Ref 185419
Grade Main Pay Scale M1 to M6
Salary £28000 to £ 38810 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 1st September 2023  to 31st August 2024 
Closing Date Noon on 24/03/2023
Hibson Road , Nelson , Lancashire , BB9 0PY
Tel: 01282 617035
School website:
Roll: 420
The Governors wish to appoint an energetic, inspirational and committed EYFS teacher to the staff team. This will be a temporary appointment for one year with a view to future permanence.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Demonstrates outstanding practice.
  • Has high expectations of self and is highly committed.
  • Has high expectations of pupil achievement and an understanding of how all children learn best.
  • Has excellent behaviour management skills.

    Is highly motivated.

  • Approaches curriculum development creatively.
  • li>Has good interpersonal skills and can work as part of a team. Can contribute to the wider life of the school.
  • Will support and enhance the strong Christian tradition and ethos of the school.
  • Embodies our Christian values and principles (attached) in their teaching and relationships with pupils and adults.
  • Is resilient, hard-working and committed to continuously improving their own teaching practice.
  • Is an excellent member of a team, fostering good relationships.

    In return we offer:

  • A supportive and caring ethos based on the values of the Christian faith.
  • Supportive parents and Governors and strong links with the local parish community.
  • Well motivated, well behaved pupils who are enthusiastic to learn and enjoy coming to school.
  • A well-resourced and attractive working environment.
  • A supportive team committed to your professional development.

    A wellbeing package.

    Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.

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

    Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post.

    The school is fully committed to safeguarding children's welfare.

    Closing Date : Friday 24th March 2023
    Shortlisting : Wednesday 29th March 2023
    Lesson observations for shortlisted candidates : Friday 21st April 2023 am
    Interviews :  Friday 21st April 2023 pm

    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.

    More Information can be found at
  • Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher status or equivalent
  • Degree/PGCE or equivalent qualifications
  • Able to fully support the School’s Christian ethos (although a faith reference is not essential).

  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Other educational/professional qualifications

  • Essential Experience
  • Evidence of providing excellent provision for all pupils achieving high standards of pupil progress
  • Proven ability in formatively assessing pupils

  • Experience of successful teaching in KS1/ early years including knowledge of early reading, writing and phonics

  • Desirable Experience
  • An excellent understanding of and experience in using assessment and data management
  • Experience in leading one or more curriculum areas, including identifying needs, planning, monitoring and evaluations of standards

  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Julie Wood (Headteacher) on 01282 617035

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    download the diocese application form attached . email 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.