Ref 183186
Grade MPS
Salary £25714 to £ 36961 
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 03/01/2023  to 31/08/2023 
Hours 19.46 per week
Closing Date Noon 03/10/2022
Lourdes Avenue , Lostock Hall , Preston , Lancashire , PR5 5TB
Tel: 01772 335025
School website:
Roll: 353
The Governing Board of Our Lady and St. Gerard Catholic Primary School wish to appoint a part time temporary teacher. We are looking for a teacher with excellent organisational skills, high expectations and an energy and passion for teaching. We offer the opportunity for you to work with enthusiastic children who have a love for learning. We are a school where everyone is welcome and our Catholic values underpin our daily lives.

We are looking for a candidate who will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher with a proven record of excellent classroom practice;

  • Narrow gaps in learning for disadvantaged and SEN children.;

  • Inspire, challenge and motivate the children to achieve their full potential;

  • Demonstrate the desire and enthusiasm to build upon the strengths of the school;

  • Support and develop the Catholic ethos of the school;

  • Contribute to the wider life of the school;

  • Be committed to safeguarding all children.

  • We offer:

  • A welcoming and supportive Catholic school where everyone is valued;

  • Enthusiastic children who are eager to learn;-

  • A supportive Governing Board;

  • A commitment to professional development;

  • 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 Visits to the school are encouraged.

    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.

    More Information can be found at
    Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Essential Experience
  • Ability to track pupil progress, analyse data and use data to inform next steps in teaching and learning.

  • Be able to use a range of strategies to support children with SEN.

  • Have used effective and positive behaviour management strategies to secure good behaviour.

  • Demonstrate good communication and organisational skills.

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Visits to the school are welcome

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached, please return to The Headteacher c/o the School. . Return forms to the Headteacher at 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.