PE Teacher, Stockport

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Lady Barn House SchoolStockport

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Start date: 01/01/2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: LBHS Pay Scale M1 - U3
Contract term: Fixed Term

We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified physical education teacher to join our team on a full-time, fixed term basis from 1 January 2020 to 31 March 2020 in the first instance.  This is a rare opportunity to play a role in the ongoing development of the school’s sport provision at Lady Barn House School.

The school is a particularly supportive, friendly and child-centred place in which to work.  Our children work hard, try their best and are well behaved, so are very rewarding to work with.  Partnership with parents is active and very positive.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, forward-thinking professional to join our highly committed team.  We want you to not only be able to teach to a very high standard but also to be innovative and creative in your approach, adapting your teaching style to ‘how children learn best’ and be committed to the school’s flexible and varied approaches to learning, and to its well known high standards.

The appointment is fixed term from 1 January 2020 to 31 March 2020 in the first instance.  Lady Barn House School has its own pay scale. All colleagues are entitled to a free school lunch in the dining room in exchange for various duties.  All permanent colleagues receive a generous discount on the fees for any of their children who attend the school, subject to availability of spaces.

Applications should be made using the school’s standard application form and should include;

 A completed application form (CV’s are not an acceptable alternative) including the names, addresses, e-mail and telephone numbers of two professional referees, one of which should be your current or most recent employer.

 The application form includes the opportunity for you to set out the reasons why you are applying for the post and what you have to offer us.  This can EITHER be completed on the form OR in a separate letter.

Applications should be addressed to the Head, Mr Turner, and sent to Lady Barn House School, Schools Hill, Cheadle, SK8 1JE.  Email applications may be sent to

(We remind you that postage is now partly based on the size of the envelope. Insufficient postage is likely to delay delivery to us which might mean you miss the deadline.)

The closing date for applications is 10am on Monday 14 October 2019.  It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Friday 18 October 2019.  If you have not heard from us by this date then, regrettably, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Applicants called to interview will be required to bring evidence of their identity and qualifications.  References will be taken for those candidates considered for the shortlist, following confirmation from you that you are happy for us to do so.

The appointment will be conditional subject to all satisfactory pre-appointment checks being completed and confirmation of academic qualifications.  The post will be confirmed on receipt of all references and of a satisfactory outcome from an enhanced DBS check.  Please note that the school’s Safeguarding Policy is available on the school website and should be studied by all applicants for this post.

Please contact the school and ask to speak to Mr Pietkiewicz, Director of Sport, if you have any further questions in advance of an application.  There will be an opportunity to visit the school prior to making an application on Wednesday 9 October 2019 at 4.20pm.  Please email Kelly Gardner at to confirm your attendance.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect that all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


More about Lady Barn House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Schools Hill, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 1JE, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 428 2912
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