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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4


Physical education

Working pattern

Full time

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Pay scale


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What skills and experience we're looking for

An exciting opportunity for an experienced teacher of Physical Education with outstanding potential to join our ambitious and vibrant school. The Physical Education department is at an exciting time in its development and offers a wide range of extra-curricular opportunities. The school is now looking for an energetic, committed individual who is excited to contribute to the next stage of our journey. We celebrate innovation and can offer a highly supportive leadership team and staff body with a real investment in professional development to support you in making an impact for our students.

The successful candidate will be an experienced teacher of Physical Education with:

  • the ability to lead the department to deliver the highest standards for our pupils across Years 7-11;
  • knowledge and understanding of current curriculum developments and teaching and learning strategies;

  • the ability to teach inspirational lessons to a range of abilities across both key stages;
  • an enthusiastic commitment to developing the school’s Personal Development offering;
  • a commitment to Loreto High School’s high expectations and powerful ethos;
  • the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of our students;
  • a desire to work collaboratively and to make a real contribution to the development of our department and the progress of our students;
  • Understanding and experience of implementing successful intervention programmes.
  • excellent subject knowledge;

What the school offers its staff

Employee Benefits We are committed to providing staff with high quality, professional development. We hold regular training to develop the skills and knowledge needed by staff in their current role or look towards the next step in their career. The induction of new staff is important, and we have tailored programmes to meet individual needs.In addition to the opportunities for career progression, training and development, we also offer a competitive rewards and benefits package.

  • Employee Assistance Scheme provided by Health Assured - unlimited access to advice, information and face to face counselling support on a range of issues including emotional, personal, legal and financial or relationship issues for yourself and those living within your household.
  • Bike2Work Scheme- where you can save money on the cost of bicycles and equipment

Commitment to safeguarding

Loreto High School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in “Keeping Children Safe in Education”, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred-list check, together with additional checks as part of the shortlisting process, including carrying out an online search.

More Information can be found at www.loretochorlton.co.uk

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About Loreto High School Chorlton

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
760 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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Part of the international family of Loreto schools and colleges and as such benefits from a 400 year old tradition and links with Loreto Sixth Form College and with Loreto schools both in the UK and worldwide. “The vision and values of the Gospel and the Loreto community of schools act as a living reference point for the whole community.” Section 48 Inspection.

Loreto High School is a ‘Good School’ (Ofsted January 2019) at an exciting point in its school improvement journey “Leaders have the ambition and demonstrable capacity to further enhance the good quality of education which the school currently provides.” Ofsted 2019.

A small, friendly, inclusive, cohesive school where we get to know our students well, find out what they are good at and develop their talents “… a welcoming, caring and passionate school that really does know every child.” Ofsted 2019 Parent View

“School leaders and other staff pride themselves on the good relationships that they build and care that they have with pupils.” Ofsted 2019

Visitors tell us our students are calm and well-mannered and that our Catholic ethos is powerfully transmitted; “Inspectors were impressed by pupils’ positive interactions with one another and adults.” Ofsted 2019

We will support and develop you to become an outstanding practitioner. We are an aspirational, reflective and creative learning community where all adults are learners who strive rigorously for excellence in order to achieve the best possible outcomes for our students.

Excellent CPD programme to support teachers at each stage of their career; “The training programme which leaders manage is well planned and implemented.” Ofsted 2019

Arranging a visit to Loreto High School Chorlton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@loretochorlton.manchester.sch.uk.

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