Gisburn Road , Bolton-by-Bowland , Clitheroe , BB7 4NP
Tel: 01200 447632
School website:
Roll: 36
Following a recent restructuring in our KS2 class, the Governors and Executive Head Teacher are seeking to add to our already, dynamic, creative and inspirational team for our thriving village school. The successful applicant must be committed to supporting the Christian ethos of the school and be dedicated to leading and building an exceptional and caring learning environment in which all members of the school community can fulfil their potential.
The post is a permanent P/T KS2 teaching post from September 2021, working Wednesday and Thursday afternoons and all day Friday teaching Religious Education and a range of foundation subjects.
Salary - MPS 1-6 depending on experience.

Bolton by Bowland is a small school and works in collaboration with Grindleton Church of England Primary School. This allows lots of scope for staff, children, governors and parents working closely together.

Our recent OFSTED report (November 2016), commented that:
`All the staff, have created a strong sense of care and nurture for the whole school community'

Our recent SIAMS report (January 2017), stated that:
`Excellent teamwork with very effective communication allows for individual needs to be met in a supportive and caring Christian environment.

We are looking for a person who will:
Be committed to fostering and developing the respectful and inclusive ethos of our distinctively Christian school.
Be an excellent classroom practitioner with recent and relevant experience in KS2
Have experience of leading a core subject across the primary and nursery setting.
Develop children's enjoyment of learning, whilst ensuring high levels of progress and achievement through a clear vision of educational excellence.
Share the strategic vision necessary to build on the school's existing strengths.
Be approachable and able to build good relationships with children, staff, parents, governors and all other members of the school community.
Be a dedicated, committed and flexible team player

We can offer you:
Happy, well behaved children who love their school and enjoy learning.
Hardworking, committed and dedicated staff.
A caring, inclusive, Christian ethos.
Support for your own professional development and well-being.
A close working partnership between our collaborative school, the Church, parents and the local community.
A governing body, which is fully committed to a brighter future and supportive of the whole school community.
A warm and friendly working environment in the heart of the Ribble Valley.

Intended dates
Closing date Tuesday 4th May 2021
Shortlisting Thursday 6th May 2021
Lesson observations and informal discussions Week beginning 10th May 2021
Interviews Week beginning 17th May 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.
Essential Qualifications
Qualified Teacher Status
Degree (or equivalent)
Recent participation in training, which is relevant to the post
Desirable Qualifications
Degree with an emphasis on humanities
Essential Experience
Consistently good/outstanding teaching experience in Key stage 2
Successful subject curriculum leadership experience
Ability to conduct the assessment process at the end of Key Stage 2
Ability to interpret whole school data and plan for whole school improvement
Desirable Experience
Humanities subject leadership
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Please contact the school office on 01200 447632 or email to arrange a COVID-19 safe appointment with the Executive Head Teacher.

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application form attached. Please return forms to the Headteacher at the School.
Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached

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