Ref 181234
Grade MPS 1-6
Salary £25714 to £ 36961 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2022 
Hours 32.5 per week
Closing Date 12 noon 20/05/2022
Tong Lane , Bacup , OL13 9LJ
Tel: 01706 873123
School website:
Roll: 177

Permanent Main Pay Scale Class Teacher required from 1st September 2022

St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School in Bacup is a welcoming, friendly and inclusive school rated ‘Good’ by OFSTED.  We aim to provide a happy and nurturing learning environment where children are encouraged to reach their full potential.  We are looking to appoint a permanent class teacher to join our dedicated and supportive team of staff.

The successful candidate will:-

  • support our Catholic vision of education through being ‘happy living and learning in God’s friendship’;

  • be a motivated, hard working and highly effective class teacher in Key Stage 1 or 2;

  • be committed to helping children make progress and meet the needs of all our learners;

  • celebrate each child’s unique gifts and talents and have a desire to make a difference;

  • demonstrate their passion for learning through their own teaching;

  • have an enthusiastic and positive attitude, being a good role model for our children.

  • We can offer you:-

  • caring, inquisitive children who are always eager to learn;

  • a warm and nurturing environment where emphasis is placed on the development of the whole child;

  • the chance to work alongside a very supportive team of staff and governors;

  • a range of opportunities for professional development.

  • St Mary’s RC Primary School is part of the Romero Catholic Academy Trust, which leads a growing family of Catholic Primary and Secondary schools.  The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

    Early Career Teachers are welcome to apply.

    Candidates will be judged against the following criteria:

    E = Essential    A characteristic that the person must possess upon appointment

    D = Desirable  A characteristic that can be learned or developed within an acceptable time period

    Candidates will be asked to demonstrate the required skills in their:

    A:         Application Form

    I:          Interview

    O:        Observation

    To apply for this position, please complete the attached Catholic Education Service Application Form and return to Mrs Mills, Headteacher by email at   If you would like to visit the school, you would be warmly welcomed.  Please telephone the School Office on 01706 873123 to arrange an appointment.

    Closing date:   Friday 20th May 2022 at 12.00 noon

    Interview and Observations Date:  Wednesday 25th 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

    See person specification.

    Desirable Qualifications

    See person specification.

    Essential Experience

    See person specification.

    Desirable Experience

    See person specification.

    Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please telephone the School Office to make an appointment.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    The Headteacher c/o the School. The Headteacher c/o 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.