Ref 179000
Salary £25714 to £ 36961 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From September 2022 (or sooner if possible) 
Closing Date Friday 04/02/2022

Tel: 01257 274983
School website:
Roll: 209
Gillibrand Primary School is a fantastic community primary school in Chorley which currently has 209 pupils on roll. The Governors of Gillibrand Primary School are seeking to appoint a dedicated, passionate and inspirational class teacher and SENCO for September 2022 (or sooner if possible). This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to contribute and continue to develop Gillibrand as an amazing school and have an impact on the lives of all our children.
We are looking for a SENCO who:
  • has the children and their best interests at the heart of everything they do
  • has an excellent understanding of teaching, learning and assessment and is an exceptional classroom practitioner, leading by example
  • has the resilience, self-motivation and enthusiasm to work with the head teacher and SLT to continue to provide the very best for all children including children with SEND
  • has strong organisational skills, the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • has good interpersonal skills and the ability work effectively as part of a team and also work well with a range of outside agencies

    We can offer you:
  • happy, well behaved children who are eager to learn in an atmosphere where they all feel valued and respected
  • a dedicated, experienced and supportive staff and governing body.
  • a welcoming school environment
  • a commitment to professional development and an openness to any new ideas that will benefit our children;
  • opportunities to develop your leadership and management skills within a friendly and forward thinking school.
  • opportunities to work within a strong cluster of local schools

    Candidates are warmly invited and encouraged to visit the school on the following days.
    Friday 21st January @ 1.30am or 4:00 pm
    Tuesday 25th January @ 9:30pm or 4:00pm
    Please contact the school office to book an appointment as groups will be limited due to our current Covid risk assessment. Please also telephone school to speak to the Headteacher Mrs Ashley Clayton on 012572 74983, if you require any further information.

    Closing date: Friday 4th February 2022
    Shortlisting: Monday 7th February 2022
    The interview process will consist of 2 stages. If you successfully complete Stage 1 you will be taken through to Stage 2

    PART 1: Observed teaching: W/C 21st February 2022
    PART 2: Interview: Friday 4th March 2022

    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
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached. Please return completed applications 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.