March 26, 2024

Graduate of PE

Full Time

September 2024 start


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dynamic and highly-motivated Graduate of PE. This role would suit an individual who is interested in the teaching profession and has a suitable degree in PE or a related subject. You will take an active role in the delivery of PE at Sport at Saint Felix School.

Physical Education is popular and highly valued subjects at both GCSE and A Level and students follow the AQA GCSE PE course in year 10/11 and in the sixth form pupils have the opportunity to study the OCR A Level PE course.

Sport and Physical Education play a central role to life at Saint Felix.  Whether in Pre Prep, Prep or Senior School all pupils are encouraged to become actively involved in physical activity either through the curriculum or the extensive extra curriculum programme on offer. Facilities are excellent and students participate in a wide range of sports throughout the year.

Saint Felix School is an independent co-educational day and boarding school for children aged from 2 – 19, located close to the glorious seaside town of Southwold on the Suffolk coast. Our aim is to develop well-rounded students with the skills and the personality to make a success of their lives during and after their school years.

Academic excellence is central to life at Saint Felix School and we encourage all pupils to aspire to the highest possible standards and to exceed their expectations. Our success is demonstrated by impressive examination results at GCSE and A Level. The vast majority of our leavers go on to Higher Education.

The school adopts a non-selective entry policy which seeks to provide an environment where all pupils will thrive academically. It emphasises continuity of education through to 16+. We believe in a holistic education that exposes pupils to a wide range of experiences and opportunities. We also aim to attract pupils from a diverse range of backgrounds.

At Saint Felix we place great emphasis on the value of Sport, Music, Drama and the Arts for the teamwork, self-motivation and discipline they instil, and encourage pupils to explore their individual talents. Boarding is at the heart of the school and all full-time members of staff are expected to contribute to the wider life of the school through involvement in the tutoring system and in activities outside the classroom.

We are looking for a PE graduate who will be able to;

  • Supporting the PE Department in the delivery of curricular PE and Games lessons across Pre-Prep, Prep and Senior. The ideal candidate will have ability or potential to teach A Level, GCSE and OCR National PE in addition to PE and Games.
  • Organise and coach sports teams in both Prep and Senior Departments
  • Accompany teams to off-site fixtures
  • Actively support the extra-curricular sporting programme
  • Help to motivate and encourage our pupils to develop and reach their potential in sports
  • Help to motivate and encourage our pupils to develop and reach their potential in sports

You will be joining a strong department where results are excellent. This position would suit a recent graduate or someone graduating in 2024. If you are looking to train to teach in the future too this would be an ideal first step into working in a school. Experience of working in a sports environment would be looked upon favourably as would experience of developing young people in netball, cricket, racquet sports or athletics.

Staff at Saint Felix actively participate in and make a significant contribution to the wider school life throughout the year. This is a fantastic opportunity, you will be joining a fantastic school that comprises of passionate staff and hardworking pupils. You will be welcomed by all and become part of the family feel school.

Saint Felix School is part of the Inspired Learning Group of schools, staff at Saint Felix benefit from;

  • Competitive Salary, with annual reviews
  • Childcare fee discount
  • Pension scheme
  • Health plan that provides significant coverage such as optical, dental, dental accident, chiropody, therapy treatments and health club concession. Access to Doctor line from anywhere in the world, scanning such as MRI, CT and PET scan
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Westfield rewards (discounts from various high street and online outlets).

We look forward to your application, all applicants will be considered and contacted. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the date advertised. Interviews will take place on a rolling basis, as applications are received.

For a full job description or to discuss the opportunity further please do not hesitate to contact us. Please click here to apply

Saint Felix School is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).