SSP Specialist PE Teacher
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Main Pay Range 1 - Upper Pay Range 3, £25,714 - £41,604 pro rata to hours worked
Maiden Castle, Durham University, Stockton Road, DH1 3SE. This role will involve regular travel to schools in the Durham and Chester le Street localities.
Children & Young People’s Services
Education & Skills
Durham and Chester – le – Street School Sports Partnership
Vacancy Reference No: CYPS/21/514
Post title: 0.8 SSP Specialist PE Teacher - temporary until 31/08/2022
Salary: £25,714 - £41,604 pro rata to hours worked - Teachers Pay Scale Main Pay Scale 1 – Upper Pay Range 3
Job Location: Your normal place of work will be Maiden Castle, Durham University, Stockton Road, DH1 3SE. This role will involve regular travel to schools in the Durham and Chester le Street localities.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join The School Sport Partnership Team. The SSP covers 7 Secondary Schools, 50 Primary Schools, 2 Junior Schools, 2 Infant Schools and 2 Special Schools in the Durham and Chester-le-Street area. The successful candidate will join a friendly, hard-working SSP team whose aims are to help improve the quality of Curriculum Physical Education, broaden participation/competitive opportunities, and develop active, healthy lifestyles.
We work closely with our Schools and a range of partners including Durham County Council, County Durham Sport, YST and other sporting agencies. We have access to excellent facilities within schools, Maiden Castle, local sports clubs and public facilities in the area. There is a supportive community network of clubs and other organisations keen to work together to develop sport and physical activity for young people in Durham and Chester-le-Street.
This is an exciting opportunity for a talented specialist Physical Education teacher or a Primary teacher with a Physical Education background to support and contribute to the development of PE & School Sport 4-16 years, with particular emphasis on Primary support.
A suitable candidate will have at least 5 years recent teaching experience and expertise in developing and implementing a successful PE programme, with experience of working alongside Primary School Teachers.
A successful track record in delivering high quality PE in a range of educational environments along with a commitment to extra-curricular activities and experience of working with other agencies is essential.
The successful candidate must be innovative, hardworking, enthusiastic, be able to work within a team and have the motivation/drive to succeed in this challenging role.
This position will be offered as a fixed term contract up until 31st August 2022. Depending on availability of future funding, this post may be extended.
Any offer of employment to this post will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.
• Degree Level or equivalent.
• Qualified Teacher Status.
• Full driving licence or means of mobility for work (full reimbursement of expenses is available).
Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as a disability confident employer we are committed to employing disabled people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants were required.
For further information or an informal discussion about the post please call the SSP Manager (Andrew Scothern) on 07984145235 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Interviews will be held week commencing 4th October 2021.
As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.
Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll and Employee Services Team on telephone no. 03000 266148 or email PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk
In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.
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