Ref 178230
Grade Main Scale/UPS
Salary £25714 to £ 41604 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 04.01.2022  to 20.07.2022 
Closing Date 12pm 03/12/2021
Preston Road , Longridge , Preston , Lancashire , PR3 3BJ
Tel: 01772 783661
School website:
Roll: 243
Alston Lane Catholic Primary School and Nursery is a single form entry school with a record of high standards and high expectations. It is an excellent school for staff at all levels to develop professionally. We are a good school with a high standard of religious provision.

We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated teacher to work with the class, from January until the end of the year. This is a temporary, full time position but depending on the performance of the successful candidate, it may be made permanent from September 2022.

The successful candidate will have high expectations in all areas of school life and a passion for ensuring the highest possible outcomes for pupils. They will work within an experienced Key Stage 2 team and benefit from rich professional development and support, relevant to the role. They will deliver a broad and balanced curriculum that is not overly influenced by preparation for statutory assessments. A high level of additional staffing support will be given to prepare suitably for SATs, at the appropriate time.

Rehabilitation 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.

In our Catholic school, it is desirable for staff to have a strong personal faith, but essential to fully immerse themselves in the Catholic teaching of the school.

Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate newly qualified teacher applications for this post.

Further information about the school, such as inspection reports, can be found on the website at

Please telephone the office to arrange a tour of school.

Application packs can be downloaded from the school’s website or the Lancashire teaching vacancy website.

The closing date for applications is 12pm on Friday 3rd December
The interview date is Friday 10th December.

More Information can be found at
Essential Qualifications
Degree with QTS
GCSE or equivalent English and maths Grade C or above
Desirable Qualifications
Catholic Teachers' Certificate in Religious Studies (CCRS)
Essential Experience
Working within KS2 as a class teacher
Desirable Experience
Working within Upper Juniors
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Visits to the school by appointment

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

School website or LCC Vacancies website.

Only the CES application form will be accepted.

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