Aquinas Trust            

Teacher of Boys' PE

Rye College is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic and adaptable Teacher of Physical Education, who can demonstrate excellent subject knowledge, to join our highly-motivated team. We are driven by a pursuit of high academic standards regardless of background and a desire for all students to experience an exceptional education. We are open to applications from experienced teachers or ambitious newcomers.

Our ideal candidate will:

  • Be an excellent teacher of Physical Education to students of all abilities in key stages 3 and 4;
  • Have a love of the subject and desire and ability to convey this to students;
  • Be enthusiastic, energetic and open to innovation;
  • Possess effective communication skills and be emotionally intelligent;
  • Possess effective ICT skills and be open to new uses of technology in the workplace;
  • Be committed to extra-curricular activities including lunch time activities;
  • Be committed to continuing professional learning;
  • Have integrity, optimism and a good sense of humour;
  • Hold a good honours degree along with qualified teacher status.

In return, we offer:

  • A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues;
  • A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do;
  • A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals;
  • A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the students’ life chances;
  • A college in which the students are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful.

We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit to our college prior to application.

Rye College is committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

As an employee of the Aquinas Church of England Education Trust you are required to have regard to the character of the Trust and its foundation and to undertake not to do anything in any way contrary to the interests of the foundation.

The Application Process and Timetable

Closing Date

You are invited to submit an application form, available with this pack, along with a personal statement outlining your suitability for the role against the person specification and job description.

  • Closing date for applications: Friday, 17th May 2019

Opening Mornings

There are scheduled open mornings for candidates or you are welcome to visit out of hours by arrangement with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (College Office).

  • Open morning: By arrangement

Short Listing

The candidates selected for interview will be informed after short listing and full details of the interview programme will be provided. If you have not heard anything from us after the interview date below, please assume your application has not been successful.

Interviews 

Candidates will be invited for interview.

  • Interviews: Tuesday, 21st May 2019

Appointment

All candidates will be contacted follwoing interview

  • Appointment to commence: 1st September 2019

Applying

Please send your application, outlining your suitability for the role against the enclosed person specification and job description, by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Alternatively, submit your application to Head of College, Rye College, The Grove, RYE TN31 7NQ.

Please note a signed copy of your application form will be required prior to interview.

Shortlisted candidates will be asked to bring appropriate identification with them to interview. For the purpose of DBS clearance, only copies of the successful applicant’s identification will be retained.

All candidates should provide two references. Permission should be sought prior to including any referee on your application form. Shortlisted candidates may have their references taken-up before any interview – unless explicitly requested in your application.

Please click here for the information pack, including full Job Description.

Please click here for our school's prospectus.

Please click here for our school's choices booklet.

Please click here for an application form.

Rye College is committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check. As an employee of the Aquinas Church of England Education Trust you are required to have regard to the character of the Trust and its foundation and to undertake not to do anything in any way contrary to the interests of the foundation.