Apply online CLASS TEACHER

Ref 181141
Grade MPS or UPS
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 1st September 2022 
Closing Date 9am 23/05/2022

Roll: 360

From 1st September 2022, the Governing Body of the school are looking for a strong and inspiring teacher to join our team of friendly, enthusiastic and hardworking staff and governors as class teacher. This will be a permanent position.

We are a caring, happy school where children are valued as individuals and provided with suitable challenge to enable them to achieve their full potential. We are looking for someone with ambition and enthusiasm who can work well within a team whilst having a lasting, positive impact on our children. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills and be able to plan and deliver a creative curriculum for learners. We can offer you children who are eager to learn and full of enthusiasm and a dedicated and welcoming team of staff, parents and governors. We also believe this post will provide the right candidate with an exciting opportunity to further develop their professional expertise in a supportive environment.

Briercliffe Primary School currently has 370 pupils on roll. In September 2020, the school began its expansion process and our intake increased from 45 to 60 children. This exciting process will offer the successful candidate the chance to be part of new opportunities as the school expands further. Due to the growing nature of our school, we are able to be flexible over which year-group this post will occupy. We are simply looking to appoint the strongest candidate for our school and hope to be able to offer the post-holder an opportunity which best suits their strengths and experience. (The year-group where the successful candidate would ideally like to work will be discussed at interview.)

Visits to the school would be warmly welcomed. These will take place on Friday 13th May at 2pm or Wednesday 18th May at 4pm. If you would like to visit at either of these times, please ring school (01282 459421).

Closing Date: Monday 23rd May 2022

Shortlisting Date: Monday 23rd May 2022

Interview Date: Thursday 26th May 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.

Essential Qualifications

  • Qualified Teacher Status

  • Degree

Essential Experience

Successful primary school teaching experience

Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Visits to the school would be warmly welcomed. These will take place on Friday 13th May at 2pm or Wednesday 18th May at 4pm. If you would like to visit at either of these times, or discuss the role further, please ring school (01282 459421).

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application forms available from HR & Payroll Service. Please return completed application forms and supporting information to the Headteacher, Briercliffe Primary School, Delamere Road, Briercliffe, Burnley BB10 2JU or email it 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.