Teacher of PE

Principal: Mr T Urwin

New College Durham Academies Trust comprises of two large Academies, Consett Academy and North Durham Academy, located some six miles apart in North West Durham.  New College Durham, is our lead sponsor and both Academies are located in multi million pound new builds, offering unrivalled state of the art facilities for our students and communities in Consett and Stanley. 

Title: Teacher of PE

Grade: MPS – UPS

Academy: Consett Academy

We currently have a vacancy for a highly motivated and energetic Teacher of PE to join our successful, high-performing PE Department. This is an exciting opportunity for a new entrant to the profession or an experienced colleague looking to broaden their experience.

The Department promotes an engaging style of teaching, providing high quality learning that inspires and motivates students, and we actively encourage CPD to improve pedagogy amongst staff and like to share best practice.  Staff are encouraged to discuss subject and teaching both informally and in departmental meetings. You will be well-supported by a team of teachers along with senior and middle leaders as you work to raise attainment levels and offer an engaging ‘student first’ curriculum experience.

The successful candidate should have a passion for Physical Education teaching and also for the wider importance of learning across the Academy to develop a love of the subject with students.

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate excellent practice, whilst simultaneously driving forward continuous improvement in student outcomes at all levels.  Applicants will have high aspirations and should be able to reinforce skills, academy-wide, providing a positive impact on student attainment and progress.

As well as excellent communication skills, you must have high expectations of students.  You will consistently model excellent practice and have student achievement and progress at the forefront of your practice.

If you want an exciting opportunity to work in a vibrant school in a modern teaching environment that makes a difference to our young people’s lives– we want to hear from you. If you wish to arrange an informal discussion with Jonelle Pye, Head of Department, please contact jpye@consettacademy.org.uk

To download an application pack, job description and person specification please visit our website:


Completed applications should be emailed to hr@ncdat.org.uk by no later than Monday 9th May at 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on Monday 16th May.

Teacher of PE JDPS

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Job Summary

Location: Consett Academy
Salary: MPS - UPS
Posted on: 14 April 2022
Closing on: 09/05/2022