Ref 174584
Grade L4 - L9
Salary £45434 to £ 51402 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2021 
Closing Date 12/04/2021 
Highfield Road South , Chorley , Lancashire , PR7 1RB
Tel: 01257 262940
School website:
Roll: 213
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding, inspirational and enthusiastic teaching professional who can work alongside the Headteacher in taking our school to its next level of achievement. St Laurence's is a warm and welcoming Christian community, where we proudly live, love and learn together. This is an exciting opportunity for the appointed candidate to make a significant contribution to the continued success and further development of our thriving school community.

The successful applicant will:

  • be a practising Christian who will promote the Christian ethos within our school and its wider community
  • have an excellent understanding of teaching, learning and assessment and is passionate and outstanding classroom practitioner, who leads by example
  • have the ability to work with the Headteacher to lead, motivate and inspire staff and children to achieve the highest standards
  • have experience of strategic planning and leadership, striving for excellence
  • develop the respectful and inclusive ethos of our school and have a secure understanding of Safeguarding
  • be committed to working in partnership with our committed team, pupils, parents, governors and the wider community

    We will offer you:

  • A caring, nurturing school community with a strong Christian character
  • Happy, enthusiastic and well behaved children who are eager to learn and develop in an atmosphere where they all feel valued and respected and are proud of their school
  • A friendly, motivated and committed team of staff, working in partnership with active and supportive governors, who have the highest aspiration for all our children
  • Excellent opportunities for your continued professional development, as a leader
  • Positive partnerships with our families, parish and wider community
  • Support from the Headteacher, the Diocese and the local authority

    The Headteacher will host a Zoom Meeting on Thursday 11th March 2021 at 3:30pm - 4:00pm to allow possible applicants the opportunity to ask any questions.

    Candidates are also warmly invited to visit the school on:
  • Visit 1 - Tuesday 16th March 2021 between 3:30 - 4:30pm (a 15min slot will be allocated)
  • Visit 2 - Thursday 18th March 2021 between 3:30 - 4:30pm (a 15min slot will be allocated)

    *Additional times will be added if required

    Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

    More Information can be found at
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    For an informal discussion or to book an appointment please contact the school office on 01257 262940

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached to advert. Please return completed applications to

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.