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The Grange School - Teacher of Physical Education with responsibility for Academic PE

  • Cheshire

  • The Grange School

  • Dependent on experience

  • Full-time


The Grange School in Hartford, Cheshire is seeking to recruit a Teacher of Physical Education with responsibility for Academic PE commencing on 1st September 2022. The role will include responsibility for delivering the academic programme.


The Grange School is seeking to recruit a Teacher of Physical Education with responsibility for Academic PE commencing on 1st September 2022. The role will include responsibility for delivering the academic programme (which includes A Level PE and the Sports Leaders Course) in an interesting and dynamic fashion; whilst ensuring each student achieves the best possible outcome in the subject. To support the school’s aims and objectives and to contribute to the review and development of policies and guidelines in order to ensure and maintain best practice and promote the highest standards of achievement and well-being of students and colleagues. To promote PE and sport to both internal and external audiences.


The list of professional duties below is set out in addition to the expectations that The Grange School has of any member of the teaching staff, as detailed in the Job Description for Senior School Teacher.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Planning and leading the A-level course (including assessment)
  • Planning and Leading the offered Sports Leaders courses
  • Supporting in the mentoring and developing staff (PGCE/Graduates)
  • Planning and thoroughly preparing lessons for PE/Games.
  • Establishing and preserving a positive atmosphere for learning.
  • Maintaining knowledge of those assigned pupils on SEND register and putting into practice strategies suggested by the SEND Coordinator.
  • Assessing, recording and reporting on the development, progress and attainment of all pupils, according to the school’s policy and schedule.
  • Ensuring appropriate differentiation in work set.
  • Promoting independent learning.
  • Assisting individual pupils to maximise their potential.
  • To proactively contribute to departmental meetings and initiatives.
  • In each case, having regard for the curriculum of the school

Pastoral Responsibilities

  • Promoting the general purpose and well-being of the pupils assigned to them.
  • Providing guidance and advice to pupils on educational, social, moral and spiritual matters.
  • Participating in meetings of staff and parents to discuss pupil’s progress as required.
  • Including Parents’ Evening of all pupils taught.
  • Acting as a Form Teacher when required to do so.

Professional Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintaining good order and discipline.
  • Safeguarding the pupils’ welfare and safety at all times, both on school premises and elsewhere, while under supervised school activities.
  • Having due regard for the health and safety of all members of the school community, and following the school health and safety policy.
  • Supervising and, if practicable, teaching other pupils whose teacher is absent.
  • Participating in organisational, administrative and supervisory tasks, such as staff duties.
  • Attending Morning Assembly.
  • Invigilating internal examinations.
  • Making teaching areas attractive by providing display material.
  • Advising and co-operating with the Head and other teachers on the development of the school.
  • Participating in arrangements for their further training and professional development.
  • Helping to train student teachers who have been accepted by the school for training.
  • Attending and helping at public events; in particular, attendance at Prizegiving, Open Morning (usually the last Saturday in September) and Entrance Examination (usually the first Saturday in February) is compulsory. All teachers are encouraged to attend and support those school events that involve pupils for whom they have pastoral responsibility.
  • Giving a good impression of the School when in discussion, inside or outside the school, with individuals and outside agencies.
  • Working consistently in line with the strategic objectives of the department in support of the wider School Development Plan.

Enrichment Responsibilities

  • Participation in the extra-curricular programme.
  • Take responsibility for at least two school sports.
  • Participation in a full fixture, tournament and competitions programme including Saturday mornings.
  • Encouraging the involvement of teaching staff, non-teaching staff and volunteers in school sport.
  • To be involved in sport tours as appropriate.
  • Participation in the activities of the assigned House (and its section), as directed by the House Leader, including attendance at House meetings.


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The Grange School

Bradburns Lane, Hartford, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 1LU

  • 618 Day Boys (4-18)
  • 574 Day Girls (4-18)
  • HMC, ISC

01606 74007 https://www.grange.org.uk/about-us/jobs-at-the-grange

Closing Date: 18 January 2022