Apply online CLASS TEACHER KS1

Ref 183165
Grade Main Pay Scale
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 03/01/2023 
Closing Date 1pm 04/10/2022
Ladies Hill , Fluke Hall Lane , Pilling , Preston , PR3 6HA
Tel: 01253 790282
School website:
Roll: 99

Pilling St John CE Primary School and Nursery is a small, successful school situated in the semi-rural village of Pilling. Our school has a warm and welcoming feel and we value the strong relationships that we have with our families and the local community. It is a happy place to work where our committed staff team work closely together to ensure the very best outcomes for our children. We are looking to appoint a teacher who is forward thinking and shares our belief that our children deserve the very best education and opportunities. The position will be for our mixed Year 1 and Year 2 KS1 class.  The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, conscientious and have a willingness to foster a culture of continuous improvement.

We are looking for:

  • A teacher who is committed to upholding the Christian ethos and values of our school

  • An excellent, inspirational teacher with a passion for KS1

  • A teacher who has a high standard of professionalism with a determination to make an impact in our school

  • A teacher with an in-depth knowledge of child development and an understanding of the barriers that some children face

  • A teacher who is committed to the highest standards of teaching and learning with a proven track record of raising standards

  • A reflective teacher who seeks out good practice, sharing learning with others to improve teaching and learning across school

  • Someone who contributes to the wider life of the school and is able to work both individually and as a member of a team

  • In return we can offer you:

  • Happy and enthusiastic children who are keen to learn and ready to flourish

  • A welcoming, supportive and caring Christian ethos throughout school

  • A supportive and positive staff team and governing body who work together to move the school forward

  • Continuing professional development opportunities

  • Pilling St John CE Primary School is an inclusive school and is committed to equality of opportunity for all people in terms of recruitment, selection, and employment.

    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 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.

    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 successful applicant will join our Pilling St John staff team, and will contribute to the high standard of teaching and learning in the school.

    More Information can be found at
    Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher Status 

  • Evidence of commitment to CPD 

  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of teaching KS1

  • Experience of teaching phonics and early reading

  • Managing and planning for adults in the classroom

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    To make an appointment to visit the school please phone Ms Fiona Shepherd on 01253 790282 or email

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    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.