Teacher of Dance/PE (Maternity Cover), Wigan

Closing date:

Westleigh High SchoolWigan
Date posted:
Start date: February 2018 (possibly earlier)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: QTPS
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

TEACHER OF DANCE / PE (Maternity Cover)


Full Time (Temporary contract to cover maternity leave)

Required from February 2018 (with the possibility of an earlier start date)

Westleigh High School is a successful, co-educational 11-16 comprehensive school and continues to be over-subscribed with first choice preferences. It has an excellent reputation for pastoral care and personal development and is at the heart of community developments. 

“The new leadership team’s plans to improve the school are clearly thought out, sharp and robust. Leaders demonstrate clear capacity to take the school forward.”

“There are strong relationships between pupils and staff. Most pupils want to do well for themselves and their teachers. A renewed approach to teaching, learning and assessment provides a strong foundation for pupils to ‘Aspire and Achieve Together.’

“The Headteacher is relentless in his drive to ensure that only the best standards of behaviour are acceptable in the school.” Ofsted – December 2016


We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, motivational and ambitious Teacher of Dance/PE with a strong proven track record of raising standards to secure high outcomes. This is a fantastic opportunity for an inspirational and innovative specialist to cover maternity leave for our outstanding practitioner. Experience of teaching BTEC Dance is essential and a commitment to leading extra-curricular activities will be expected.

Prospective candidates are encouraged to make informal visits to the school and can be arranged by contacting Mrs Pam Lennon [Headteacher’s PA] at the above address.

Further details and application forms are available from the school website by visiting www.westleighhigh.co.uk or by contacting the school. 

Completed applications are returnable to Mr C Bramwell [Headteacher] at the address below, or by email to:enquiries@admin.westleigh.wigan.sch.uk .

Closing date: Friday 8 December 2017 (before 12.00 noon)

Wigan Local Authority and the School Governing Body are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. This post is subject to Enhanced Disclosure procedures.

Westleigh High School, Westleigh Lane, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 5NL

Tel: 01942 202580

E-mail: enquiries@admin.westleigh.wigan.sch.uk Website: www.westleighhigh.co.uk

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Address: Westleigh Lane, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 5NL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1942 202580