PE and Performing Arts Technician, Barnsley

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Penistone Grammar School ALCBarnsley

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 4 Points 7 – 11 (£19554 - £21166 per annum)
Contract term: Permanent

Technician: PE

Contract: Permanent

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, 39 weeks term time.

Salary Range: Grade 4 Points 7 – 11 (£19554 - £21166 per annum) 

Actual salary: £15686 - £16980 per annum

Start Date: As soon as possible

We are looking for a PE Technician (70%) with the ability and willingness to provide technician support to Performing Arts (30%). 

You will be a Technician who has the determination and enthusiasm to make a difference in the life of each and every student you work with.  You will share our vision and will have the ability to inspire our young people to achieve more than they believe is possible.  

The Technician is an integral part of the curriculum team and as a Technician, the post holder will need to ensure the appropriate equipment and resources are prepared, ready and available for lessons while adhering to the correct procedures (for example, COSHH, Health & Safety etc).  They will also need to support teaching staff and students in practical lessons.

You will have:

- Experience of working in a sports/PE environment

- The ability to work well as part of a team while maintaining responsibility for your own work load

- A minimum of 4 GCSEs (or equivalent qualifications) at grade C or above including English and mathematics

- A first aid certificate (or willingness to become qualified in first aid)

- Experience or an interest in performing arts would be advantageous but not essential.

This role provides an opportunity for someone who is either looking for a new challenge or wanting to develop their expertise and potential with young people further. 

As a school, we pride ourselves on innovative practice which is fully inclusive and provides opportunities for all.  A school where the standard of teaching and learning is consistently high and where every member of staff, regardless of their role, shares a commitment to the success of all students, both academically and pastorally. If you share our vision and believe you can have a positive impact on the lives of our young people, we want you to be part of our team.

Our school is ‘Good’ poised to be ‘Outstanding’ very soon.  We are a vibrant, oversubscribed 11 to 18 comprehensive school with excellent GCSE results across all subjects; we are recognised as one of the highest performing schools in the region in terms of Key Stage 4 outcomes.  Our A level results and destinations are equally impressive, with the school placed in the top 1% for performance nationally (according to ALPS) and over 97% of all students gaining entrance to their university or apprenticeship of choice. 

We are committed to professional development for all staff, regardless of role.  We have an innovative staff development programme, which truly empowers staff to take control of their own professional development through a supportive peer-coaching model.  For those striving for career development, we run annual middle and senior leadership development programmes. Regardless of what point you are at in your career and whatever your aspirations may be, Penistone Grammar School can support you to achieve them.

If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a school where our values are at the heart of all we do and where tradition and innovation perfectly complement each other, we are the school for you.

For an application form and pack please contact our Recruitment Partner, Min Cunning at Hays Education on 0114 217 1556 or  

Further information about Penistone Grammar School can be found on  or 

The closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Monday 11 November 2019 at 12 noon.  Interviews will be held shortly after this date.  

Penistone Grammar School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to complete a DBS form in line with Section 115 of the Police Act 1997.

More about Penistone Grammar School ALC
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Huddersfield Road, Penistone, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S36 7BX, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1226 762 114
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