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Ref 185610
Grade Teacher MPS/UPS
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2023 
Closing Date 29/03/2023
John Street , Whitworth , Rochdale , OL12 8DB
Tel: 01706 853545
School website:
Roll: 203

The Governors are seeking to appoint an outstanding teacher to join our fantastic school which is driven by a simple, yet ambitious vision ‘to inspire excellence’.  Our Lady & St. Anselm’s has a strong Catholic ethos with a clear sense of purpose.

“Our Lady & St. Anselm’s RC Primary School is an Outstanding School in all areas, with a strong sense of purpose and direction,” OfSTED inspection report (October 2011.)

Applications are invited from experienced teachers who are passionate about education and have the drive to inspire our wonderful children.

Ideal candidates will:

  • Be a practising Catholic/Christian with a commitment to supporting the Catholic ethos of our school.
  • Be an outstanding teacher with very high expectations of what can be achieved.
  • Have a clear understanding of what excellence in education looks like.
  • Have the drive to develop practice with the whole primary phase.
  • Be an enthusiastic, inspirational and caring teacher.
  • Be committed to promoting high standards of attainment.
  • Be vibrant, dynamic and fun!

    In this role, you will:
  • Have the opportunity to work with eager, well behaved children with a thirst for learning.
  • Be part of a school with its mission at its heart reflecting a rich faith dimension.
  • Be part of a committed staff team, focused on continuing to raise standards within teaching and learning.
  • Be supported and offered excellent provision for career development and CPD.
  • You will be offered the opportunity to complete qualifications through the Catholic Training Programmes i.e. CCRS.
  • Be given opportunities to be innovative.
  • Have the support of stakeholders within a growing community.

    “Our Lady and St Anselm’s is an outstanding Catholic Primary School. Upon entry to the school one is struck by the wonderfully warm and friendly welcome given to all.” Salford Diocesan Religious Inspection (April 2017.)

    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
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Teachers are welcome to look around school on Monday 20th March. Please contact the School Business Manager on 01706 853545 to arrange a suitable time.

    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.