Ref 177021
Grade MPS / UPS
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2022 
Closing Date 12:00 noon 20/09/2021
Ash Street , Great Harwood , Blackburn , BB6 7QA
Tel: 01254 884534
School website:
Roll: 219
The Governors of St Bartholomew’s C of E Primary School are looking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated class teacher who is passionate about children's learning and has high expectations of all. Initially this post will be based in our year 5 class.

The successful candidate must be an effective role model and have high expectations for themselves, and our pupils, with regard to all areas of school life. They will support the Head Teacher and SLT to lead and inspire us to be ready to take on the challenge of proving to Ofsted that we are a good school. They will be willing to participate in wider school life and be able to promote and uphold the Christian ethos of our school.

We have a team of dedicated and hard-working staff and an effective governing body, who are determined to give our children what they deserve - the very best education in a caring Christian setting. We also have a supportive parent community, and we enjoy good links with the local community and the parish of St Bartholomew’s. Most importantly, we are a school with pupils who thoroughly enjoy coming to school and working hard.

If you:
Are an excellent classroom practitioner with a commitment to high standards and expectations
Are a creative and enthusiastic individual with a positive attitude who will effectively lead a subject.
Have an eye for detail and the ability to drive the highest standards across the curriculum
Have the vision, skills and energy to provide the best opportunities for every child in our school
Have a secure subject knowledge.
Model excellent literacy and maths skills
Are committed to promoting and enriching the Christian values of our school

We can offer you:
A superb opportunity in a rapidly improving school
A supportive and forward thinking Headteacher, SLT and Governing Body, with a positive attitude to continuing professional development
Friendly and enthusiastic children who are keen to learn
Newly refurbished, well-resourced classrooms
Supportive parents and local community

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
Essential Experience
A record of successful teaching experience
Experience of subject leader responsibilities
Desirable Experience
A record of successful teaching experience in KS2
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Visits to school are warmly welcomed, please contact Sarah Irvine, Headteacher at the school to arrange.

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Advert. Return forms to the Headteacher at 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.