Blackheath Academy is Recruiting a Teacher

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Blackheath Rugby Club Academy

Full time Teacher/Lecturer of BTEC Level 3 SPORT

Required from 1st September 2017 or as soon as possible

Salary range: £25,000 – £30,000

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic individual who is passionate about challenging students to realise their potential. The post is open to any suitable applicant, including newly-qualified teachers.  The successful candidate will be required to teach BTEC Level 3 Sport (Excellence and Coaching) and may also be required to make a contribution to Maths and English courses for the small number of students who have not achieved at least a GCSE grade 4.

The academy offers a 2-year full time education and rugby course to around 30 students aged 16-19 in partnership with South East London Colleges. All students study the extended Level 3 BTEC in Sport. Academic results are excellent with the large majority of students achieving distinctions or merits in recent years.  Many go on to study Sport or other subjects at degree level.

The rugby development element of the course is delivered by RFU Level 2 Coaches. You will work closely with the coaches as well as the Academy Director: as a team you will ensure the individual needs of our students are met and the academy continues to provide a high quality, successful rugby education provision.

There are regular fixtures including in the British Colleges League which we have won for the past 2 years. Students also take part in work experience and community work, as well as completing a coaching qualification.

The successful applicant will teach the BTEC course to both year group in different classes. Ideally, they will also be able to contribute to the Maths and English programmes.

The academy is based at Well Hall, Eltham SE9 and the excellent facilities include a fully networked classroom, gymnasium, sports fields, an all-weather pitch and catering.

For further details and how to apply please contact: Russell Ticehurst, Chairman Blackheath Rugby Club, at the address below or by email:

Well Hall, Kidbrooke Lane, Eltham SE9 6TE Tel: 0208 850 0210



Tim Brindle

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