Ref 178308
Grade Main Scale/UPS
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From April 22 
Closing Date 12pm 29/11/2021
Park Road , Adlington , Chorley , PR7 4JA
Tel: 01257 480557
School website:
Roll: 139
Adlington Primary School is a small, successful school situated in the semi-rural village of Adlington. Our school has a warm and welcoming feel and we value the strong relationships that we have with our families and the local community. It is a happy place to work where our committed staff team work closely together to ensure the very best outcomes for our children. We have high expectations of both our children and ourselves.

We are looking to appoint an experienced EYFS/Y1 teacher for our Wren Class who is forward thinking and shares our belief that our children deserve the very best education and opportunities. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, conscientious and have a willingness to foster a culture of continuous improvement.

We are looking for:
  • An experienced, inspirational teacher with a passion for developing outstanding teaching and learning.
  • A teacher with an in-depth knowledge of child development and an understanding of the barriers that some children face.
  • Recent experience in EYFS and an understanding of the changes to the EYFS framework.
  • A teacher with a passion for all things early years but also understands the Y1 curriculum.
  • A reflective teacher who seeks out good practice, sharing learning with others to improve teaching and learning across school.
  • Someone who contributes to the wider life of the school and is able to work both individually and as a member of a team.
  • A teacher who may hold the NASENCO award or who is keen to take the next step in their career and achieve this. The school is fully committed to providing this training to the right candidate and a SEND allowance will be paid upon completion (an alternative allowance will be paid prior to this).

    In return we can offer you:
  • Happy and positive children who are keen to learn and ready to thrive.
  • A welcoming, supportive and caring ethos.
  • A supportive staff and governing body.
  • Excellent opportunities for professional development.
  • An opportunity to become part of our senior leadership team.
  • An Investors in People accredited school who values all members of our school community.

    Our school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

    The post is not suitable for ECTís.

    Further information can be found in the job role profile and person specification.
    Applications will need to be returned to the School Business Support Officer by 12pm on Monday 29th November 2021 (

    Candidates will be observed teaching in their own schools 1.12.21 or 2.12.21 and then deliver a short phonics session in our school 3.12.21

    An Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community

    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 and a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders 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
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Visits to the school are warmly welcomed, in line with our Covid-19 risk assessment. Please contact the school office to arrange an appointment.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached. Please return completed applications to: Mrs B Aldred
    School Business Support Officer

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