Ref 184266
Grade Main Teaching Pay Scale
Salary £25714 to £ 36961 
Salary Plus TLR 2.2 (5,024)
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From ASAP  to 31/12/2023 
Closing Date 30/11/2022
Scotland Road , Nelson , Lancashire , BB9 7YT
Tel: 01282 440200
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and innovative Temporary
Maternity Cover Subject Leader for RCS and PSHE to join our team at Pendle Education
Trust based at West Craven High School. We will consider both part and full time
applications for this role - please state your preference in your application.

This is a particularly exciting time to join the Trust; as we go through many positive changes
with a real emphasis on differentiation and student success. Working for an Academy Trust
that’s sponsored by Nelson and Colne College, an Outstanding local education provider; this
is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and determined teacher to join an
establishment where they can have a real impact on student aspirations and success.

Delivering Religious and Citizenship Studies as part of the Humanities and MFL Curriculum
Team, you will also be responsible for the leadership of the subject as well as co-ordinating
PSHE delivery across the academy. Our Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE)
Curriculum incorporates Relationships and Sex Education (RSE) at key stages 3 and 4, and
Health Education, as well as supporting the delivery of:

• Economic wellbeing, careers and enterprise education
• How to stay safe and behave online
• Citizenship national curriculum
• Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural (SMSC) development and promoting
fundamental British Values

PSHE is delivered across all year groups and throughout school. A large proportion is taught
explicitly as part of the Religious and Citizenship Studies (RCS) curriculum, which has
dedicated curriculum time across all year groups. It is also at the heart of our Form
Development Time (FDT) programme, as well as some content being covered within other
subjects, for example some sex education is delivered within Science and safety in

Key duties include:

  • Curriculum development for RCS, including planning, preparing high quality teaching
    and learning.
  • Coordinating the provision of PSHE through the academy.
  • Developing and sharing resources.
  • Delivering enrichment and enhancement activities.
  • Completing required assessment duties in relation to student assignments.
  • Valuing and support students to achieve their full potential.
  • Being responsible for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young
    people and/or vulnerable adults.

    The ideal candidate will have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • A degree in a relevant subject area.
  • Successful teaching experience in a relevant subject area.
  • Thorough knowledge of the National Curriculum.
  • Experience of working in partnership with parents/carers to facilitate effective links
    between home and school

    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 that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

    More Information can be found at
  • Essential Qualifications
    The ideal candidate will be a dynamic practitioner who promotes and upholds the same
    high expectations as the Trust and its students. With a focus on sharing good practice, they
    will be committed to their own continuous professional development, and will engage
    enthusiastically with our quality processes to ensure that our students receive an
    outstanding experience.
    Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please contact the school on 01282 440200

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Apply online at or telephone 01772 535355 24 hour

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