Cover Teacher Including 0.3 Teaching of PE (Girls)

Penrice Academy, St Austell, Cornwall

Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Subject Physical education
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary £21,210

Job summary


Cover Teacher Including 0.3 Teaching of PE (Girls)

Full Time, Fixed Term Contract:
1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020
Salary: £21,210 per annum

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and passionate teacher to cover lessons across the Academy, and join our successful PE department, teaching girls’ PE on a 0.3 FTE basis. The position includes taking a full role in the extensive extra-curricular programme we provide for our students. The successful candidate will have outstanding subject knowledge in PE, and be adaptable to teach lessons as directed and planned by class teachers in all subject areas. If the successful candidate is a newly qualified teacher, we will provide a full NQT support package.

Penrice Academy is an Outstanding and oversubscribed Academy situated on the beautiful south coast of Cornwall. We offer an exceptional working and learning environment, where students are placed at the heart of the learning experience. As a National Teaching School, Penrice Academy offers excellent professional development and promotional prospects and the opportunity to work with like-minded professionals. The PE faculty is well resourced and has excellent facilities including an all-weather pitch which was opened in September 2014.

If you are interested in this position and would like to have an informal conversation about the role, please contact Gavin Thomas, Assistant Principal, via email or phone 01726 72163. Application forms and full details are available from

Closing Date: 9.00am Friday 12 July 2019

Interview Date: Week Commencing 15 July 2019

Peninsula Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We implement the safer recruitment process; the successful candidate will be expected to undergo checks including an enhanced DBS check. Applicants are expected to familiarise themselves with our safeguarding policy, which can be found via the following link:

Essential educational requirements

Good Honours Degree in PE or related subjects

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher status. PGCE or equivalent

Essential skills and experience

Commitment to facilitate a range of extracurricular provision

Ability to enthuse children, create a love of learning and thirst for knowledge across all subjects

Excellent ICT skills

High level of oral and written communication skills

An ability to work in partnership with teachers and other staff

To believe in the importance of team work and a collaborative approach, and be able to build supportive working relationships with colleagues both within and outside the Learning Team

The desire to play a full part in the life of the academy community, to support its distinctive mission and ethos and to encourage staff and students to follow this example.

More on how to apply

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Secondary
School size 1408 pupils enrolled
Age range 11 to 16
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website Penrice Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About Penrice Academy

School location

Charlestown Road, St Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NR