Staff Profiles: Jordan Wintle

Jordan Wintle

Staff Profile: Jordan Wintle
Academic Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Physical Education

Jordan Wintle

Jordan Wintle

Academic Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Physical Education

Sports Leadership, Education and Society

Sport has always been a huge part of my life; it has provided me with challenge, success and many friends. As a PE teacher for 10 years I have seen the positive impact a physically active life can have on young people.

Biography

Jordan has a wealth of experience in teaching and leading physical education in secondary schools, working with a diverse range of students. He has delivered professional development to teachers in PE and general education practices, acted as a mentor for trainee teachers and NQT’s, and taken a keen interest in innovative methods to engage students and maximise learning. He continues to work closely with schools to enhance the quality of delivery of PE. Away from teaching Jordan has played a high standard of football and is currently specialising in endurance running and cycling.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
PGCE Physical Education (distinction) University of Gloucestershire 2004
BSc (Hons) Sport Education with Business Management University of Gloucestershire 2003

Awards

UK Athletics Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Athletics, FA Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Football (UEFA B Part 1), FA Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Disabled Players, Parkour UK Level One Certificate, BTEC Sport Level 2 & 3 Lead Internal Verifier, The Bristol Outstanding Teacher Programme – Distinction, British Gymnastics Trampolining Teacher Award, National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches, LTA Tennis Leaders Tutors Award, British Orienteering Level 1 Certificate in Teaching Orienteering, England Basketball Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Basketball, RFU Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Rugby, RFU Foundation Level Referee, Sports Leaders UK Junior/Community Sports Leaders Award Teaching Certificate, England Hockey Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Hockey, ECB Level One Certificate in Coaching Cricket

Teaching and research

Teaching

Jordan delivers on a range of undergraduate modules. Other areas of interest include contemporary issues in physical education, assessment and measuring progress in PE, innovative curriculum design/classroom practice and behaviour management.

Level

Undergraduate

Research

Jordan's current MSc project is entitled "Exploring secondary school pupils’ attitudes towards Physical Education and physical activity" and seeks to better understand what motivates children in these different settings with a view to making reccomendations to improve experiences in these areas.

External responsibilities

Steering group member for Cheltenham School Sports Network.

Consultant for several local coaching companies delivering school based programmes.