Governors of St EdmundArrowsmithCatholic
High Schoolwish to appoint a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational
leader of our PE Department.
candidate will have a clear vision of how the teaching of PE should develop
over the next few years. They will be able to develop a challenging curriculum
at KS3 that motivates our pupils and secures high levels of progress for those
KS4 students who choose to study PE.The postholder will have the
management skills to ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the department,
and join a team of like-minded individuals, both within the department and
throughout the school.
Our PE Department is well equipped with a gymnasium, sports hall,
outdoor tennis courts, a MUGA pitch and a large field area. It is important to
acknowledge that PE is an important part of the curriculum and a popular option
subject, offered at GCSE, along with Cambridge Nationals in Sports Studies and
We are committed to our extra-curricular and enrichment programme, with
students able to choose from a variety of sporting activities. We are
proud of our close links to external sporting organisations, such as Wigan
Warriors Rugby Club and promote the opportunities to strengthen school-to-club
links within our community. We pride ourselves on broadening pupils’
experiences with physical activity and sport.
plays a central part in the school-house system, culminating in in a whole school
sports day, which has legendary status amongst our school community, past and
We are passionately committed to the professional development of
our staff and offer an outstanding CPL programme that is universally valued by
colleagues. A lot of care and is taken
to manage workload to ensure that colleagues enjoy their work and it is
recognised that SEACHS is a positive place to teach.
we offer a bespoke CPD programme, research and development, links and networks
with other outstanding schools as well as a plethora of extra-curricular and
cross-curricular working opportunities.
are a forward-looking and flourishing school, well regarded for the excellence
of our academic achievement and the high level of motivation of pupils and
staff. Visitors to our school never fail to comment
on our respectful students, the positive team ethos amongst staff and the
friendly welcome that they receive.
It really is worth applying for this post and joining somewhere special!
We seek application from
those of Catholic faith, all faiths or no faith who are supportive of our
Christian values and ethos.
The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Offer of employment is subject to safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance, pre-employment health check and references.
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