Ref 181219
Grade Main Pay Scale
Salary £25714 to £ 36961 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 1st September 2022 
Closing Date 9am 19/05/2022
Alice Street , Accrington , BB5 6QR
Tel: 01254 231583
School website:
Roll: 626

The Governors of Peel Park Primary School are seeking to appoint a teacher in our hardworking EYFS team from September 2022.

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young children? Do you consider yourself a driven individual who works well as part of a dynamic team? Are you a practitioner passionate about Early Years?

We are a vibrant and forward-thinking school community. We are committed in supporting all staff in high quality continued professional development in accordance with latest research findings.

The post requires an experienced and inspirational teacher who can work as part of an extremely effective, dedicated and committed team. The successful candidate will have high aspirations for children and is proactive in facilitating engaging learning experiences.

The role will involve:

  • Teaching a Reception Class

  • Working alongside and supporting a highly committed and caring staff team.

  • Working alongside the SLT and SENDCo in supporting children with additional needs

  • Liaising with staff in terms of adapting plans to suit individual needs, feedback to staff regarding pupils and maintaining records for pupils.

  • Leading a curriculum subject area.

  • Opportunities to lead extra-curricular activities such as after school clubs.

  • We are looking for someone who:

  • Inspires and enthuses children to reach their highest potential.

  • Can demonstrate a working knowledge of the Early Years curriculum and assessment procedures

  • Has very high expectations who will maintain high standards of teaching and learning.

  • Works in close collaboration with colleagues as a valued member of a team.

  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with parents, pupils and staff.

  • Has the ability to work effectively as part of a team, leading teaching assistants within the EYFS.

  • Has a good understanding of early childhood development.

  • Works in a calm, caring and supportive manner with the ability to deliver an exciting, innovative creative and cross curricular learning environment for children

  • Is committed to helping children overcome barriers;

  • We can offer:

  • A welcoming, supportive and hardworking staff team

  • Children who are enthusiastic to learn, grow and extend their life experiences.

  • A staff who are passionate about continued development and growth as a school community.

  • A committed and supportive leadership team who hold staff wellbeing as crucial to school success.

  • Parents who are valued partners in helping every child achieve.

  • A growing and thriving school community who support each other.

  • Please see the attached Welcome Letter and Person Specification for more information about the roles. We have an active Facebook page and detailed website, which will also give you a better understanding about our school.

    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



    Essential Experience

    Recent experience of teaching in EYFS

    Planning/teaching of new EYFS Framework

    Relevant, recent CPD (safeguarding, effective pedagogy, AfL etc)

    Desirable Experience

    Minimum of two years classroom experience in the EYFS

    Teaching maths using a mastery approach

    Experience of using of Wellcomm

    Experience of leading a curriculum subject

    Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Visits & information: For more information, and an informal discussion about the role, contact Headteacher Mrs Hall.
    Prospective candidates can visit the school on Tuesday 10th May at 4pm, Monday 16th May 9:30am, Tuesday 17th May 1:30pm.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable 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.