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PE Subject Lead - Full-time

Bower Grove School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-7032-343T
  • Posted:28/03/2024
  • Pay:UPS + SENA
  • Start Date:September 2024
  • App Close Date:24/04/2024 at 08:00
  • Interviews:1st May 2024


Bower Grove has an exciting opportunity required for September 2024 as a full time permanent, enthusiastic and talented Subject Team Leader of Physical Education to teach and lead classes across Key Stages 1 - 4. Bower Grove’s PE department is a thriving team of experienced teachers who have a proven track record of supporting our pupils in achieving great outcomes.

The post has arisen after the promotion of a colleague to the Leadership Team and we are extremely proud of the reputation the department has in our community.

The department is very well resourced with a full sports hall, main hall and a fitness suite. There is strong collaboration and support amongst the team, with joint planning and CPD at the centre of team meetings.  The department will be offering training to two student teachers for September.  This is an exciting time to be joining a successful department as they look to develop further. We are looking for a hardworking, energetic and enthusiastic person to contribute to the further development of this area.

Our ideal candidate would:

  • Be an outstanding Qualified Teacher of PE with the drive and capacity to thrive in this role with outstanding subject knowledge.
  • Have experience or a drive to lead a team of PE teachers.
  • Have a clear vision of how to improve standards in PE.
  • Be able to motive and inspire our pupils and be relentless in the pursuit of ensuring every pupil is given opportunities to thrive in a PE environment.
  • Be resilient, hard working, solution focused and committed to transforming pupil outcomes.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate a passion and vision for enrichment activities with the PE department including extra curriculum opportunities.
  • Excellent administrative, organisational and IT skills.

Is this you - if so, we want to hear from you!


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.   The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure Check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Information about the school

Bower Grove is a Foundation Day Special School for statemented pupils with learning and social, emotional and mental health difficulties (SEMH) including social communication difficulties and anxiety. We offer a unique teaching and learning environment and committed staff and pupils.

Job Contact Information

Fax: 01622 725025


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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 Education.