as a Teacher of Physical Education and Games


Teacher of Physical Education and Games

Teacher of Physical Education and Games

  • From September 2024

Clifton High School is an academically selective, co-educational, independent day school for approximately 770 pupils aged 3-18 years. Situated on a beautiful Bristol site, our educational offering is underpinned by a strong pastoral and family ethos. We value individuality and positively celebrate diversity and inclusion in every area of the school.

Clifton High School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and passionate individual to teach Physical Education and Sport at one of the top independent schools in Bristol. The role will teach Core Physical Education from Y1-11, along with possible opportunities to develop and teach GCSE & A-level Courses. Candidates should also have experience of and or be able to coach in at least two of the School’s main sports as well as taking teams to fixtures mid-week and on a Saturday. The successful candidate will be keen to be fully involved within the department and across the wider scope of a busy school, including active participation in the extensive extra-curricular programme and should look to engage with the wider Clifton High School community. 

It would be of benefit for the post holder to have played or coached to a good standard in any sport and a specific interest in Rugby and Football would be an advantage. The role would be suited to an ECT as well as an experienced teacher and there will be support available for the right candidate.

Completed application forms should include a suitability statement to illustrate how the requirements of the post will be met, and be emailed to the Head of School, Mr Luke Goodman at

Application form

Candidate information

Closing date for applications: 9.00am, Wednesday 21st February 2024

Interviews to be held week commencing 26th February 2024

Clifton High School is a place where diversity is celebrated, and individual brilliance is valued. Clifton High School is a place where everyone can belong. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment and attracting, developing, and retaining individuals with diverse experiences. We welcome applicants from all sections of our community including those from the global majority, LGBTQ+ community, neurodiverse, and disabled individuals. Our community is collaborative and committed to shared learning from multiple perspectives. We provide a supportive, respectful, and empowering environment where everyone can achieve their full potential. If you share our commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and collaboration, we invite you to apply for any open positions at Clifton High School.

Clifton High School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff, visitors and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.