Job Description

Position: Early Years PE Teacher

Hours: Full time Monday to Friday 8.30am – 4.30pm All Year Round

Set holidays: 7 work days at Christmas, 4 days at Easter and 10 days at the end of August and all bank holidays

Salary: Details upon request

Commencement: November 2018

We are looking for a Physical Education Teacher with experience of working with under 5s in a busy, vibrant outstanding environment.

The candidate must:

  • have excellent communication skills, they need to have a sound understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum to be able to embed physical education within all age groups
  • be able to identify and utilise the equipment and resources which ensure high quality PE teaching and learning, they will be responsible for ordering and maintaining equipment
  • be able to assess the needs of individuals to inform lesson planning, to deliver high quality lessons, evaluate the impact of these and develop future planning according to age groups. Planning must go in line with the age and stage of development of the children especially those children who will be entering Reception after the final year at the nursery
  • be responsible for leading Sports Day for the 4-year olds and will lead all off-site physical activities that will involve P.E. and planned activities taking place outside of the nursery using the park and the Heath extension
  • have appropriate methods of dealing with behaviour
  • contribute to reports under Physical Development for the children and communicate with parents and colleagues so a high standard of English is essential
  • attend all Staff Training Days and parent’s evenings in November and June where they will meet the parents of the children

Person specification

  • Enthusiastic
  • Energetic
  • Excellent communicator
  • Uses initiative
  • Adaptable
  • Charismatic
  • Commitment to continued professional development
  • Evaluate own practice critically


  • Applicants must either have a registered DBS certificate on the update service or have adequate documents to make an application.
  • Evidence of PE subject knowledge (degree/other relevant qualifications)
  • Please complete a current CV along with an application form which can be downloaded on our website and submitted to our main email address, found in the ‘Contact’ section at the bottom of the home page of our website. Please address it to Mrs Tracy Landy
  • Successful candidates will be invited for an informal viewing of the Nursery prior to receiving an invite to attend an interview and trial day.
  • Closing date for all applications is Friday 7th September 2018


  • GCSE or equivalent


  • Fluent English