Ref 180796
Grade MPS
Salary £25714 to £ 36961 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 1st September 2022 
Closing Date 12 Noon 24/05/2022
Oswaldtwistle St Paul's C E Primary School
Union Road , Oswaldtwistle , Accrington , BB5 3DD
Tel: 01254 231026
School website:
Roll: 158

St. Paul's is a happy school; the children come to school keen to learn and willing to work hard. The standards and expectations are very high; we want our children to want to do their best, to aim high and to celebrate each achievement. We expect children to behave well and use the nurturing Christian vision of our school to support children in making the right choices. Whilst academic achievement is important for all pupils, we know there are many other skills possessed by the pupils in our school: running, football, dance, drama, art and technology to name but a few. Each one of these skills and talents is celebrated and all our children are valued as individuals.

We are also a Rights Respecting School, and we are proud to have been awarded UNICEF's Silver `Rights Award. The successful candidate will lead support staff to assist in meeting the needs of Key Stage 2 pupils in order to successfully raise standards; they will employ strategies to overcome potential barriers to learning; possess excellent behaviour management skills in accordance with school policy; and have an enthusiasm for learning and creativity. In return we offer you engaged and enthusiastic children and staff; a purposeful and well developed learning environment; a caring and compassionate ethos, as well as a hardworking team with a great sense of humour.

Shortlisted candidates will be ask to teach a lesson in our school. This is likely to take place on Tuesday 7th June or Thursday 9th June 2022 with interviews held Friday 10th June 2022. Visits to the school will be warmly welcomed and encouraged. To book a visit on any of the dates below please contact the office on 01254 231026 

Wednesday 4th May at 4pm Friday 6th May at 9.30am Tuesday 10th May at 4pm Monday 16th May at 4pm Thursday 19th May at 9.30am.  

Shortlisting will take place on 26th May 2022

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

Qualifed Teacher Status.  Degree in national curriculum subject or Bachelor of Education.

Essential Experience

Experience of teaching KS2.  Experience of leading a subject

Current Good/outstanding teaching experience

Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Please telephone Mrs R Wells 01254 231026

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

attached to advert. 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.