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Can unqualified teachers/TAs teach PE lessons?

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Last updated on 9 March 2017
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Can an unqualified teacher teach PE? This article cites guidance on unqualified teachers and support staff teaching PE lessons. It looks at using TAs and HLTAs to cover PE lessons and lead after-school clubs, and at whether schools must employ specialist PE teachers.

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  1. 1 Unqualified teachers
  2. 2 Support staff
  3. 3 After-school PE clubs
  4. 4 Staffing ratios
  5. 5 Insurance

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