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Teacher of PE and Psychology

Teaching Personnel

£120 - 200 per day


Permanent | Full Time



TEACHER OF PE (second subject Psychology) 

Full Time
Permanent post
Main Pay Sale / Upper Pay Scale
Start Date: As soon as possible
Location: Wellingborough, Northampton.

Teaching Personnel are working with one of our Oftsed rated Good schools in the Wellingborough area of Northamptonshire who are looking to appoint a full-time teacher of PE, with a second subject of psychology. (all psychology aspects are fully planned)



  • Qualified teacher status.
  • Degree or equivalent in PE or relevant subject.


  • Masters degree in relevant subject.



  • Proven track record of success as a classroom teacher or in the case of an NQT, in teaching practice.
  • Experience of raising attainment across key stages in PE.
  • Evidence of a commitment to play a full and active role in the life of the school.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret data and to act upon this to impact on teaching and learning in the classroom.


  • Evidence of research informed curriculum development which has impacted successfully on student outcomes.
  • Evidence of leading elements of staff development at department or team level to raise standards.
  • Evidence of involvement within extracurricular activities and learning beyond the classroom.

Knowledge and Understanding 


  • Understand the theory and practice of effective teaching and learning.
  • Understand the importance of high expectations and equality of access for all students and of being a form tutor.
  • Have knowledge of the PE curriculum requirements of key stage 3 and 4 and experience of writing lesson plans, developmental resources and assessment of students work.


  • Knowledge of the latest curriculum developments within the field of PE including up to date understanding of effective assessment practice.
  • Experience of Psychology at KS5.


  • Exceptional classroom teacher with the ability to reflect on lessons and continually improve their own practice.
  • Effective and systematic behaviour management strategies to meet the needs of all students.
  • To understand and interpret complex student data and use this to inform responsive lesson planning and teaching
  • Genuine passion and belief in the potential of every student with the ability to be able to build trust and mutual respect between students, families and staff.
  • Excellent critical thinking skills; has intellectual curiosity and rigour.
  • A commitment to academic and personal excellence and highest standards for child protection

If you believe you are the right individual for this role, then get in contact today by applying with your CV. 



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