmanship is important to us, as is a culture of everyone taking part and having a can-do attitude. Weekly swimming begins in Year 1 and carries on throughout Year 2. Our dedicated swimming teacher leads this. You will be instrumental in organising the annual swimming gala. In KS1 the children have a Games afternoon where football, hockey, bench ball and athletics are taught.

St Michael’s has a large and experienced Sports Department based at Prep school who can give support and advice, also there are GAP Students on hand to help. You would need a clean driving licence as there may be occasions when you would be required to drive a minibus.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

As we are an independent school our terms are just 33 weeks long (5 weeks shorter than state schools).  Our Teaching staff work 34 weeks per year which includes INSET days, when training for interesting and relevant topics is provided.  All staff working over the lunch period are entitled to a complimentary hot or cold lunch during term time. There is complimentary use of the swimming pool (at agreed times only). Annual salary review, classes are small, parking on site is free, and we would welcome you to the St Michael’s family with a comprehensive, interesting induction program.

St Michael’s actively manages the inclusion of its people and values human diversity, believing that our different ways of being and thinking adds value to our school community.  We are committed to creating and sustaining a more ethnically diverse workforce. In this regard, we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds who share our values in this area.

If you would like the opportunity to find out more, please call Kim or Sathya in the HR team for a chat, we are happy to answer any questions you may have before applying.

Early applications welcomed. We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we appoint before the close date.

Please complete a teaching staff application form downloadable from our website, vacancies page Join Us | St Michaels School

Please submit your application form with a covering letter (in MS word or PDF format only) including details of the skills, qualities and experience you have, and why you would like to apply for this position to:

Mrs. Kim d’Albertanson at recruitment@stmichaels.kent.sch.uk

Application Deadline: Monday 3rd October 2022 at 9am

Interview Date: Wednesday 12th October 2022

St Michael’s Prep School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced disclosure through the Disclosure and Barring Service and online digital presence checks if invited to interview.

Information about the school

St Michael's Prep School is a co-educational day school, rated ‘Excellent’ by the ISI in March 2017, with approximately 475 children aged 2-13, enjoying a beautiful location, overlooking 100 acres of land. Our state of the art Pre-Prep building sets each child on a learning journey that is rich, active and inspiring. Children continue into the Prep School, taught by a large number of specialist professionals who work throughout the school to provide a rich array of curricular and co-curricular opportunities.

Benefits of working at St Michael’s Prep:

As we are an independent school our terms are just 33 weeks long (5 weeks shorter than state schools). Our academic staff are in school 34 weeks per year which includes INSET days, when training for interesting and relevant topics is provided. All staff working over the lunch period are entitled to a complimentary hot or cold lunch during term time. There is complimentary use of the swimming pool (at agreed times only). Classes are small. Parking on site is free, and we would welcome you to the St Michael’s family with a comprehensive, interesting induction program.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01959 522137

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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). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Legislation.