Vacancies

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

In accordance with our policies, we are unable to process applications through CV. Only applications made on a fully completed Penryn College application form will be considered.

Please return completed application forms along with your covering letter to: vacancies@penryn-college.cornwall.sch.uk or post to: HR Office, Penryn College, Kernick Road, Penryn, TR10 8PZ.

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Teacher of Boys’ PE and Lifeskills

Penryn College has a national reputation for PE, Sport and Leadership with some of the best school facilities in the South West of England.

We are looking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic and forward-thinking Teacher of Boys’ Physical Education and Lifeskills. You will have a track record of excellent classroom practice, be committed to high standards of learning and student progress – with the energy and vision to build on current progress – and have ambitions for yourself and our school. An expertise in a broad range of sports is essential – a specialist in rugby or football would be an advantage.

The role includes the high-level delivery of the Key Stage 3 Lifestyle curriculum, GCSE PE and OCR Sport Science, alongside the support and delivery of the extensive out-of-hours learning programme and inter-school fixtures offered at the College. High standards of professionalism and a passion for excellence will be very important, as will a willingness to devote time and energy to the job in and out of school hours.

This is a part-time appointment to start in September 2024, with an FTE of approximately 0.5. This role is one-year fixed-term until 31 August 2025 in the first instance.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 16 July.

Interviews: Thursday 18 July.

Receptionist and General Administrator

We are looking to appoint a friendly, enthusiastic and outgoing receptionist who will enjoy working in a school environment. You will need excellent communication skills, have a flexible approach to work, good admin skills and enjoy working with young people.

Closing date for applications: Friday 19 July 2024 at 9.00am.

Interviews: Monday 22 July at 9.00am.

For more information, including an Application Pack and forms, please scroll down.

French Language Assistant

We require a French-speaking Language Assistant to support students in improving their oral communication skills and develop their knowledge of a different society and culture. You will have proven speaking/numeracy/literacy skills in French and be able to lead activities independently with small groups of students. You would be an essential part of a committed department that encourages and expands and enthuses pupils’ experiences within the subject.

This is a term time only position, with additional INSET training days as required and is for approximately 12 hours per week to support Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 French lessons. Ideally, the hours will be spread over the week and may differ from Week A to Week B. The hours and times will be discussed at interview when the timetable is finalised.

The salary is on a proportionately reduced both in the number of hours worked and the number of weeks worked during the year. The position is paid for 43.128 weeks per year and is on a Grade E. The actual annual starting salary for this role is £5,972.09 per annum.

This is a fixed-term role, in the first instance until 31 August 2025.

Closing date for applications: Friday 13 September at 9.00am.

Interviews: Week commencing 16 September 2024.