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Second in Charge of Physical Education (Secondary Phase)
  • Employer: St Matthew Academy
  • Reference: STMA/21/143931
  • Published: Tue 23/02/2021, 15:50 PM
  • Closing on: Wed 10/03/2021, 15:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: Inner London Main/Upper Pay Scale + TLR2B £4,776
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Blackheath, London (London Borough of Lewisham), Lewisham

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Second in Charge of Physical Education (Secondary Phase)


Salary: Inner London Main/Upper Pay Scale + TLR2B £4,776
Required: September 2021
Contract/Duration: Permanent, Full-Time
Location: London Borough of Lewisham, London


Do you aspire to be a talented, dynamic and ambitious teacher?
Do you have a real passion and desire to enthuse pupils with your own love of your subject?
Are you interested and committed to evidence based teaching and learning?


If yes, then we would like to offer you the opportunity to work with us here at St Matthew Academy, at this exciting time on our journey to becoming a great school. The recent Ofsted inspection (Autumn 2019) judged the Academy to be ‘Good’ across all areas and recognised the improvements made in all aspects.

We are looking to appoint a 2i/c who is an outstanding PE teacher with high expectations, who has a passion for developing their pupil’s potential as well as taking on additional responsibilities in the post. The ability to teach girls’ PE is required. This post is suitable for a teacher that can contribute to the continuing development of the curriculum across all Key Stages and is an inspirational and collaborative leader with a ‘can-do’ attitude. It is expected that the successful candidate will consistently plan and deliver outstanding lessons.  The right candidate will be an excellent teacher with strong subject knowledge, high expectations and have experience of teaching GCSE PE and/or BTEC Sport Level 2.


The successful candidate will be: 

  • Passionate about enabling every child to exceed expectations
  • An enthusiastic and successful teacher
  • Committed to ensuring high expectations for pupils, staff and themselves
  • Well organised, an excellent communicator and keen to take an active role in academy life
  • In sympathy with our Catholic ethos


We offer:

  • Fantastic pupils with enormous potential
  • Staff who are supportive to each other and enjoy working collaboratively
  • Personalised programme of professional development and coaching for all staff including a highly rated IMPACT programme for Newly Qualified Teachers
  • A modern building, in a delightful setting and excellent resources
  • Excellent public transport and road links across London and Kent
  • Fully equipped gym and fitness suite, Season Ticket Loan, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle-to-work scheme, Tech Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme
  • A strong commitment to staff well-being


Our school motto is ‘let your light shine’ and we ensure that we live this vision every day.


How To Apply


Your application is a direct permanent application to St Matthew Academy.  To apply, please request an application form from Ellie Field at or call Ellie on 0207 259 8770 for more information. Your application is a permanent application to our school (not through agency), Hays is our recruitment partner for all permanent appointments.


Closing: 3.00pm, Wednesday 10th March 2021
Interviews: Week beginning 15th March 2021


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*Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early for this role. The school reserves the right to close this advert early should the right candidate be found.