Ref 188265
Grade Teachers Pay Scale
Salary £28000 to £ 43685 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 01/12/2023  to 31/10/2023 or the return of the postholder 
Closing Date 5pm 11/10/2023
Alder Street , Burnley , Lancashire , BB12 6ED
Tel: 01282 428246
School website:
Roll: 343
We are recruiting a class teacher to join our teaching team at Ightenhill. This position is to cover the maternity leave of one of our Year 3 teachers, with the position to start in December 2023.

Ightenhill is an effective, inclusive large primary school with a fantastic team of staff who are committed to enabling our diverse school community to 'become the best that they can be'.

We had a successful Ofsted inspection in May 2023 which highlighted the many strengths of our school setting. Our school ethos is based on a set of seven school values that underpin life at Ightenhill, our school values are evident in everything we do and are developed through a carefully planned,  well-sequenced curriculum

If you are an effective, ambitious teacher who would like to experience working in a vibrant and rewarding setting, then we would encourage you to visit us in person. A visit to the school  can be arranged by contacting the school office on 01282 428246.

As we are a two form entry school, you will be working alongside the other Year 3 class teacher who is an experienced and effective practitioner and you will have joint PPA time alongside your year group partner. This position is a super opportunity for a suitable candidate to gain valuable experience working in a large, diverse school setting as part of an effective teaching team.

We are looking for someone who can

  • be an excellent class teacher with high expectations of children's achievement and behaviour
  • be able to inspire and motivate our keen and eager children to achieve their potential.
  • share the ethos, values and vision of our school.
  • be committed to working in partnerships with parents, colleagues, governors and the wider community.
  • have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • be a positive role model who reinforces positive behaviour strategies
  •  have energy and a sense of humour
  • be able to readily adapt to the ever changing demands of a school day in a flexible and cheerful manner

    We can offer you :

  • happy, enthusiastic and hardworking children.
  • an opportunity to be part of a dedicated and supportive staff team.
  • the opportunity to bring new strengths and qualities to our school so that we can continue to develop and improve.
  • a commitment to supporting individual professional development.

    Please ensure your letter of application is clear and concise, portrays your overall educational philosophy, addresses the points on the person specification and is free from error. We look forward to meeting you !

    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.

    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.

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  • Essential Qualifications
    Primary Teaching qualification

    Desirable Qualifications
    Completion of NQT / ECT period (desirable but not essential)

    First aid trained
    Essential Experience
    Experience in a primary school setting

    An understanding of safeguarding in schools
    Desirable Experience
    Experience in KS2.
    Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please contact the school office for an appointment to look around on 01282 428246

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Mrs D Worthington
    School Business Manager
    Ightenhill Primary School
    Alder Street
    BB12 6ED
    . Mr S Crosier
    Ightenhill Primary 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.