Norfolk Street , Nelson , Lancashire , BB9 7SY
Tel: 01282 612063
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Roll: 361
The Governors of this successful, popular and thriving school are looking to appoint an experienced teacher with a passion for English. The school is embarking on an exciting period of change and welcome applications for passionate teachers who want to be part of our team on our journey towards excellence. Please note this vacancy is not suitable for NQT's.

We wish to appoint:
  • A dedicated and reflective practitioner who recognises their professional obligation to improve as a teacher through their commitment to professional development in line with the school’s ongoing and supportive CPD programme.
  • A resilient teacher who embraces school improvement with passion and vigour knowing that learners are at the heart of everything that we do.
  • A dynamic practitioner who is passionate about teaching and learning and uses a range of assessment strategies, teaching pedagogies and curriculum knowledge effectively to engage learners and accelerate progress.
  • A conscientious, caring and committed teacher who strives to do their very best, every day, and believes that hard work is the key to success for staff and learners.
  • Polite, hardworking and aspirational learners with excellent behaviour for learning.

    We can offer:

  • Polite, hardworking and aspirational learners with excellent behaviour for learning.
  • A dedicated and supportive staff team with a strong commitment to school improvement and raising standards through bespoke CPD and reflective practice.
  • An evidence informed approach to teaching and learning in the classroom and what works best for our learners.
  • An experienced, dedicated and hardworking Senior Leadership Team who value, nurture and challenge all colleagues to be the very best they can be.
  • An inclusive ethos with a strong emphasis on positive relationships with parents and our wider school community.
  • A strong and supportive Governing Body who are committed to the school and the community it serves.

    Closing Date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 15th October 2021. Shortlisting will take place on Monday 18th October 2021.

    Lesson Observations will be carried out on Wednesday 20th October 2021 and Interviews on Thursday 21st October 2021.

    Visits to school can be arranged by appointment.

    Lomeshaye Junior School is committed to safer recruitment. The post is therefore subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and we will also consider references before confirming a job offer.

    An occupational health assessment will be arranged for the successful applicant.

    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)
    Essential Experience
    Experience of working in Key Stage 2.
    Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:


    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Mrs Amanda Embley
    School Business Manager

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