Ref 175368
Grade Teacher Pay Range
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 1st September 2021  to 31st August 2022 
Closing Date 12:00 09/06/2021 
Union Road , Oswaldtwistle , Accrington , BB5 3DD
Tel: 01254 231026
School website:
Roll: 145
St. Paul's is a happy school; the children come to school keen to learn and willing to work hard. The standards and expectations are very high; we want our children to want to do their best, to aim high and to celebrate each achievement. We expect children to behave well and use the nurturing Christian vision of our school to support children in making the right choices. Whilst academic achievement is important for all pupils, we know there are many other skills possessed by the pupils in our school: running, football, dance, drama, art and technology to name but a few. Each one of these skills and talents is celebrated and all our children are valued for their unique set of skills and talents. We are also a Rights Respecting School, and we are proud to have been awarded UNICEF's Silver `Rights Award.

The successful candidate will lead support staff to assist in meeting the needs of year 1 pupils in order to successfully raise standards; they will employ strategies to overcome potential barriers to learning; possess excellent behaviour management skills in accordance with school policy; and have an enthusiasm for learning and creativity. In return we offer you engaged and enthusiastic children and staff; a purposeful and well developed learning environment; a caring and compassionate ethos, as well as a hardworking team with a great sense of humour.

Shortlisted candidates will be ask to teach a lesson in our school. This is likely to take place on Monday 21st or Tuesday 22nd June 2021 with interviews held Wednesday 23rd June 2021.

Visits to the school will be warmly welcomed and encouraged however under covid restrictions this will need to be out of school hours To book a visit on any of the dates below please contact the office on 01254 231026 .
Thursday 13th May 4pm
Tuesday 18th May 4pm
Tuesday 25th May 4pm

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

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
Evidence of recent and relevant training applicable
Desirable Qualifications
Active member of Churches Together in England.

Essential Experience
Recent and relevant successful teaching experience of teaching key stage 1.
Experience of teaching phonics.
Desirable Experience
Experience of leading a subject
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

for an informal discussion please call Rachel Wells Deputy Headteacher on 01254 231026

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

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