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Blackfen School for Girls

Blackfen School for Girls

Raising aspirations - releasing potential

Teacher of PE










Blackfen School is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. In 2018, 61% of students in year 11 achieved five or more GCSE 9 - 4 / A*- C grades, including at least a 4 in English and a 4 in Mathematics. At A’ level in 2018, 100% of the grades were A*- E with 41% at A*- B and 83% at A*- C.  Similarly high levels were achieved in Level 3 BTEC qualifications.


 Our flourishing Sixth Form offers a wide range of courses at AS and A2 level, as well as vocational level 2 and 3 courses.


Our Governors wish to appoint an ambitious, talented, innovative teacher who is committed to raising achievement and who has the capacity to make a real contribution to the work of a supportive and continually improving school. Ambition for excellence, a passion for student achievement and the desire to develop professional skills within a supportive learning community will characterise applications for this post.


Applicants to possess the ability to teach BTEC Level 2 / 3, Sports Leadership experience and Extra-Curricular clubs experience.

Experience in DofE (Duke of Edinburgh Awards) would be a distinct advantage.


The post would suit either an NQT or more experienced teacher.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.


As an “Investor in People”, the school provides exceptional opportunities for professional development, with an induction programme and strong support. 


The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.


Information packs can be downloaded from our website at


This post is considered to be a customer-facing positon; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that the post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements.  The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.


             CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: NOON Wednesday 10 October 2018  

            INTERVIEWS: Week commencing 15 October 2018