Teacher of Physical Education – Paternity Cover, Blackburn with Darwen

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Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (QEGS)Blackburn with Darwen

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: QEGS has a pay scale above CPS and remuneration will be set according to qualifications and experience. All teachers are members of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme.
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The School seeks to appoint, from September 2019, a full-time, bright and enthusiastic Teacher of Physical Education to cover paternity leave at our successful, significantly oversubscribed and expanding school. 

The person appointed will be required to teach co-educational classes across the full range of departmental activities, including swimming. While it is expected that all staff should contribute something to the school’s extra-curricular programme, this post will entail a level of commitment to Saturday fixtures and other sporting events in a packed sporting calendar.

The Physical Education teaching commitments will be across all years in the Senior Phase and Sixth Form and include swimming and Physical Education as well as teaching public examination courses. To that end, the ability to teach Physical Education to at least GCSE level is desirable. 

Applicants must have a good, relevant degree and have a PGCE. 

The appointment is to cover paternity leave from 1st September 2019 and is expected to end on 20th December 2019, although the school cannot guarantee any minimum or maximum period of employment. 

A willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school is expected.

An application via the TES portal is preferred.  However, if you wish to submit an application directly to School, this and further details can be downloaded from www.qegsblackburn.com/information/vacancies/. QEGS application forms sent directly to School should include a covering letter of no more than 2 A4 sides in Arial point 11 and CV, together with names, postal and e-mail addresses and telephone numbers of two referees and must be submitted to the Head, Mrs CY Gammon via email to head@qegsblackburn.com or by post.

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More about Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School (QEGS)
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: West Park Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6DF, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1254 686300
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Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School is a co-educational, all-through free school in Blackburn for pupils and students aged 4-19. 

The school is believed to have been founded in 1509. It survived the Reformation and in 1567 was granted a Royal Chart...