Apply online 0.4 TEACHING POST Fixed Term Spring and Summer 2022

Ref 178434
Grade MPS
Salary £25714 to £ 36961 
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 01/01/2022  to 31/08/2022 
Closing Date midday 08/12/2021
Higham Hall Road , Higham , Burnley , Lancashire , BB12 9EU
Tel: 01282 772376
School website:
Roll: 141
0.4 teaching post at Higham (fixed term January 2022 Ė August 2022)
The Headteacher and Governors of Higham St. Johnís C E Primary School wish to appoint a teacher for 2 days per week on a fixed term contract initially from January 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter, until August 2022. The post is to cover 1.5 days in upper Key Stage 2 plus 0.5 days in Year 2. Candidates should be familiar with both key stage 1 and key stage 2 curricula and experience of facilitating SATs would also be desirable.
Higham is an amazing place to work with enthusiastic children, supportive parents and families and committed staff.

We are looking for:
- someone who is passionate about providing the very best education for all of our children
- the ability to work as part of a team
- a willingness to contribute to wider school life including running clubs, after school activities, school performances, residential trips, etc.
- a commitment to supporting the Christian ethos and values of the school
- a commitment to your own professional development
- the ability to work with a wide variety of agencies and stakeholders

In return, we can offer:
- the opportunity to work in a wonderful, caring school which was recently graded Good in September 2021 under the current Ofsted framework
- children who are eager to learn and full of enthusiasm
- supportive governors, parents and staff
- professional development opportunities across a range of subjects
- the opportunity to work in a beautiful setting with extensive outdoor areas including large playing fields and a woodland area

To arrange a visit to the school, please contact the school office.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 8th December 2021
Shortlisting: Thursday 9th December 2021
Proposed interview date: Tuesday 14th December 2021

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

In this school, the welfare of the child is paramount. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff should understand their responsibility to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Staff are responsible for their own actions and behaviour and should avoid any conduct which would lead any reasonable person to question their motivation and intentions. Staff should work, and be seen to work, in an open and transparent way.

Attitudes towards promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people will be scrutinised during the selection process for the post that you have applied for. If you are appointed to this post, information in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and young people will be provided at induction. This practical guidance for safe working practice will provide information about which behaviours constitute safe practice and which behaviours should be avoided.

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.
Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Please contact the school office on 01282772376

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

The Headteacher c/o the School.

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