Ref 175068
Grade MPS
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 1/9/2021  to when post holder returns 
Closing Date noon on 07/05/2021 
Rising Bridge Road , Accrington , BB5 2SW
Tel: 01706 216706
School website:
Roll: 119
We wish to appoint an excellent Class Teacher for our mixed age class to join our talented and enthusiastic team at St John's Stonefold CE Primary School. The role is to cover the maternity leave of one of our teachers

We are a caring, family school who are enthusiastic with good relationships with all stakeholders based on a Christian Foundation. We believe every child should be given opportunities to enable them to achieve their very best. Our staff work hard to ensure that children enjoy discovering new facts and developing their appreciation and understanding of our wonderful world.

We have a high quality, broad and balanced curriculum which promotes key skills and fosters learning opportunities in the local area as well as enhancing children's minds beyond their immediate locality. We value a creative approach in all subjects with a focus on high quality PE and ICT to promote the wellbeing of body and mind and keep up to date with current technologies.

Our highly supportive school ethos and quality relationships create the essential platform for maximising pupils' learning and also the successful development of staff.
The school places a high emphasis on promoting the spiritual well-being of its community through daily, thought provoking and active, collective worship.

We are seeking a highly motivated, cheerful, positive and hard working talented teacher to join our small team here at St John's. If you have additional talents and passions please state these in your application to illustrate a picture of your expertise and how St John's would benefit from you becoming part of our school family.
If you like a challenge and a strong sense of job satisfaction this is the role for you.

Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

Rehabilitation 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
  • BA with PGCE or BEd
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of teaching KS1 or 2 for at least a year full time.
  • Desirable Experience
  • Subject leadership experience
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please contact the school office to arrange a school visit or to discuss the role.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached, please return to 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.