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PE Teacher - Full-time

Maplesden Noakes School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-5401-368T
  • Posted:27/02/2024
  • Pay:MPS/ UPS
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:15/03/2024 at 09:00
  • Interviews:To be advised



Teacher of PE – Required for September 2024


We are seeking to appoint a passionate and enthusiastic Teacher of PE from September 2024. The PE department’s vision is to provide all learners with a broad and balanced curriculum, which will encourage ‘lifelong participation’ in physical activity. We are looking for a passionate and high-quality teacher who is committed to helping achieve excellent and consistent outcomes. They will deliver quality first teaching and support the effective delivery of extracurricular provision for all year groups. Physical Education is a very popular subject within the school, within our PE curriculum we offer a range of traditional and non-traditional activities including Kinball, OAA, Softball and more.


The successful candidate will be required to teach KS3 and KS4. Additionally, an interest in/experience of teaching KS5 would be advantageous, as would the ability to teach additional subjects such as IT or Mathematics. The position is open to ECTs as well as more experienced colleagues. As a flexible employer we welcome applications from those seeking both full time and part time employment.

The PE department is high performing with a strong team. There are currently six full-time teachers and one part-time teacher within the PE department.


For KS4 students study AQA at GCSE or OCR Level 2 Cambridge Nationals. For KS5 students’ study A’ Level PE (AQA) or Edexcel BTEC Level 3.


Should you require further details about the role or require a tour of the school, please contact Aaron Davey, Head of PE via  generalenquiries@maplesden.kent.sch.uk   

The school ensures that there is the right work-home balance to support the wellbeing of all staff. We are dedicated to providing outstanding training and development.  Other benefits include (but are not limited to) wellbeing afternoons and free annual flu vaccinations. Alongside a salary of between £31,737 - £46,525 pa (for full time employment), the school will contribute 28.68% (from April 2024) (the equivalent of between £9,102 and £13,343 pa) towards you being a member of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.

Closing date for applications is Friday 15th March 2024 (9 am).  This date may be brought forward in the event that suitable candidates are found earlier.  Early applications are therefore recommended.


Maplesden Noakes School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such, this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Services check.

Information about the school

Maplesden Noakes is an 11-18 co-educational non-selective school. The school has an excellent reputation, is popular with parents and regularly over-subscribed. Having been recently accredited as a High-Performance Learning World Class School, we believe that all of our pupils have the potential to achieve the very highest standards of performance no matter what their background or previous achievement.

Maplesden Noakes is situated on the west side of Maidstone approximately 40 miles south-east of London. The school benefits from having strong links with the local business community.

Passionate about the wellbeing of staff, the school supports good physical health and mental wellbeing. With a staff Wellbeing Policy now in place, this highlights the importance placed on a good work/life balance. Our wellbeing committee are regularly thinking of new ways to support all staff in this area with wellbeing afternoons, flexible working and financial wellbeing high on the agenda.

We believe passionately in equity and diversity. Our school is committed to embracing the lived experience of people of every race, sexuality and gender. We believe strongly in giving everyone the opportunities they deserve, no matter what social barriers may have held them back in the past.

We are committed to the professional development of all staff and offer excellent CPD, whether in house or by external providers. All teaching staff have a laptop for use at school and home.

The governing body has recently amended the school admission policy to ensure that staff who have been employed by the school for two or more years and/or are recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage, receive preference in terms of admission to the school for their child(ren).

We look forward to receiving your application.

Job Contact Information

Fax: (01622) 661707


Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

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 Education.