Ref 174725
Grade MPS/Grade 6
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 01/09/2021  to 31/08/2022 
Closing Date Midday 16/04/2021 
Preston Road , Longridge , Preston , Lancashire , PR3 3AR
Tel: 01772 782316
School website:
This is a FULL TIME POST consisting of approximately 0.6 FTE TEACHER OF GIRLS PHYSICAL EDUCATION and 0.4 FTE TA3 role required for September 2021. (Temporary for one year in the first instance)

Longridge High School is based in the green and beautiful Ribble Valley. The school draws a truly comprehensive range of pupils. We are looking for a fully qualified part time female teacher of PE. The remainder of the post would be as a TA3, providing support and cover across the school. This position would suit a newly or recently qualified teacher who would like to work in a successful and happy school. The PE Department is a strong, positive and forward thinking team that produces excellent results and is a very popular choice at GCSE taking pupils of all abilities. It is also a well-respected and successful department in inter-school sporting competitions. A commitment to supporting extra-curricular teams would be essential in this role.

Our pupils deserve the very best
If you are an inspirational and enthusiastic teacher who is committed to achieving the very best outcomes for all pupils at KS3 and KS4, then we would like to hear from you.

We are looking for:
  • An excellent and ambitious teacher who believes every child has the potential to succeed in PE.
  • A person who has excellent and demonstrable subject knowledge of PE at KS3 and KS4.
  • A person who is passionate about PE and is committed to being heavily involved in the wide range of extra-curricular sport that are an important part of life in this department and school.
  • A person who can enthuse pupils at both key stages by delivering active and engaging learning in PE.
  • The right person to make their mark in a team; also willing to contribute to the general wider life of the school.
  • The ability to offer a second teaching subject.
  • An individual who wants to continually improve his/her own practice through professional development.

    We can provide:
  • A school which is moving forwards and developing to provide an excellent education for all its pupils.
  • A PE team that have a real passion for their subject area.
  • A strong ethos of high expectations and aspirations, with excellent results in GCSE PE.
  • The opportunity to grow and develop within a committed and supportive environment.
  • A location that is easily accessible from the M55 and the M6.

    Applications are particularly welcome from newly and recently qualified teachers.
    If this is you, then please apply:
  • On-line at
  • Email the school on

    Closing date for applications: Friday 16th April 2021 12pm
    Shortlisting: Monday 19th April 2021
    Interviews: Friday 23rd April 2021
    Longridge High School is committed to ensuring the safety of all its children and young people.
    This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

    Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.
    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    LCC approved application form available on LCC website. Please return completed application to

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.