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Teacher of PE - Full-time

Herne Bay High School, Herne Bay

  • Ref:KCC886-5448-402T
  • Posted:17/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS
  • Start Date:September 24 or earlier for ECT
  • App Close Date:07/05/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:WC 13th May 2024


We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic practitioner who can teach a wide range of sports and activities to KS3 and KS4 classes. It is desirable that the successful candidate has experience of, or a willingness to teach OCR Sport Studies.

The Department runs an extensive extra-curricular programme with clubs running before school, at lunchtimes and after school. Extra-curricular clubs and activities are offered to all students of all abilities and attendance of club and team practice is very positive.  Students have the opportunity to represent the school in competitions across the district with some teams and individuals competing in county and national competitions. A commitment to extra-curricular is considered an essential part of the role.

The Physical Education Department has outstanding facilities which are used not only by students but also by the community.  The facilities include a sports arena, sports hall, gymnasium, floodlit Astroturf pitch, all weather floodlit Astroturf tennis courts, extensive playing fields, dance studios, an indoor climbing wall and fitness suite. In addition, the school uses the local woods and environment for the Outdoor Adventurous Activity Programme. 

Enthusiasm, adaptability, and commitment are qualities we will look for in a successful candidate.

The successful applicant will be joining a highly supportive and collaborative department.  We welcome applications from ECTs and will consider part time teaching for the right candidate.

The staff at Herne Bay High School are fully committed to safeguarding, the prevention of extremism and radicalisation; and promoting the welfare of children, if you are not as committed as we are please do not apply for this position.  Applicants must be willing to undergo comprehensive child protection screening including checks with past employers, the Disclosure & Barring Service and Barred List Checks.


Information about the school

Herne Bay High School is a large hugely successful Single Academy Trust that serves the Herne Bay coastal area of North Kent. We have a comprehensive intake and are significantly oversubscribed in all year groups and in June 2022 Ofsted rated the school good with an Outstanding 6th form provision. Whilst academic rigour and examination success is at the forefront of our development, we passionately believe that a broad, balanced approach to education is important and as such we place great emphasis on the Creative and Performing Arts, Technology, and Sport as a key part of a young person’s early educational journey. Herne Bay High School is also a champion of collaborative practice, with current memberships to the East Kent Learning Alliance (EKLA), East Kent Schools Together Network (EKST), and the Coastal Alliance Co-Operative Trust (CACOT). Due to continual growth, we are looking to recruit a passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated leader, who can contribute to the continued development of the school. All staff joining HBHS will benefit from • High quality personalised professional development • Fantastic career opportunities • Full programme of induction and support • Being part of a school that values it employees • Complimentary Benenden Health Care

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Kellyanne Eagle
  • Address:Bullockstone Road, Herne Bay, Kent, CT6 7NS
  • Telephone: (01227) 361221
  • Email: k.eagle@hernebayhigh.org

Fax: 01227 742481


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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.