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Teacher O F Physical Education (0.6) - Part-time

Tonbridge Grammar School, Tonbridge

  • Ref:KCC886-5443-136T
  • Posted:14/02/2020
  • Pay:MPS/UPS depending on experience
  • Start Date:September 2020
  • App Close Date:27/02/2020 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 2nd March 2020


Teacher of Physical Education

Part-time (0.6)

Required September 2020

Salary: MPS – UPS depending on experience

We are looking for an inspiring individual who will relish the opportunity to teach Physical Education to our highly motivated students.

You should be a good Honours graduate, with a love of Physical Education and sport. This position offers either an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to establish their career in an intellectually stimulating environment or for an experienced teacher looking to develop their experience in a new school. The ability to offer an additional subject would be advantageous, but not essential.

All students take part in Physical Education in Years 7-11. Students may choose to study GCSE Physical Education and Sports, Exercise and Health Science is offered in the Sixth Form as part of the IB Diploma. The School has an excellent sporting tradition with high levels of participation in extra-curricular activities. Our sports teams are successful at local, regional and national levels.  

Students in Years 7–11 and in our co-ed sixth form become increasingly independent learners as they progress through the School and achieve excellent outcomes at GCSE and in the internationally recognised IB Diploma.  Experience of teaching the IB is not essential. Training will be offered as required.

The School offers an outstanding internationally minded education and an extensive professional development programme for all staff supporting; induction, leadership development and well-being.

Please send completed application forms to personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk .

CV’s alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Midday Thursday 27th February 2020

Interviews: Week commencing 2nd March 2020

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome. Tonbridge Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We reserve the right to interview before the closing date.


Information about the school

About Tonbridge Grammar School

We are a high achieving selective grammar school with academy status, educating girls between the ages of 11 to 16 and girls and boys in the Sixth Form (1166 students on roll). The School prepares students for GCSEs and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme following the Middle Years Programme in Years 7-9. Our students are encouraged to take part in an extensive range of extracurricular activities.

TGS is situated in Kent ‘the garden of England’, close to Royal Tunbridge Wells. This location is ideal for trips to London and you will also find beautiful countryside on your doorstep. Excellent transport links to both London and the coast.

Ethos and Values

Tonbridge Grammar School is an IBO World School and our ethos and values are closely aligned to those of the International Baccalaureate Organisation with its focus on intercultural awareness, holistic learning and communication.

Benefits of joining our community

There is a collegiality amongst the staff at TGS which creates a working environment that is intellectually stimulating and highly rewarding.

Staff benefits include:

• Two full days of induction and a professional studies programme throughout your first year • Internationally accredited IB training and MA opportunities • For NQT’s – Employment form July: phased timetable of teaching and observations, payment over the summer holiday preceding your first year with us • 10 Academy days giving time for team collaboration and meetings • Motivated and talented students who are eager to learn in a calm and positive environment • Teachers’ Pension and Local Government Pension Scheme • Well-being package provided by Schools Advisory Service • Bike to work scheme • Overseas trip opportunities such as Ski-ing, Malawi, Iceland and Japan • Free staff fitness classes and mindfulness • Organised staff social activities

Ofsted rating is Outstanding

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Holly O'Neill
  • Address:Deakin Leas, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 2JR
  • Telephone: (01732) 365125
  • Email: personnel@tgs.kent.sch.uk


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.