Connecting Talent to opportunity

Connecting Talent to opportunity

Physical Education Subject Lead


Job Description:

Step Teachers are working alongside an ‘Outstanding’ all-girls secondary school in Lambeth who is looking to appoint a Physical Education Subject Lead for a full-time permanent role in September. 

The Physical Education Subject Lead will be working at a school that is ambitious, collaborative, diverse and dynamic where innovative teaching and learning are the norm, and everyone’s talents and aspirations are recognised, developed, and rewarded. The school achieved its third consecutive ‘Outstanding’ rating by OFSTED in December 2023.

The school is looking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced PE teacher as their new Physical Education Subject Lead to head their PE department. This is an exciting opportunity to join an outstanding school in its drive for excellence and continuous improvement and they are looking for applicants who have a proven record of accomplishment of success, have a positive approach and are determined to make a difference to the lives of our young people.

To be considered for the Physical Education Subject Lead role you will need:

  • Strong knowledge of the PE curriculum at all key stages.
  • Able to plan and deliver engaging and comprehensive lessons and have responsibility for overall curriculum planning and development.
  • Work effectively with other members of staff, both within the department and throughout the school.
  • Ability to assess students, monitor their progress, and provide constructive feedback.
  • Compliance with the schools’ policies and the reliable implementation of these.


  • Hold QTS or an equivalent qualification for teaching in secondary school.
  • Have recent mainstream school-based experience teaching PE at the secondary school level.
  • Have a good level of behaviour management.
  • A relevant PE/Sport-related degree.

If you’re interested in this permanent opportunity for a Physical Education Subject Lead, please apply below.

Why Step Teachers?

With a rich history spanning over two decades, our teacher recruitment agency proudly serves North London, East London, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Oxfordshire, Cornwall, and Devon. We foster exclusive relationships with schools and academies in these regions. Our dedicated team, stationed in branches across Barnet, Enfield, Havering, Norwich, Cambridge, Abingdon, and Plymouth, is committed to supporting and nurturing teachers. Explore rewarding opportunities with our trusted education recruitment services.

Step Teachers are an agency listed as an approved supplier on the Crown Commercial Service and is proud to be REC audited. This ensures we are carrying out comprehensive checks in line with the REC Code of Professional Practice and are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Upon registration, candidates will be subject to a variety of checks including an enhanced DBS check, full references including your most recent employer, and verification of eligibility to work in the UK.

Weekly pay is processed through PAYE. We offer high street, travel, gym membership and many other exclusive discounts, along with physical and emotional well-being services as standard with our pay portal.
Recommend a friend and receive up to £200 of Amazon vouchers – If you know anyone who is looking for temporary, permanent or supply work then get in touch with us today!


  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info


  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    2+ years

  • Career Level

    Not Provided

  • Educational level

    Bachelor's Degree

Apply for this position

Thank you for your application

Why don't you search for some more vacancies...