Ref 174890
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 1st September 2021 
Closing Date 22/04/2021 
Crookings Lane , Penwortham , Preston , Lancashire , PR1 0HU
Tel: 01772 743321
School website:
Roll: 203
Year 5 teacher 2.5 days with 1.0 SEN day (3.5 days)

The Governors of Penwortham Primary School are seeking to appoint an excellent teacher who has a genuine interest in working to support all pupils to achieve the best outcomes . We are seeking an ambitious and dedicated teacher for 2.5 days in a Year 5 class with 1 additional day for SEN related work throughout the school.

The successful candidate will:
  • Encourage children to be independent, inquisitive learners
  • Have excellent subject knowledge
  • Have high expectations and understand how to encourage and support every child to achieve their best.
  • Be able to build strong relationships with parents, staff and children and the wider community
  • Support the values of the school
  • Be able to make a clear commitment to whole school improvement
  • Lead and manage staff
  • Be willing to adapt, improve and evolve with the school
  • Contribute to the full life of the school
  • Be able to advise the SLT on SEND issues

    Hold the SEND qualification or be willing to undertake training to achieve this qualification.
    Have a comprehensive overview of SEN throughout the school and be able to develop and oversee the implementation of the SEND strategy.
    Maintain records and documentation for SEND pupils at all stages of the code of practice.
    Provide training and support to all staff.
    Work with other agencies to achieve the best outcomes for children with SEN.

    An SEN allowance will be payable.

    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
  • Qualifies teacher status
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • SEN qualification or willingness to undertake this training
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Visits to the school are not available at this time, however shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit the school.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    The Headteacher c/o the School. 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.