Ref 188238
Grade Main Pay Scale
Salary £28000 to £ 38810 
Term Part Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 16/10/2023  to until postholder returns 
Hours 32.5 per week
Closing Date 25/09/2023
Tong Lane , Bacup , OL13 9LJ
Tel: 01706 873123
School website:
Roll: 163
Main Pay Scale EYFS Teacher to cover Maternity Leave

St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School in Bacup is a welcoming, friendly and inclusive school rated ‘Good’ by OFSTED.  We aim to provide a happy and nurturing learning environment where children are encouraged to reach their full potential.  We are looking to appoint an EYFS class teacher to lead our Nursery Class from 16th October 2023 and until the post holder returns

The successful candidate will:
  • support our Catholic vision of education through being ‘happy living and learning in God’s friendship’;
  • be a motivated, hard working and highly effective EYFS class teacher;
  • be committed to helping children make progress and meet the needs of all our learners;
  • celebrate each child’s unique gifts and talents and have a desire to make a difference;
  • demonstrate their passion for learning through their own teaching;
  • have an enthusiastic and positive attitude, being a good role model for our children.

    We can offer you:
  • caring, inquisitive children who are always eager to learn;
  • a warm and nurturing environment where emphasis is placed on the development of the whole child;
  • the chance to work alongside a very experienced and supportive EYFS team;
  • a range of opportunities for professional development

    St Mary’s RC Primary School is part of the Romero Catholic Academy Trust, which leads a growing family of Catholic Primary and Secondary schools.  The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check

    Candidates will be judged against the following criteria
    E = Essential    A characteristic that the person must possess upon appointment

    D = Desirable  A characteristic that can be learned or developed within an acceptable time period

    Candidates will be asked to demonstrate the required skills in their
    A:  Application Form
    I:   Interview
    O:  Observation

    To apply for this position, please complete the attached Catholic Education Service Application Form and return to Mrs Mills, Headteacher by email at   If you would like to visit the school, you would be warmly welcomed.  Please telephone the School Office on 01706 873123 to arrange an appointment.

    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.

    Closing date:   Monday 25th September 2023

    Interview and Observations Date:  Wednesday 4th October 2023

    More Information can be found at
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    If you would like to visit the school, please contact the school office on 01706 873123 to make an appointment.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    If you require a hard copy application, please email: or tel: 01772 535353, selecting the Recruitment option (8am - 6pm). Please quote the job reference number. Return to: or Human Resource and Payroll Service, One Connect Limited, PO Box 100, County Hall, Preston PR1 0LD.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.