Actual Salary: £22,644 per annum

Full Time, Fixed Term Contract: 1 September 2022 until 31 August 2023

Penrice Academy is a truly outstanding school, with wonderful students and forward thinking, inspirational teaching and support staff. We are highly successful with year-on-year exceptional results which now put us in the top 7% of schools nationally. We provide our students with the knowledge, skills and attributes to be successful as they move to the next phase of their education. As a school community we have a relentless drive and ambition to provide the best possible educational experience for each and every one of our students. Penrice Academy is part of Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT), a family of Cornish Primary and Secondary Schools, with a strategic vision to ‘learn together to help every child achieve more’. This is an exciting time to join our large, dynamic Trust, which is responsible for educating learners across four secondary schools, one junior school and nine primary schools. There are extensive opportunities to work collaboratively with experienced professionals and leaders across the Trust, with unparalleled CPD and career development prospects.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and passionate teacher to cover lessons across the Academy, and join our successful PE department, teaching PE for up to 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 an Early Career Teacher, we will provide a comprehensive ECT induction and support package.

If you are interested in this position and wish to have an informal conversation, please contact Doug O’Brien, Deputy Headteacher, via email:

Application forms and full details are available to download below:

Applications by CV, letter or social media alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications:     9.00am, Friday 24th June 2022

Interviews to be held:                  Week commencing 27th June 2022

Cornwall Education Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and, where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020).  This means that certain convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed to employers and, if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account.  Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website: