Ref 185664
Grade Main Pay Range/Upper Pay Range with SEN Allowance
Salary £31750 to £ 43685 
Salary SEN Allowance is in addition to this salary range
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2023 
Closing Date 12 noon Wednesday 19/04/2023
Linden Lea , Rawtenstall , Rossendale , BB4 6DX
Tel: 01706 215233
School website:
Roll: 166
Do you have the ability and passion to make a real difference to our pupils?  We wish to appoint a class teacher with SENDCo responsibility from September 2023 to work initially in Key Stage 1. You must be hardworking, experienced, dedicated and passionate about learning and have a drive to make a difference to the education of all pupils across the school.

Balladen Community Primary is a fantastic school that puts the pupils at the heart of all that we do.  We intake 30 children each year and currently have 166 children on roll.

Our school is going through a number of changes following our latest Ofsted grading of Requires Improvement and we are looking for someone who can help continue to drive the school forward to ensures that all our pupils achieve the very best. 

The school values, along with our four rules of Respect: Respect for each other, Respect when learning, Respect for the school and Respect when moving permeate all aspects of school life and our values underpin our whole curriculum. We are a welcoming school community and have close links with our parents/carers.  We ensure that our staff have great CPD and are becoming experts in teaching and learning, with many opportunities for growth and development.  

As a school we are proud of the progress we have made with our SEN provision. We are happy to provide additional support initially as we want to ensure continuity for our pupils.  You would be fully supported by our experienced leaders, strong and diverse DSL team and our pastoral support worker.

Rehabilitation 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.

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Essential Qualifications

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Desirable Qualifications

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Essential Experience

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Desirable Experience

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Proposed Interview Date:

For an informal discussion please contact:

Any further information on this post can be found by contacting school on 01706-215233 or emailing Visits to school are strongly encouraged and welcomed.

Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

Application forms to be returned 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.