Ref 174772
Grade Teachers Pay range
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 01/09/2021  to 31/08/2022 
Closing Date 14/04/2021 
Ashurst Road , Ashurst , Skelmersdale , Lancashire , WN8 6TN
Tel: 01695 728989
School website:
Roll: 190
We belong to the loving family of St James

The Governors of St James' Catholic Primary welcomes applications from dedicated and enthusiastic teachers for the role of full time class teacher. This is a temporary position in our Key Stage 1 Department, to cover a maternity leave commencing in September 2021.

Here at St James', we pride ourselves on providing the highest standard of teaching and learning, creating a stimulating environment, where children receive a broad spectrum of exciting experiences, enabling them to discover and achieve success in their own gifts and talents.

You will be well supported in a warm, friendly and caring environment with staff who are passionate about working with children and each other.

We can offer you;
  • A welcoming, caring school where everyone is valued
  • Friendly and enthusiastic pupils who are proud of our school
  • A forward thinking and creative school
  • A dedicated and motivated staff who believe in teamwork and building positive relationships across the school and in the wider community

    The Headteacher and Governing Body are fully committed to staff development.

    The successful candidate will be an inspirational teacher who has the highest expectations of not only the children but also themselves. You must be an effective team player willing to participate in wider school life.

    Applications are welcomed from newly qualified and experienced teachers. For experienced teachers, not NQTS, there will be a requirement to lead a subject.

    Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. We will be arranging viewings for 12th and 13th April, COVID restrictions are in place and these will be shared with you ahead of your visit. Please telephone the school office on 01695 728989 to make an appointment.

    The school is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    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.

  • Essential Qualifications
  • QTS
  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of working in KS1
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please contact Headteacher, Mrs Angela Blacoe on 01695 728989

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application 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.