Ref 181333
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 1st September 2022   to initially (due to funding in school) on a fixed term contract of 12 months to 31st August 2022 
Closing Date 12 pm 19/05/2022
Bolton Road , Abbey Village , Chorley , PR6 8DD
Tel: 01254 830489
School website:
Roll: 48
The Governing Body of Abbey Village Primary School are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity to work at our wonderful rural village school. This post is initially a fixed term contract for one year.
We are looking to appoint a full time, experienced, highly motivated, classroom practitioner to teach in class 1 which is a small, mixed class of pupils consisting of Nursery, Reception and Year 1 (also open to NQT/ECT).

The successful candidate will be:
  • Have experience working within or a sound knowledge and understanding of a mixed age setting
  • Committed to and able to support the school's caring and nurturing ethos
  • Have a sound understanding of the EYFS framework and KS1 curriculum
  • An excellent teacher of phonics
  • Able to creatively plan, prepare and deliver lessons
  • Able to ensure progress for all pupils through robust tracking and interventions
  • Maintain excellent relationships with children, parents and staff
  • Flexible and adaptable to the ever changing needs of a small school
  • Willing to adapt learning to the needs and interests of the children to promote maximum engagement

    In return we can offer:
  • Wonderful children, staff and families
  • The opportunity to join our dedicated, warm and welcoming team
  • A family atmosphere, working in partnership with all families and community
  • Hard working and supportive colleagues who demonstrate drive and passion
  • Enthusiastic and well behaved pupils
  • A supportive governing body who are not afraid to challenge
  • Opportunities for CPD

    Interested candidates are welcome to visit the school on Tuesday 17th May at 9:30pm or 3:30pm. Please email the school bursar to book a place.

    Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and DBS check.

    Key Dates:
    Close 12pm 19/05/2022
    Shortlisting 19/05/2022
    Lesson Observations 24/05/2022
    Interview 25/05/2022

    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.

    More Information can be found at
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    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.