Apply online CLASS TEACHER

Ref 174667
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2021 
Closing Date 12pm 13/04/2021 

Tel: 01282 426774
School website:
Roll: 216
Required from 1st September 2021, the Governing Body of Lowerhouse Junior School is seeking an enthusiastic, committed and outstanding class teacher to join our team. Newly qualified and experienced teachers are welcome to apply. This is an exciting time to join the school in its next stage of growth and development.

We are seeking someone who:
  • has children at the heart of teaching and learning, helping children to enjoy their learning whilst realising their full potential;
  • is resilient, well-organised and determined;
  • is willing to contribute to extra-curricular activities and to other enrichment activities for children;
  • embraces change, is flexible and is willing to contribute, as part of the Lowerhouse team, to ongoing whole school development and improvement;
  • is keen to support whole school curriculum development as a subject leader, dependent on experience;
  • is an outstanding classroom practitioner with the ability to lead by example and to demonstrate innovative approaches to teaching, learning and curriculum development;
  • has the desire and motivation to build and strengthen links with parents, governors and the wider community.

    We can offer:
  • the opportunity to make a difference to confident, enthusiastic children who show determination and resilience in learning and achieving together;
  • the opportunity to work alongside a hardworking, dedicated and friendly team of staff, parents and governors;
  • the chance to be part of an exciting, innovative and forward thinking school;
  • a very strong commitment to CPD and to promoting a dedicated professional learning community.

    If you are interested in joining our team to help make our highly regarded school even better we welcome your application. We also invite you to join us for a Headteacher's Zoom meeting prior to application. This will provide an opportunity to learn more about our school. Please contact us on 01282 426774 to arrange your Zoom meeting for an informal discussion with our Headteacher, Mrs. Isherwood. Please also visit our website for further details of the school:

    Zoom meeting with the Headteacher: Tuesday 23rd March 2021
    Closing date for application: Tuesday 13th April 2021 at 12 noon
    Shortlisting: Thursday 15th April 2021
    Lesson Observations at Lowerhouse Junior School: Tuesday 27th April 2021
    Interviews: Wednesday 28th April 2021

    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.

    Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please call the school office on 01282 426774 to arrange attendance at an informal discussion with the Headteacher on Tuesday, 23rd March 2021 at 4pm.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached. 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.