Ref 185669
Grade Main Pay Scale
Salary £28000 to £ 38810 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 01/09/2023 
Closing Date 12 noon 17/04/2023
Arundel Street , Rishton , Blackburn , BB1 4DT
Tel: 01254 884522
School website:
Roll: 178

St Peter and St Paul's Church of England Primary is a single form entry school with 178 children currently on roll. The Governors are seeking to appoint a permanent, full time class teacher (main scale)  from September 2023. This position is initially for a lower key stage 2 class, who are looking for an inspirational teacher to lead them in their learning.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is passionate about teaching and strives for the best from all children
  • ensures high standards across all areas of the curriculum and learning environment
  • can effectively promote the Christian ethos of our school
  • is able to develop positive relationships with all members of the school community

    We can offer:
  • a school full of lovely children and a supportive staff team 
  • friendly and supportive parents who all want the best for their child
  • supportive governors
  • support for your continued professional development

    Visits to the school: can be arranged week beginning 27th March 
    Shortlisting will take place 18th April
    Observations of shortlisted candidates: week beginning 24th April
    Interview Date: Wednesday 3rd May (tbc)

    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
  • Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Degree /PGCE or equivalent qualification
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Full and active member of a church in membership of Churches Together in England
  • Essential Experience
  • Successful and recent experience of teaching in KS2
  • Confidence teaching all subjects across the primary curriculum
  • Excellent understanding/experience of assessing children's progress
  • Desirable Experience
  • Experience of children with additional needs
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please ring school if you would like an informal discussion. Visits to school can be arranged week beginning 27th March.

    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.