Ref 175378
Grade Teacher Pay Range
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2021 
Closing Date 19/05/2021 
Sherwood Way , Fulwood , Preston , Lancashire , PR2 9GA
Tel: 01772 719093
School website:
Roll: 421
The Governors of Sherwood Primary School are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Teacher to join our highly committed and hardworking team. Sherwood Primary School is an outstanding Primary School. High expectations, excellent teaching and inclusive approaches are at the heart of all our work.

Sherwood Primary School is a large two form entry Primary School, situated in Fulwood, Preston. This is an exciting opportunity to join a committed and hardworking team. We are looking to appoint a 0.6 teacher to teach in EYFS. The successful candidate will form an essential part of our outstanding EYFS team working within our EYFS unit alongside 60 EYFS (Reception) children.

We have risen to the challenges faced over the last twelve months with determination and commitment to our pupils learning. We benefit from superb support from our families and our highly committed Governors work closely with the School to continue to move the School forward.

Our school has a friendly atmosphere with very high standards and high expectations. The successful candidate must be:
An inspirational teacher with focused on each child achieving their potential.
Keen to work alongside a hardworking team to further develop teaching and learning in an Outstanding Primary School.

In your supporting letter, please state your curriculum strengths and how you feel your current and past experience has prepared you for this post. Please ensure your letter of application is clear, concise and free from error. Short-listed applicants will be invited to deliver an interest session to a group of children and attend a formal face-face interview.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 19th May at 12noon.

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.

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

Essential Qualifications
Qualified Teacher Status

Desirable Qualifications
Evidence of recent and relevant training applicable to the post
Essential Experience
Recent experience of teaching in EYFS
Experience of working with children with SEND in an Early Years Setting
Experience of teaching and assessing Phonics
Desirable Experience
Experience of successful leadership of a subject
Experience of working in an EYFS Unit/Setting
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Please contact the Headteacher, Mrs J Lumb, for an informal discussion.

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Attached to advert.

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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.