Subject Teaching Assistant, Girls PE, Sir Robert Pattinson Acad.

Sir Robert Pattinson Academy are looking to recruit, for September 2017, an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant within the subject area of Girls PE to work with groups of students both within and out of their lessons. In the first instance this post will be temporary to 31 July 2018.

Person requirements: The post would be suitable for someone who is considering a career in teaching and working with children and young people. The successful candidates would ideally have knowledge within the subject areas and a passion for promoting learning with young people. Previous experience working in a similar role would be an advantage but appropriate training will be given.

Job description: 35 hours per week – 39 working weeks per year.

Salary and benefits: £12,732

Closing date: 05/07/2017

Full details of the role and how to apply are available here: Teaching Assistant


Teach PE in the United Arab Emirates (training provided)

The Ministry of Education in the United Arab Emirates are currently undergoing a reform in Physical and Health Education, and this has presented a range of opportunities for graduates of Physical Education, Sports Science and other related subjects.

The Ministry of Education is looking to recruit PE Teachers to deliver a high-level curriculum in all government schools across the UAE. Graduates do not need to possess an official teaching qualification as they will undergo on-the-job training whilst also receiving support and regular professional development sessions. The salary is £42,000 (tax free).

Final year undergraduates, PGCE students and graduates from PE and sports-related degree courses are invited to attend an open day showcasing these positions.

This day will include:

 A presentation of the positions available

 Question & answer session

 Subject knowledge assessment

 Opportunities to interview for the positions

To find out more, register interest and begin the application process please visit . Please also see the Physical Education Graduate Job Opportunities Poster attached.

*Please note: to be eligible for an interview on the day of events you must complete the application form online

This information has been provided by Tom Bunyan, an SDC graduate, who is working as a PE curriculum developed in the UAE. They are looking to employ potential candidates by September 2017, so please respond quickly.



Sports Graduates, Leicester Grammar School (Deadline: 23 Jan)

Leicester Grammar School are recruiting for two positions within their PE department.

  • Sports Graduate at Leicester Grammar School (LGS) working with pupils aged 11-18 in the school’s major games of netball, hockey, athletics or swimming.
  • Sports Graduate at Leicester Grammar Junior School (LGJS) working with pupils aged 3-11 in the school’s major games of rugby, football, athletics or cricket.

Applicants should be prepared to offer a range of sports alongside the sport in which they consider themselves a specialist in. The roles will have responsibilities in teaching and coaching curricular and games sessions, assisting in fixtures alongside administrative and housekeeping tasks to support the department.

Salary: £12,000    (based on a 10 month contract period with a £4.60 daily lunch allowance)

Deadline: January 23rd, 2017

Full details of the roles, and how to apply, will be available until January 16th here:


Train to Teach Information Event, Tuesday 1st December

The School of Education in partnership with the Lincolnshire Teaching School Alliance (LTSA)  and St. George’s Academy invite you to attend a:

Train to Teach Primary* and Secondary Teaching Information Event

Tuesday 1st December 2015
17.00 – 18.00
Atrium, Minerva Building

Refreshments and finger food will be provided

RSVP: Beverley Potterton by email by noon, 27th November 2015

The Primary and Secondary Teaching information event will provide you with an opportunity to engage with and talk to members of the School of Education, St. George’s Academy and Lincoln Teaching School Alliance (LTSA), about a career in teaching.

Please come along to find out more about the one year school-based training programme.

* Primary PGCE programme is subject to validation by the University of Lincoln

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Learn About Teacher Training (October 6th)

All School of Sport & Exercise Science students are invited to attend a seminar on Tuesday 6th October that will cover teacher training options such as the PGCE route, School Direct etc. The session will be led by Cathy Thomas and Rachael Sharpe (from the School of Education) and will provide advice on topics such as applications and career options.

The session will start at 1pm in MB1009 and is for all students with an interest in teaching, whether that is PE, primary or other subjects.

It is strongly recommended that any third-year students looking to apply for teacher training attend this seminar; this is the main opportunity for you to receive guidance before your applications would need to be completed. (One third year module do have a timetabled clash, and alternative arrangements will be made for anyone in that group who is interested in a teaching career.)