Ref 179702
Grade MPS4-UPS3
Salary £31778 to £ 41604 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2022 
Closing Date Noon on 04/07/2022
Hibson Road , Nelson , Lancashire , BB9 0PY
Tel: 01282 617035
School website:
Roll: 420
The Governors wish to appoint an experienced, energetic, inspirational and committed Year 5/ Year 6 teacher to the staff team. This will be a permanent appointment.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Demonstrates outstanding practice.
  • Has high expectations of self and is highly committed.
  • Has high expectations of pupil achievement and an understanding of how all children learn best.
  • Has excellent behaviour management skills.
  • Is highly motivated.
  • Approaches curriculum development creatively.
  • Has good interpersonal skills and can work as part of a team. Can contribute to the wider life of the school.
  • Will support and enhance the strong Christian tradition and ethos of the school.
  • Is resilient, hard-working and committed to continuously improving their own teaching practice.

    In return we offer:

  • A supportive and caring ethos based on the values of the Christian faith.
  • Supportive parents and Governors and strong links with the local parish community.
  • Well motivated, well behaved pupils who are enthusiastic to learn and enjoy coming to school.
  • A well-resourced and attractive working environment.
  • A supportive team committed to your professional development.
  • A wellbeing package.

    Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

    The school is fully committed to safeguarding children's welfare.

    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.

    Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached

    Closing Date : Noon 4th July 2022

    shortlisting : 4th July 2022

    Lesson observations for shortlisted candidates : 11th July 2022

    Interviews :   15th July 2022

    More Information can be found at
  • Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher status or equivalent
  •  Degree/PGCE or equivalent qualifications

  • Desirable Qualifications
  •  Other educational/professional qualifications 
  • Essential Experience

    • Evidence of providing excellent provision for all pupils achieving high standards of pupil progress

    • An excellent understanding of and experience in using assessment and data management

    • Experience of successful teaching in  upper Key Stage 2

    • A good knowledge of the upper Key Stage 2 curriculum

    • Able to fully support the School’s Christian ethos (although a faith reference is not essential)

    Desirable Experience

    • Experience in leading one or more curriculum areas, including identifying needs, planning, monitoring and evaluations of standards 

    • Experience of successfully preparing children for Y6 SATS

    Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Mrs Julie Wood - Headteacher

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please download the Diocese application form attached. email 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.