Ref 174799
Grade Mainscale 1-6
Salary £25714 to £ 36961 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 01/09/2021  to 31/08/2023 
Closing Date Midday 16/04/2021 
Combermere Road , Heysham , Morecambe , LA3 2ST
Tel: 01524 851043
School website:
Roll: 366
Thank you for taking an interest in Trumacar Primary School which serves the area of Heysham, just outside Lancaster. Trumacar is an oversubscribed primary school which currently has 366 pupils on roll and has its own Nursery attached to the school which provides places for 52 three and four year olds. Our intake number for main school is 45 per year group.

Due to an increase in numbers, we are now seeking to employ a Classteacher in Year 5 for two years. The successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Be highly motivated
  • Have a love of education and be able to enthuse children to achieve their full potential
  • Have high expectations of themselves as well as of their pupils
  • Be able to think `outside of the box' with regards to curriculum entitlement and the enjoyment of learning
  • Be able to work within a team in a flexible and supportive manner
  • Be able to bring something new to the school
  • Have completed a DBS check and uphold the school's Safeguarding Policy and Procedures

    Trumacar is currently graded as Good by Ofsted.

    Applications from both newly qualified and experienced staff will be considered.

    Appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and subject to references.

    Applications open from: Wednesday 24th March 2021
    Applications must be returned by: Midday on Friday 16th April 2021
    Shortlisting will take place on: Monday 19th April 2021
    Only candidates who have been successful in their application will be notified.
    Interviews will take place on: Friday 30th April 2021

    Due to the current global pandemic school visits are not permitted at this time. To request a discussion about the post with the Head of School please email
    You could also visit our website for further information.

    I look forward to reading your letter of application, which should detail your reasons for wanting to teach at our school, and your application form.

    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
  • QTS
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • First Aid at Work
  • Child Protection Level 1
  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of teaching in Year 5
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please email Head of School -

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Mrs Anthea Collin
    School Business Manager

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