Ref 183306
Grade MPR
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/01/2023 As soon as possible thereafter  
Closing Date 12 Noon 30/11/2022
Morse Street , Burnley , Lancashire , BB10 4PB
Tel: 01282 423280
School website:
Roll: 384

The Headteacher and Governors of Brunshaw Community Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspiring, conscientious and enthusiastic teacher to join our established Key Stage Two Team.  During our very recent Ofsted Inspection, the school was successfully regraded from Requires Improvement to ‘Good’ in all areas and this is testimony to the continued hard work and dedication of the school’s new leadership team and staff. The successful candidate will be joining the school at a very exciting time in its continuing journey of improvement.

We are looking for a teacher who can provide quality teaching and bespoke support for the children in their care.  The successful candidate will demonstrate high expectations for children's learning and behaviour, and will be committed to overcoming social disadvantage to ensure that every child in their care succeeds and achieves their full potential. 

The successful candidate will:

  • be an outstanding and creative practitioner, with experience of teaching in Key Stage Two
  • be confident in teaching all National Curriculum subjects within Key Stage 2
  • have high expectations of academic standards; pupils' achievement and their behaviour
  • have strong inter-personal skills to effectively communicate with staff, parents and pupils
  • inspire children to have a love of learning

    In return, we offer you:
  • an exciting opportunity to join a thriving, ‘good’ school
  • an opportunity to work with happy, enthusiastic children who have positive attitudes towards their learning
  • supportive, experienced staff
  • a newly developed Leadership Team who are committed to further school improvement
  • a commitment to your personal and professional development

    Candidates are strongly encouraged to visit our school prior to applying- this can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01282 423280.

    Closing Date: Wednesday 30th November 2022
    Lesson Observation: 6th or 7th December 2022
    Interview date: Friday 9th December 2022
    Starting date: 1st January 2023

    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.

    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
  • Degree
  • Essential Experience
  • Evidence of appropriate professional development for the role of KS2 Class teacher
  • Recent and successful track record as a teacher in KS2
  • In depth knowledge of planning, teaching and delivering of the KS2 curriculum
  • Experience of tacking pupil progress and measuring standards against National and Local data
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact the school office on:
    01282 423280.

    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.