• Fixed Term
  • Full Time
  • Reading
  • £30,000 to £46,525 Per year £ / Year
  • 21 July 2024

Website Reading Borough Council

1-Year Fixed Term – Start Date: September 2024


The Governors at Reading School are seeking to appoint a dynamic, inspiring and enthusiastic Teacher of PE to join our team on a one-year contract.


The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering core PE lessons across a range of activities including gymnastics, athletics, and various other curriculum sports. In addition, the role involves supporting our extensive extra-curricular programme, which includes sports such as rugby, football, cricket, basketball, hockey and lacrosse.


PE and sport at Reading School are crucial in character development and in supporting academic excellence. We pride ourselves on our vibrant community, where students and staff collaborate to achieve outstanding results in both academics and extra-curricular activities.


Key Responsibilities:

Delivering high-quality PE lessons across a range of activities.
Supporting and enhancing our extra-curricular sports programmes.
Teaching and supporting students.
Mentoring and providing feedback to pupils.
Building positive relationships with students and staff.
Collaborating effectively as a team player within the PE department.

Qualifications and Skills:

A degree in Sport Science or similar.
Ability to coach and mentor pupils effectively in a variety of sports.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to build strong relationships with students and colleagues.
A clean driving license is desirable.

What We Offer:

A supportive and collaborative working environment.
Opportunities for professional development.
Access to excellent sports facilities.
A chance to make a significant impact on students’ physical education and overall well-being.

If you are passionate about physical education and eager to inspire the next generation of students, we would love to hear from you. Apply now and become a valued member of the Reading School community!


At Reading School, we have a clear educational philosophy and a deeply rooted commitment to social mobility. In all we do we seek to nurture character and develop academic excellence, and we know that what we do really matters.

More than 10% of our Year 7 students come from disadvantaged backgrounds and we are proud of the difference that we make. In 2023, the school was rated the Sunday Times South East State School of the Year.


We are a short walk from central Reading and close to transport links. Reading is a diverse place to live with arts, culture and heritage at the heart of the town.

In order to conform with our Safer Recruitment process, all applicants must complete an application via our recruitment portal.

Links to the recruitment portal can be found on our website: https://www.reading-school.co.uk/vacancies

If you have any queries regarding this role, please contact: hr@reading-school.co.uk


Reading School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

To apply for this job please visit www.reading-school.co.uk.