Ref 179757A
Grade Main Pay Scale
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From September 2022  to Return of the Post Holder 
Closing Date 12 noon 17/05/2022
Church Road , Weeton , Preston , Lancashire , PR4 3WD
Tel: 01253 836280
School website:
Roll: 47

We are a small Voluntary Aided school in a rural location, serving the village of Weeton and surrounding areas. We currently have 51 pupils on roll in three mixed aged classes. We offer a challenging and rewarding opportunity to teach in a beautiful environment which is very much part of local community and the happy supportive parish.

The Governing Body is eager to appoint an enthusiastic, committed and excellent teacher to cover a maternity leave in a mixed Year 5/6 class. The successful candidate will be passionate about engaging children in high quality learning opportunities, making our good school an even more exciting and enjoyable place for our children to flourish and learn. We are looking for a person who:

  • Has high expectations and a commitment to ensuring excellent progress and outcomes for children

  • Is a highly effective classroom practitioner with good behaviour management and who recognises the uniqueness of each child

  • Takes pride in their learning environment and understands how this supports learning

  • Has good interpersonal skills and is able to work as part of a team

  • Is committed to supporting the Christian ethos, Gospel values and Mission Statement of the school We can offer:

  • Happy, friendly children who love learning

  • Opportunities for professional development

  • A supportive staff team

  • Supportive governors who taken an interest in and know our school

    More Information can be found 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 or Equivalent.

Desirable Qualifications

  • Evidence of on-going professional development; attendance on courses, INSET, personal study etc.

Essential Experience

  • Experience of preparing children for Key Stage 2 SATs.

  • Up to date knowledge of current educational developments at national and local levels particularly monitoring, tracking and assessment.

Desirable Experience

  • Recent and relevant experience as on outstanding teacher. Experience of teaching in a mixed age class.

  • Be able to develop innovative and creative approaches to teaching and learning.

Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

A short observation in school will be part of the interview process Dates to be confirmed.
Candidates are strongly encouraged to visit our school prior to making an application. Please contact school to arrange a suitably convenient time.

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application form attached. Please return completed applications to: . Return forms to the Headteacher at the School

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