Teacher of Girls PE, Blackburn, Lancashire

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Witton Park AcademyBlackburn, Lancashire

Date posted:
Start date: September 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NQT / RQT
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Job start September 2020

Salary: NQT/RQT

Location: Blackburn

Contract type: Full Time

Contract term: Temporary 12 months fixed term

At Witton Park, our guiding principles are simple yet powerful:

  • Children come first and are at the heart of all we do
  • Positive relationships underpin all of our work
  • High expectations and no barriers – everybody can achieve.

If our principles resonate with you, and you are seeking a new challenge, we’d be delighted to receive your application for the vacancy that has arisen in our highly successful PE department.

This role requires an energetic and dedicated practitioner, who can make a significant contribution to our school community by engaging, enthusing and challenging staff and students to achieve their very best in the subject. You will have excellent subject knowledge and be well-informed on current educational developments and initiatives.

You would be joining a team of colleagues who are passionate about ensuring that all pupils enjoy the subject and are focused on securing the best outcomes for our students. We work collaboratively to share good practice, both within the department and across the school as a whole. Being a BSF and Google accredited school, we are very well-resourced with Promethean whiteboards and Chromebooks, with lessons being taught in modern, spacious classrooms. PE facilities are first class.

We are looking for someone who can continue the great results already achieved by the hard work and dedication of pupils and staff in this department. The school has strong outcomes at GCSE PE and OCR Nationals. Work within the department is enhanced by two people who have current examiner experience with AQA. The programme of study is strong within core PE. Staff in PE also run many extra curricular teams and lunchtime clubs. These are well attended.

If you are interested in joining our friendly and forward-thinking team, and you have the skills and qualities required, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Please take the time to view our new website prior to applying.

We welcome any requests from candidates wishing to visit the Academy. Please contact Samantha Tomlinson, Head Teachers PA if you would like this opportunity.

Closing date: Monday 24th February 2020 at 3.00pm.

Witton Park Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates and appointments will be subject to satisfactory DBS and Employment checks.



More about Witton Park Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Buncer Lane, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6TD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1254 264551
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Welcome to Witton Park Academy 

A school where we all share the ambition to offer our students the opportunity to achieve their very best, in as many ways as possible.