Apply online CLASS TEACHER

Ref 173223
Salary £25714 to £ 41604 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From ASAP 
Closing Date 9:00am 30/11/2021
Briercliffe Road , Burnley , Lancashire , BB10 2NH
Tel: 01282 426833
School website:
Roll: 280
St James' is a thriving church school in the heart of Burnley. We seek to inspire each individual to flourish, grow and learn with Jesus at the heart of all we do.

We are seeking to appoint a committed, reliable and self-motivated Class Teacher who will use their own initiative. The successful candidate will be pro-active and fully involved in the life of the school.

The school and pupils would like someone who ;
  • Is passionate about teaching and learning.
  • Delivers exciting and varied lessons.
  • Is cheerful and kind with a love of learning.
  • Has high expectations for children┐s achievement and behaviour.
  • Someone who can plan effectively to meet the challenges of working with mixed aged classes.
  • Be passionate that every child can reach their full potential in all areas.
  • Someone who can inspire the school community.
  • Someone who can inspire all the children to be the best they can be in the person God created them to be as we are All Special in God┐s Eyes.
  • Embraces Our Calm School Code: act kindly; listen carefully; move sensibly; speak nicely.

    We offer
  • A well-resourced, attractive working environment.
  • Enthusiastic, motivated and well-behaved children.
  • Happy, committed, supportive and hard-working staff.
  • Very supportive and welcoming staff, parents/carers and governors.
  • A commitment to continuing professional development.

    Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

    The school is fully committed to safeguarding children's welfare.

    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 the application form attached.

    We are happy to wait for those who are required to give notice from their current employer.
    More Information can be found at
  • Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Degree
  • Evidence of recent and relevant training applicable
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Full and active member of Churches Together in England.
  • Essential Experience
  • Recent and relevant successful teaching experience in a primary school.
  • Have the proven ability to visibly differentiate for the learning needs of all children
  • Desirable Experience
  • Recent effective classroom practice in a mixed age class.
  • Experience of subject leadership in one or more areas, including identifying needs, planning, monitoring and evaluating standards.
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    For an informal discussion please call Jade Bradley, School Business Manager on 01282 426833. Visits to school are welcome. Please contact the school office to book a time.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please contact the school office for an application. We accept the Lancashire County Council application forms.. Jade Bradley
    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.