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Subject Leader for Girls PE

Job Title: Subject Leader for Girls PE
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire, England
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: September 2020
Duration: Ongoing
REF: FEMPELDR-2020_1581935040
Contact Name: Kenny Fraser
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for an Subject Leader of Girls PE to join a successful grammar school based in Buckinghamshire (Short distance from London) from September 2020 on a permanent basis.

You will be an experienced and highly enthusiastic PE specialist able to lead a successful Girls' PE team. Physical Education is a central part of the school curriculum including the Sixth Form and an extensive extra-curricular programme makes a significant contribution to the life of the School. An ability to teach a second subject would be advantageous but not essential.

The PE department comprises of a team of 6 experienced and highly committed teachers and a full time PE Technician. Physical Education is a compulsory subject throughout the school (Year 7 - Year 13). At Key Stage 3 the pupils follow a programme of study comprising traditional games including; netball, hockey, rounders, basketball, trampolining, badminton, gymnastics, cross country, fitness, swimming, dance, rugby, football, tennis, orienteering, athletics and cricket.

At Key Stage 4 the pupils experience an in depth programme of study including; netball, volleyball, rounders, dance, rugby, football, physique, tennis, softball, cricket, basketball, trampolining, badminton as well as options for table tennis, lacrosse, ultimate frisbee and handball. Pupils also follow a fitness programme where they are encouraged to develop their knowledge and understanding of how to keep fit and design a weekly session for them to perform to improve their fitness. In Year 11 there is an element of pupil choice in the activities offered, where pupils are expected to show their leadership skills as well as their ability in sport to maintain their fitness and enjoyment of sport. For the Sixth Form pupils, a wide range of activities are offered within an options programme from traditional games to swimming and use of the facilities at the Leisure Centre which is next to the school buildings.

The subject is a popular option for GCSE with 2 classes of pupils each year (OCR exam board). Students have consistently achieved results above the national average and of many other grammar schools. Pupils also have the opportunity to join the Sports Leaders Award (SLA) in Year 12 and take part in a comprehensive programme of other leadership courses and qualifications where they can expand their knowledge of how to lead and run activities in the role of the umpire/referee or coach. Pupils are also encouraged to contribute to helping in the busy extra-curricular programme on offer at the school.


  • Outstanding classroom practitioner and PE specialist
  • Ability to lead on one or more of the following activities; Football, Hockey and Cricket
  • Able to lead and has motivational skills to inspire colleagues and students
  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Commitment to extra-curricular sport
  • D1 category licence would be an advantage
  • An ability to teach a second subject would be an advantage


  1. Commitment to high standards of staff wellbeing, with additional PPA time for all teaching staff
  2. Broad and varied professional development programme for all staff
  3. Subsidised membership of the onsite leisure centre
  4. Subsidised on-site accommodation
  5. 30 minutes from London

Please contact Kenny Fraser on 0203 948 3260 or email to discuss this role further.

Project People is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a successful Enhanced Disclosure, Barring Service (DBS) check and two professional references.

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.