Apply online KS1 CLASS TEACHER (Maternity Leave)

Ref 175429
Grade Teacher Pay Range
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 01/09/2021  to return of post holder 
Closing Date noon 19/05/2021 
Church Street , Ribchester , Preston , Lancashire , PR3 3XP
Tel: 01254 878300
School website:
Roll: 69
The Governors of Ribchester St Wilfrid's C of E Primary School are seeking to appoint a creative and inspiring Year 1 / 2 teacher. This is a temporary post to cover a maternity leave which will end in June 2022 or upon the return of the substantive post holder.

The successful candidate must have recent and relevant experience of working with this age of children and be able to demonstrate a clear understanding of how children's learning needs are best met.

Candidates should be a dedicated and highly effective classroom teacher committed to raising standards, work as part of a team, be supportive of the Christian ethos of the school and show a willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of the school.

Candidates who do not have a faith reference, but can demonstrate that they are willing to commit to the Christian ethos of the school will be considered.

The school governors take the issue of safeguarding the pupils of the school very seriously and to this end the successful candidate will be required to obtain an enhanced clearance from the DBS.
The successful candidate will also be required to provide documentary proof of identity and qualifications.

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

More Information can be found at:

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

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
Qualified Teacher Status
Desirable Qualifications
First Aid
Essential Experience
The successful candidate will have had recent experience of teaching within KS1.
Desirable Experience
Experience of mixed age teaching would be advantageous.
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

The Headteacher c/o 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.