Brooke Street , Chorley , Lancashire , PR6 0LB
Tel: 01257 262659
School website:
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The governors wish to appoint a highly-motivated, enthusiastic Reception class teacher, to work in our outstanding Catholic primary school.

The governors are looking for a teacher who:

  • is committed to promoting the Catholic ethos of the school
  • have high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour
  • are creative and innovative
  • have excellent teaching skills and the ability to inspire children
  • can work as part of our outstanding and dedicated team In return,

    We can offer:
  • enthusiastic, happy children, who enjoy learning
  • a dedicated team of experienced staff
  • excellent opportunities for Continuous Professional Development
  • very supportive governors and parents

    The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

    Successful candidates are subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and appropriate references.

    Deadline for Applications: Friday 30th September 12 noon.
    Lesson Observations: w/c 3rd October.
    Interview Date: Wednesday 12th October

    Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

    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
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • C.C.R.S.
  • Essential Experience
  • Evidence of appropriate professional development for the role of EYFS teacher
  • Recent and successful track record as a teacher in EYFS
  • In depth knowledge of planning, teaching and delivering systematic synthetic phonics
  • Experience of tacking pupil progress and measuring standards against National and Local data
  • To be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role of the Church school in the parish and wider community
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    You are welcome to telephone school to discuss the appointment details in more depth and visit school. Further details about our school are available on our website and Twitter: @SHCPChorley

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Please complete the application form and accompanying forms from this advert. Email completed forms to:
    (Email applications will receive an acknowledgement that application has been received.)
    or post completed forms to school.
    All applications need to be received by 12 noon Friday 30th September.

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