Ref 178877
Salary £25714 to £ 36961 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From September 2022 
Closing Date 12 noon 21/02/2022
Trough Road , Dunsop Bridge , Clitheroe , BB7 3BG
Tel: 01200 448276
School website:
Roll: 26

The Governing Body of Thorneyholme Roman Catholic Primary School seek to appoint an experienced and inspirational mixed-age EYFS & KS1 class teacher.  This is a full-time, permanent position where there is flexibility within the choice of subject leadership. Thorneyholme is a unique, small, rural school which prides itself on providing enrichment opportunities in a stunning location.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a commitment to the Catholic ethos of the school.

  • Be an outstanding teacher with very high expectations of what can be achieved.

  • Be an enthusiastic and dedicated classroom practitioner.

  • Be an inspirational and creative teacher who can challenge learners towards achieving their full potential.

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills in order to develop positive and professional relationships with pupils, parents and staff.

  • Have a flexible approach to school life.

  • Be supportive of forest learning and the promotion of child rights and cultural capital.

  • Bring new ideas to the school which will build on existing good practice.

  • Have a commitment to support the wider aspects of school life.

In return we can offer:

  • The opportunity to work with eager children who enjoy learning.

  • A friendly and welcoming school with its mission at its heart, reflecting a rich faith dimension.

  • A hardworking, forward thinking staff team, focused on continuing to raise standards within teaching and learning.

  • Excellent career development and training opportunities.

  • A supportive leadership team and Governing Body.

  • A school family that cares, nurtures and values all its pupils, staff and families.

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.

More Information can be found at
Essential Qualifications

  • Qualified Teacher Status

  • Degree

Essential Experience

  • Successful teaching experience within an EYFS class and a KS1 class 

  • Experience of subject leadership

Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Mrs Olga Jackson, the Headteacher, on 01200 448276

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

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