Job Description

Do you want to inspire the next Steven Gerrard or Katarina Johnson-Thompson? Do you want to nurture a love of sports and physical education in the children you teach? Are you a keen sportsperson yourself? Then this is the role for you!

We are looking for an innovative teacher PE with a passion for sharing their love of the subject with their pupils, keeping the pupils active and engaging them in extra-curricular sporting activities too. The role is a temporary opportunity, full-time five days per week term-time only, at an outstanding school in Sefton Local Authority, starting as soon as possible. The role is ongoing but may continue until October half-term at least to cover an absence.


Our staff have a well-deserved reputation as being the best in Merseyside and as a reward for your hard work and commitment you will benefit from:

- A school with a community environment, a friendly, supportive department and great leadership

- A dedicated, professional and friendly consultant to support you and a branch with 24 hour on-call facility

- Competitive rates of pay paid weekly, which are fully compliant under the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR, 2011)

- Commitment to your continuing professional development through free training including safeguarding, prevent duty, and 'Team Teach'

- 'Recommend a friend' bonus worth up to £300

- Being part of a highly respected supply team and developing your own reputation within it, especially through various rewards like 'Candidate of the Term'


Your responsibilities will be to:

- Plan, prepare and teach appropriate lessons within your specialist subject area of PE, both practical and theory lessons, enabling all student abilities to access the curriculum from KS3 to KS5

- Support colleagues within your department as required

- Participate in and organise extra-curricular activities such as clubs, social events and outings including sporting competitions

- Maintain discipline through employing various classroom management techniques in line with the school's behaviour management policy

- Monitor pupil's progress and keep records on their development, as well as preparing them for qualifications and external examinations

- Attend meetings, parent's evenings and in-service training days as required by the school, helping them in all areas to the best of your ability


As the successful PE teacher you will have:

- A strong knowledge of the physical education curriculum, from KS3 to KS4 (KS5 knowledge would be advantageous)

- A specialism in at least one sport such as football or athletics, with additional coaching qualifications where possible

- A recognised teaching qualification (such as BA QTS, PGCE etc) NB NQTs, QTLS holders and overseas qualified teachers are welcome to apply

- Excellent behaviour management skills

- A strong work ethic and a professional attitude

- The motivation to achieve and add value to the school


Randstad Education is the UK market leader for recruitment within education. We have been helping teachers and support staff to find temporary and permanent roles in schools, colleges and nurseries for nearly twenty years. Working with over 2500 schools each week, our staff support over 135,000 children every day across the country, so we can find the right match for your skills. The Liverpool branch is one of the oldest and busiest in the country and has a dedicated team of consultants working across primary, secondary and SEN. We now also have a dedicated section looking after school support roles such as technicians, administration and finance.


We are proud to support a diverse portfolio of schools across Merseyside, so even if this job or location is not suitable, we would still like to hear from you regarding your relevant experience. We may have other roles available in schools, temporary or permanent, short-or long-term, full or part-time, which may be a better match. All candidates will be subject to Randstad Education's child protection and UK eligibility checks, including enhanced DBS and full referencing process.

We are open to receiving applications immediately so if you are interested please do not delay. Following a registration interview with your consultant here at Randstad Education, as the successful candidate you could expect an interview or trial day at the school, before being chosen to start soon after, or it may even be straight into an immediate start. Please email your CV to (url removed) or give the office a call on (phone number removed) and speak to Catherine Stockford, the special
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