Apply online KS2 TEACHER

Ref 177142
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 01/01/2022  to 31/12/2022 
Closing Date 12 noon 27/09/2021
Cowtoot Lane , Bacup , OL13 8EF
Tel: 01706 874027
School website:
Roll: 292
The Governors of Thorn Primary School are looking to appoint a KS2 Class Teacher to start 1st January 2022, on a temporary contract basis for 12 months, leading to a permanent position for the right candidate.

Thorn Primary school is a happy and caring school, with committed and hardworking pupils, staff and governors. We work well as a team and have a drive to improve learning for pupils. Ofsted graded the school as “outstanding” at its last inspection.

Both experienced and newly qualified teachers are encouraged to apply.

We are looking for a practitioner who;
  • Relish the opportunity to be part of our school and community
  • Has high expectations of learning, achievement and behaviour
  • Is an outstanding practitioner focused on the children's learning
  • Is creative and has the ability to inspire our children and staff

    We offer;
  • Excellent peer support and professional development
  • A wonderful environment that enriches the curriculum
  • Supportive governors

    The successful candidate will be well supported by the Headteacher and the wider staff and will become part of a committed and caring team.

    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.
    More Information can be found at
  • Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified teacher status (teaching degree or equivalent)
  • Experience of working in Key Stage 2, (Experience can relate to teaching practice for NQT)
  • Essential Experience
  • The qualities of a capable and effective teacher with excellent classroom practise
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues
  • A sense of perspective and a sense of humour
  • Flexibility
  • Good communicator
  • Experience of planning for other adults in the classroom
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Visits to view the school are welcome on Thursday 16th September at 3.30pm. Please contact the school on telephone number 01706 874027.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    The Headteacher c/o the School. Application form attached.
    Pease return the Headteacher c/o the School via email.

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