Ref 178180
Grade Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale plus SEN allowance
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/05/2022 
Closing Date Noon 02/12/2021
Broadacre , Caton , Lancaster , LA2 9NH
Tel: 01524 770104
School website:
Roll: 71
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding and experienced classroom teacher and Inclusion Lead to work as part of the professional, enthusiastic and highly motivated team in our very successful school.

The position will suit someone already working as a SENCO or someone with an interest in special educational needs and who is ready to take their next career step into a leadership role.

In the first instance, the role will involve teaching a mixed Reception and Key Stage 1 Class.

The successful candidate will be committed to playing a full part in the life of the whole school, and will be passionate about achieving the very best for every child, including those with SEND or in receipt of pupil premium.

An in-depth knowledge of child development is essential, along with significant and substantial teaching experience, including a proven track record of successfully teaching pupils with SEND. Whilst a NASENCO award is desirable, the school is fully committed to providing this training for the right candidate.

Caton Primary School has much to offer to the right candidate, including:
  • a happy and welcoming school where everyone is valued and supported;
  • well-behaved children who are excited to learn
  • supportive parents and governors;
  • a committed and friendly team of hard-working, creative staff;
  • a school that embraces change and new ideas;
  • an opportunity to become a member of the senior leadership team.

    Shortlisted candidates will be asked to teach as part of the interview process. This will be arranged for candidates who are invited to interview following shortlisting and will be during the week commencing 6th December.

    Please note CVs are not accepted; to apply for this vacancy you should complete the application form attached and return to

    More Information can be found on the school’s website or on its Facebook page:

    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.
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    For further information and an informal chat with the Headteacher, contact the school on 01524 770104. Alternatively, to book a tour of the school, contact Mrs Howarth in the school office. Tours will take place on Friday 26th November at 11am, 2pm and 4pm.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please note completed applications will only be accepted electronically.

    Please return to:

    Rehabilitation Act Of Offenders Act 1974 - Details of any criminal record spent or unspent should be sent to the chair of governors by the closing date.

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