The Governors wish to appoint an excellent classroom practitioner to join our outstanding History Department. The successful applicant will be joining one of Lancashire's best performing History departments, with the opportunity to work and develop professionally alongside two highly experienced Specialist Leaders of Education. This post is suitable for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and passionate teacher of History, including NQTs. The department has an enviable track record of achieving superb GCSE results and is the most popular option subject in school.
Penwortham Girls' High School is a popular, oversubscribed school, graded as outstanding in every category in its 2014/15 Ofsted inspection. Ofsted recognised the 'culture geared towards success and excellence in achievement throughout the school.' The inspectors commented on the 'consistently high quality of teaching' whilst noting that 'staff are as concerned for students' personal well-being as they are about their academic success.'
Since 2016 Penwortham Girls' High School has been a Teaching School, jointly leading the Red Rose Teaching School Alliance. The History Department makes a major contribution to the training and development of colleagues across the North West.
Please note that the school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.
Informal discussion: Mr Steven Herbert, Associate Assistant Headteacher/Head of History.
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'.
Interview date: 2 April 2019
Application forms and further details are available from the school website or attached. Completed application forms with covering letter should be returned by the deadline and marked FAO Business Manager.
Closing date: 25 March 2019.