Teacher of Technology, Lancashire

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Penwortham Girls' High SchoolLancashire
Date posted:
Start date: 1st September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £23,720 to £39406 (MPS/UPS) plus temp TLR 2.1 £2721
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Ref: 169427 

32.436 hours a week at Penwortham Girls' High School, Cop Lane, Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 0SR (775 on roll) 

TEMPORARY TLR 2.1 (September 2019 to July 2021)

The Governors wish to appoint an excellent classroom practitioner to join our outstanding Creative Arts and Technology faculty.  The successful applicant will be joining one of our school's newest teams, with the opportunity to work and develop professionally alongside teachers of Computing, Art and the suite of Technology subjects.  This post is suitable for a well-qualified, enthusiastic and passionate teacher of Technology with the willingness and flexibility to teach elsewhere across the faculty. 

The successful applicant will also be provided with a fantastic opportunity to lead on a county-wide scheme to promote women into engineering, which is funded by a two-year Enthuse bursary.  This is a crucial aspect of the new post and we are looking for someone to make a real impact.  If a success is made in this role, then opportunities for further career progression into leadership will be strongly considered upon the expiry of the temporary TLR.

The CAT faculty has recently undergone an extensive programme of capital investment and refurbishment, which means that the successful candidate will have enviable, up-to-date resources at their disposal.  Technology is a popular option choice at GCSE and we are looking for someone to take this subject to the next level.

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 Multiple Alliance with Bishop Rawstorne. 

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: Mrs J Smith, Head of Faculty or Mr J Ramsdale, Senior Assistant Headteacher.

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: 24 May 2019 

Application forms: Application form and further information is available on the school website or the Lancashire County Council vacancies website.Completed application forms and covering letters should be returned by the deadline and marked FAO Business Manager 

Closing date: 22 May 2019 at 4pm.



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Address: Cop Lane, Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 0SR, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 1772 743399