Ref 188308
Salary £28000 to £ 43685 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 01/01/2024  to 31/12/2024 or return of post holder 
Closing Date 03/10/2023
Black Bull Lane , Fulwood , Preston , Lancashire , PR2 3LA
Tel: 01772 718344
School website:
Roll: 427
The children, staff and Governors at Queens Drive Primary School are seeking to employ a full time KS2 teacher to cover maternity leave.  We are looking for a person who can stimulate curiosity and is committed to continual improvement of our outstanding, forward thinking and caring school.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who:
  • is an outstanding and creative classroom practitioner in all aspects of teaching and learning with high expectations of their pupils and of themselves;
  • will have the ability and ambition to further develop our outstanding school OFSTED gradings;
  • will work with positivity, energy and humour

    In return we will offer:
  • a vibrant, happy school in Fulwood, Preston where everyone is friendly, valued and supportive;
  • children who have positive attitudes towards learning and who care about each other and value their teachers
  • a rich and diverse group of children
  • supportive parents
  • an experienced and supportive SLT
  • a strong, experienced and dedicated staff team
  • a supportive and active governing body with a clear vision for the future of the school 
  • opportunities to flourish and develop both personally and professionally
  • an urban location

    The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and voluntary helpers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant.

    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 Certification 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 also 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.
    More Information can be found at
  • Essential Qualifications
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Degree (or equivalent)
  • Essential Experience
  • Experience of teaching
  • Use of ICT to support teaching and learning
  • Desirable Experience
  • Evidence of managing a subject area budget
  • Proven subject leadership experience
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please contact Mrs Gomersall, Headteacher on 01772 718344

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    Application form attached.
    Please return completed applications 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.