Post:                           Teacher of Physical Education and Dance (Female) (0.5 FTE) /

                                    Cover Supervisor (0.5 FTE)


Contract type:           Temporary (1 academic year)

                                    Full time (split between contracts)



Teaching Contract:       (0.5 FTE) PE Teacher 

QTPS  (MPS1 – UPS3) £25,714 - £41,603 pro rata salary


NJC Support Contract: (0.5 FTE) Cover Supervisor 

G4 (pt 5 – pt 8) £19,312 - £20,493 pro rata salary (approximately £8,074 - £8,568 per annum)


Required for:             1 September 2021


Closing date:             Tuesday 18 May 2021 by 12.00noon


Interview Date:          w/c 24 May 2021


This is a unique opportunity to work as a Teacher of PE whilst also gaining further teaching                     experience by supporting the rest of the school as a Cover Supervisor.


The Governors of St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School wish to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational teacher of Physical Education. The successful applicant will also be required to cover other timetabled lessons. 


This role would suit an NQT or established teacher with experience of teaching the 9 - 1 GCSE and/or technical award qualifications in Physical Education, Sport and Dance. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to an impressive reputation of extra-curricular activities within the school, in order to provide the pupils with the best opportunity to develop and achieve. 


We are an innovative and flourishing school, well regarded for the excellence of our academic achievement and the high level of motivation of pupils and staff.  On interview, we ask candidates for their impressions of our school and without fail they comment on how wonderful our students are, the positive team ethos amongst staff and how friendly and welcoming our school is.  


It really is worth applying for this post and joining somewhere special.  



If you would like to learn more about either our school or this vacancy, please visit the school website – from where you can download the CES application forms.  Alternatively, please contact Mrs P Lennon, Clerk to Governors via email or by telephoning the school number on 01942 728651 x2223. 


Completed application forms must be returned to: Mr M J Dumican, Headteacher, St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Rookery Avenue, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 9PF or via email to: 


The employer is committed to safer recruitment practices and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  The post is subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service checks.  The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its staff to share this commitment.

For further information and to download the associated documentation, please click on the link below:-

Teacher of PE / Cover Supervisor

Salary: 0.5 Teacher Salary MPS - UPS3 + 0.5 NJC Salary (G4)

Closing Date: 18 May 2021, 12.00pm