Ref 175319
Grade Teachers Pay Range
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 01/09/2021  to 31/08/2022 
Closing Date Midday on Friday 14/05/2021 
School Lane , Simonstone , Burnley , Lancashire , BB12 7HR
Tel: 01282 771147
School website:
Roll: 127
The Governors of Simonstone St Peter's CE Primary School are looking to recruit a temporary part time (mornings) Year 1 teacher to join our happy and hardworking staff team from September.
Simonstone St Peter's is a family orientated primary school with a strong Christian ethos and we work together with all stake holders to give our children the best possible education, through which they can all achieve their potential as unique individuals. We provide our children with a stimulating, safe environment in which they feel secure, happy and cared for and an environment in which they can flourish.

Simonstone St Peter's is a wonderful school in which to work and learn, and we are looking for a teacher who will be enthusiastic, motivated and someone who pays great attention to detail. Our school has resourceful grounds which we utilise to extend our classroom learning

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated, dynamic individual who demonstrates excellence in all they do.

The candidate must:
- have an energy and passion for learning in order to motivate children
- care about our children and their welfare
- be resilient, reflective and committed
- have an ability to create an engaging, stimulating and interactive learning environment
- have high expectations
- be innovative and forward thinking
- have excellent inter-personal skills
- be willing to support the Christian ethos of our school

We can offer wonderful, caring children who have a love of learning and leave our school as well rounded, confident young citizens.

The interviews will be held on Monday 24 May 2021.

All posts are subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

The post that 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 to 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 a request.

Please note that CVs are not accepted. To apply for this vacancy you need to complete the Diocese of Blackburn application form.

More Information can be found at
Essential Qualifications
5 GCSEs or equivalent at grade C and above including maths and English
Safeguarding training
Desirable Qualifications
Qualifications linked to the primary school curriculum
Experience of leading a subject
Paediatric First Aid
Essential Experience
Recent and relevant experience teaching in a primary school
Experience of effective behaviour management
Experience and a willingness to be involved in the wider life of the school
A good knowledge of formative and summative assessment
Desirable Experience
Leading a subject
Leading Collective Worship
To have a knowledge and understanding of all 3 Key Stages
Good ICT skills and knowledge and the ability to use them to support effective learning
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Mrs Christine Smith
01282 771147

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application form attached. Please return to the Office Manager c/o 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.