Ref 174587
Grade MPS
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2021 
Closing Date 12/04/2021 12/04/2021 

Tel: 01282 812287
School website:
Roll: 224
We are seeking to appoint an excellent, highly motivated Year 1 class teacher to join our hardworking and successful teaching team. We are looking for someone who has had experience of teaching KS1 or EYFS and is passionate about education.
Gisburn Road Community Primary School is a Good school on a journey to Outstanding. We have a supportive Governing Body and a fantastic, dedicated team of skilled staff who are focused on doing the very best for all our children.

The successful candidate will be:
  • A creative classroom practitioner who can help us to build upon our successes
  • A teacher with a passion for providing the best possible experiences for our children who will go the extra mile to ensure that every child reaches their full potential
  • Has an excellent understanding of how children learn and make progress, so will make learning meaningful and exciting for the children
  • Will establish positive relationships with our children, parents, staff, governors and community
  • Has the resilience and energy to plan and deliver lessons of a consistently high quality
  • Committed to continued professional development

    We can offer:
  • Wonderful, friendly children who are eager to learn and are a pleasure to teach.
  • A friendly, hardworking, supportive and dedicated team of colleagues who will support and encourage you.
  • A strong and supportive Governing Body
  • A well-resourced, vibrant learning environment

    Under the current situation, visits to the school are not possible however, we would encourage you to visit our school website to get a feel of our school Here you will find a video showing a tour of our school. Please contact the school office on 01282 812287 if you would like to arrange a phone conversation with Laura Toor, Deputy Headteacher, for any more information.

    We are committed to protecting and promoting the welfare of young children and the offer of a post will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance.

    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
  • Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Degree
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Recent participation in a range of relevant training
  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of teaching KS1
  • Excellent classroom practitioner
  • Thorough knowledge of the National Curriculum and the ability to assess accurately and deliver an exciting curriculum covering all aspects of learning.
  • Desirable Experience
  • Experience of teaching Year 1/KS1/EYFS
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    For an informal discussion please contact school office on 01282 812287 to arrange a call with Laura Toor, Deputy Headteacher

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    If you require a hard copy application, please email: or tel: 01772 535353, selecting the Recruitment option (8am - 6pm). Please quote the job reference number. Please return to or

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