Ref 177187
Grade Teachers Pay Range
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 1st November 2021  to 31st August 2022 
Closing Date No later than 12 noon 30/09/2021
Cop Lane , Penwortham , Preston , Lancashire , PR1 0SR
Tel: 01772 743399
School website:
Roll: 790
The Governors wish to appoint an excellent sports coach and classroom practitioner to join our Performance, Sport and Health Faculty to cover a maternity leaver. The successful applicant will be provided with the opportunity to work and develop alongside experienced colleagues. This post is suitable for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and passionate teacher of PE, including NQTs. The post holder will be expected to teach PE and Dance lessons across both Key Stages.

Penwortham Girls’ High School is a popular, oversubscribed school, graded as outstanding in every category in its 2014/15 Ofsted inspection. Ofsted recognised the "culture geared towards success and excellence in achievement throughout the school." The inspectors commented on the "consistently high quality of teaching" whilst noting that "staff are as concerned for students’ personal well-being as they are about their academic success."

Please note that the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

The closing date is 12 noon on Thursday 30th September 2021
Interviews will be held week beginning 4th October 2021

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.

Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete an application form.
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Please contact Mr Ben Ward, Senior Assistant Headteacher

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Further information is available on the school website. Completed application forms with covering letter should be submitted by the deadline and marked FAO Business Manager

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