Apply online TEACHER OF R.E.

Ref 181086
Grade MPS / UPS
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2022 
Closing Date 9am Tuesday 17/05/2022
Eastern Avenue , Burnley , Lancashire , BB10 2AT
Tel: 01282 682313
School website:
Roll: 1101
"Sir John Thursby Community College continues to be a good school. Staff enjoy working at this school.

The pupils that we spoke to told us that they feel safe at school. They have good relationships with staff and they are well cared for. Senior leaders are determined to make the school better for pupils and staff.”

Ofsted January 2020

At SJT we value and care for all our staff and take staff well-being seriously. This is reflected in our generous 18% non -contact PPA that we give to all our staff have and our commitment to reduce marking and planning workload.

We wish to appoint a passionate and dedicated teacher of RE whose enthusiasm for their subject generates excitement and a love of learning.  With an excellent track record of exam success, the successful candidate will build on existing good practice, whilst contributing collaboratively within the department.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate to contribute to our work and benefit from an excellent environment, where teachers are encouraged to progress their careers with us. Our state of the art building ensures that our students and staff have the best learning environment in which to achieve.  SJT is a very positive community, with our recent staff survey showing that over 97% of our staff enjoy coming to work and are proud to be part of our school. At SJT we view the professional development of all staff as a priority and our innovative ‘Learn Together’ initiative enables all staff to be on our outstanding teacher programme.

We are looking for a teacher who shares our drive and passion to inspire our students with their love of their subject and the motivation to ensure every student achieves through:
  • Outstanding classroom practice and an ability to engage all young people.
  • A commitment to contribute to our enrichment programme.
  • The ability to motivate students of all abilities to achieve their full potential.
  • A passion and commitment to raise standards and achievement.
  • The ability to work and contribute as part of a team.
  • Commitment, resilience, patience, hard work and a good sense of humour.
  • The willingness to do what it takes to achieve a goal.

    We welcome application from applicants at all stages of their career.

    Further details and application form are available from the college website or Irene Hayhurst (on behalf of the Headteacher).

    Send your completed Application form to:
    Closing date:  9am Tuesday 17th May 2022
    Interviews:  w/c 23rd May 2022

    The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to follow the link provided.

    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:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Mr Rob Browning

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached. Please return 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.