Teacher of PE

St James is looking to appoint a Teacher of PE to join our PE Department from 1st September 2021 on a fixed term basis until 31st August 2022.   The successful candidate will specialise in rugby and/or football, they will be passionate about their subject and an excellent practitioner who delivers innovative, engaging and challenging lessons that ensure all students achieve their best.   Working alongside our experienced PE teachers, this role would suit an individual who is just starting their teaching career and looking to develop their teaching practice and broadening their skills base.  We provide a personalised and comprehensive programme of support to our NQTs.

We are an 11-16 mixed comprehensive school of 950 students situated in the East of Exeter on a relatively new, purpose-built site which offers excellent facilities for all our departments.  We are an innovative and aspirational school that is driven by the highest of expectations in all that we do. We offer a rich and personalised learning environment for all of our students and work hard together to ensure everyone succeeds on a pastoral, extracurricular and academic basis.

We have a lovely staff body here at St James who are committed and passionate about all that they do. We work closely with other schools in the Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust and are currently developing an aligned curriculum that will allow for shared resources and expertise. We offer our staff weekly coaching sessions, bespoke CPD, in-house career progression opportunities and regular staff-wellbeing events.

At St James, our work is underpinned by the following four pillars:

  • Having uncompromising high standards for all
  • Keeping the arts at the heart of the school
  • Valuing being outward facing
  • Practising kindness

If you share these values, are driven and are prepared to go that extra mile to support our students, then we would welcome your application.

Closing date for applications:    9am on Tuesday 13th July 2021

Interview date:                        Tuesday 20th July 2021

Further information including a job description and person specification is available in the application pack here

Please apply by completing an application form for teaching staff and email to by the closing time and date.

Cover Supervisor and Sports Coach

Grade E/D – (£20,092 – £27,041 pro rata)

Total hours 37 hours per week – term time only (39 weeks per annum).  How the hours are to be split between the roles to be confirmed.

Start date:  1st September 2021

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and capable individual to cover lessons when teaching staff are absent, to be a sports coach and to take a lead role in our extra- curricular sporting offer.  The successful candidate will work with the teaching and learning team to ensure great cover lessons are delivered and with our thriving PE department to raise the profile of sport in the school.

As Cover Supervisor and Sports Coach, the successful candidate will supervise the completion of set work, supervise classroom activities, maintain discipline and implement behaviour management controls in accordance with school policy.  They will also provide 1-1 support to students and coach pupils in a range of sports.

We can offer you the opportunity to work in a dynamic and passionate school, alongside dedicated and hardworking individuals who are together providing a personalised and aspirational educational experience for all our students. We can provide you with opportunities for professional development and support you further your career in education if desired. We are an inclusive school where all staff build positive relationships with children, parents and visitors to the school.

If you would like further information, please contact Emily Harper, Deputy Headteacher on

Further information including the job description and person specification can be viewed in the recruitment pack here.

To apply please complete an application form for support staff available below and send to by the closing time and date. 

Closing date:  9am on Monday 5th July

Interview Date:  w/c 12th July

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is a values driven, rapidly growing 2 – 18 Trust with a relentless focus on transforming lives through learning by delivery outstanding outcomes for every pupil, regardless of background. With a reputation for highly successful school improvement in very challenging circumstances, we are passionate about driving up standards and raising the aspirations of all our pupils.

 The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed

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Application Form Teaching Staff (PDF)

Application Form Support Staff (Word)

Application Form Support Staff (PDF)

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