Ref 178067
Grade Teacher's Pay Scale
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 1st January 2022  to 31st August 2022 with a possibility of the post becoming permanant 
Closing Date noon 25/11/2021
Woodgrove Road , Burnley , Lancashire , BB11 3EJ
Tel: 01282 427848
School website:
Roll: 212
Thank you for expressing an interest in the temporary, part time Key Stage 2 vacancy at St Stephen’s Church of England VA Primary School for January 2022. This is initially for two terms with a possibility of this becoming a permanent position.

St Stephen’s is a one-form entry voluntary aided school comprising of seven classes and a nurture suite called ‘The Ark’. It is set in extensive well-maintained grounds overlooking the hills beyond Towneley Park in Burnley.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and outstanding teacher to join our excellent team.
The successful applicant will be responsible for planning work and teaching a Year 3 class for three full days, which will be a Monday, Tuesday and a Wednesday with a Thursday morning for PPA, meetings and a handover with the job share.

Our school is a lovely place to work and has the Christian values at the heart of all we do. Our mission is to Learn, Grow and Achieve through God’s Love. Our children are a pleasure to teach and thoroughly enjoy coming to school. The whole of the St Stephen’s family has embraced our new curriculum and are enjoying the ‘launch’ days at the start of each unit.

With regards to our facilities, we are very fortunate to be set within extensive, well-maintained grounds, which offer unlimited potential to enhance all of our children’s outdoor learning. We are blessed with a forest school, adventure playground, prayer garden, wild flower garden, remembrance wall, a MUGA and a large field. All children are fortunate enough to enjoy time in our forest school.

Closing Date: 12:00 noon 25th November 2021
Shortlisting: 26th November in the morning 2021
Observing the candidates teach on Wednesday 1st December 2021
Interviews: Either 2nd or 3rd of December 2021

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 or equivalent
  • Degree/PGCE or equivalent qualifications
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • First Aid
  • Team teach
  • Any other educational qualifications
  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of teaching KS2
  • Experience of good communication with parents
  • Effective classroom management
  • Desirable Experience
  • Experience of subject leadership
  • Experience of working with SEND children and writing plans
  • Experience of working in year 3
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Headteacher Jo Roberts

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please quote the job reference number. Return the completed application to Mrs Carrie Ford Bursar

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