Girls' PE Teacher
Ark Putney Academy
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 Salary: Ark MPS or UPS (Inner London) £32,962 - £52,977 depending on experience 

 Contract: Permanent

Working pattern: Full time

Start date: 1 September 2022


This is a fantastic opportunity to join a ‘Good’ school


Ark Putney Academy opened in September 2012 as part of the Ark network in the London Borough of Wandsworth. We are a mixed school with 900 students, ranging from year 7 through to a very successful sixth form.


In our 2017 OFSTED inspection we were rated ‘Good’ in every category.


We are now seeking to appoint a Girls’ PE Teacher to join our PE Department to plan and deliver challenging and engaging lessons that instill a passion for learning. This role supports the teaching in our PE department to ensure the academy achieves its targets through appropriate Schemes of Work, effective assessment, tracking and intervention.


Our PE department has excellent facilities including a 3G pitch, a Sports England state of the art sports hall, inside and outside gyms plus a dance studio.  All PE is taught on site. The department offers BTEC Sport at KS4 and Sport & Fitness at L3.


Our ideal candidate will:

  •  Plan, resource and deliver lessons to the highest standard to inspire students to appreciate the subject and its application
  •  Have the ability to teach PE Cambridge National L2 & BTEC L3, alongside the core
  • Have had significant impact on student attainment
  •   Be able to motivate and challenge learners of all abilities
  • Have the resolve and enthusiasm to make a real difference to the lives of students
  • Be committed to Ark Putney’s ethos of high expectations

We welcome applications from newly qualified teachers as well as experienced teachers.  As an ECT you will have a full CPD programme which includes coaching meetings with a mentor, group training and individual support tailored to needs.  To find out more about how we can support you to develop yourself, please visit:


If you share our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you!


Click here to view the role's job description Girls' PE Teacher.docx


Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 4 July

Interviews will take place on Friday 8 July


For questions about the position or an informal discussion, please contact the Principal, Alison Downey at   For any other queries regarding your application, please contact Julie Rickard, Principal’s PA on 020 8161 4974 or .


Ark is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people in our academies.  In order to meet this responsibility, we follow a rigorous selection process. This process is outlined here, but can be provided in more detail if requested. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS, references, right to work in the UK, medical & qualification checks.


This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for the role.