Apply online CLASS TEACHER

Ref 174913
Grade Teachers Pay Range
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2021 
Closing Date 16/04/2021 
Cartmel Avenue , Accrington , BB5 0NW
Tel: 01254 233513
School website:
Roll: 161
St Peter's is a Voluntary Controlled Church of England Primary School with a strong Christian ethos.

The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic teacher, whose deployment in school will depend on their strengths, balanced with the needs of the school.
The successful candidate will have a record of consistently high-quality teaching and subject leadership responsibility, including proactively leading the school forward in one Core subject.

We are looking for a teacher who:
  • can demonstrate innovative and outstanding practice
  • has high expectations of self and of pupil achievement and behaviour and an understanding of how children learn best
  • has good interpersonal skills and can work as part of a dedicated team
  • can create an attractive and stimulating learning environment

    In return we can offer:
  • a friendly team and a supportive school leadership, in a pleasant well-appointed and beautifully situated environment
  • well-motivated pupils who are enthusiastic to learn and enjoy coming to school
  • support for your on-going professional development

    Please ensure your letter of application is clear and concise, portrays your overall educational philosophy, addresses the points on the person specification and is free from error.

    Please note CV's are not accepted. To apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

    As this job includes core subject leadership, it is not suitable for NQT's or job-shares.

    Our school prioritises safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post will require successful 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 www.govuk/dbs or alternatively a copy is available on request.

    Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders which is available to all applicants upon request.

    Further information about the school can be seen on the school website.

    Provisional Dates:
    Closing Date: 16.4.2021 (noon)
    Short-listing: w/b 19.4.2021
    Lesson observations: w/b 26.4.2021
    Proposed Interview Date: 10.5.2021
    More Information can be found at
  • Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Successful completion of NQT induction year
  • Commitment to continuing professional development
  • Essential Experience
  • Successful experience of teaching primary aged children
  • Proven record of continuous good/outstanding teaching and raising attainment
  • Experience of working with SEND children and of using IEP's
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    For an informal discussion or to book an out of hours look around the school (because of covid restrictions) please contact the Headteacher on 01254 233513

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached. Return forms to the Headteacher at the School:

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