Teacher of PE

  • Full Time
  • Greenwich
  • 15/04/2024

The Halley Academy

Corelli Rd,
Scale: MPS/UPS commensurate with experience + Inner London Allowance
Job Summary: The Halley Academy is now recruiting for a Teacher of PE to join us from September 2024.

Are you seeking a new opportunity to join a highly successful comprehensive school that is committed to providing an outstanding education of excellence for all? Are you someone who is a passionate teacher of PE? Would you thrive when working with other committed and innovative practitioners? The Halley Academy is now recruiting for a Teacher of PE to join us from September 2024.

This is a truly fantastic opportunity for a passionate Teacher of PE to become part of an established, collaborative and successful PE team to ensure that students enjoy a challenging, dynamic and rewarding curriculum. We have a proud and genuine commitment to giving all students the opportunity to explore and excel in a diverse range of sporting activities, so that we support them in leading healthy and active lifestyles during adulthood. All students enjoy core PE in Years 7-11. Sport BTEC is both popular and one of our top performing subjects at both Key Stage 4 and 5. Many of our Year 13 students have historically progressed onto sports related post-18 university or apprenticeship courses. In addition to this, the PE department offers a wide range of extracurricular activities everyday of the week, both before and after school. Our Academy Sports Day is always one of the highlights of the year, and we enjoy competing in sporting competitions both across Greenwich borough and Leigh Academies Trust. We have a state-of-the-art sports centre and extensive outdoor grounds that are well utilised and respected. 

*For genuine occupational requirement reasons we are looking to appoint a woman only for this post (exemption under the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9).

We deem this to be a great position on the basis that;

We offer a vibrant and committed PE Department, passionate about PE and dedicated to supporting students throughout their learning experience and securing the best possible outcomes for them. 
We offer pupils the very best in learning opportunities by delivering high quality teaching via our bespoke curriculum, alongside inspiring and wide-ranging extracurricular opportunities. 
We believe in developing staff into outstanding practitioners through our excellent CPD programmes. 
This is further supported through our membership of the Leigh Academies Trust which provides regular teach-meets and co-operative training sessions within the trust to facilitate staff and student growth.
Suitable and interested candidates are encouraged to make contact with Ben Russell (Principal), by contacting him on ben.russell@thehalleyacademy.org.uk

Key responsibilities, as outlined in the job description, include;

Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge students.
Promote good progress and outcomes by students. 
Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge.
Plan and teach well-structured lessons.
Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of all students. 
Make accurate and productive use of assessment. 
Manage behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment.


This is an opportunity that offers a competitive MPS + Inner London salary, commensurate with experience. This position would also be suitable for NQTs, who were keen to commence and progress their teaching career with us. We also welcome applications from prospective colleagues who would wish to work part time, as well as full time. 

If this sounds like an environment within which you would like to work, apply to join our team from September 2024.