Ref 188319
Salary £61042 to £ 69022 
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Permanent
Required From 1st January 2024 
Closing Date 12:00 29/09/2023
Alice Street , Accrington , BB5 6QR
Tel: 01254 231583
School website:
Roll: 623
Peel Park Primary School is a vibrant, three form entry establishment that caters for children aged 4-11. We are a happy, successful, and hence oversubscribed school. Our school team are proud to be part of a caring environment that offers challenge, support, and security for children and staff. 
Our children are at the heart of every decision we make. We welcome children from all backgrounds, ensuring that we create opportunities relevant to the individual needs of the child. Our main aim is to ensure that they are happy and confident cementing the foundations to make every child, well-rounded individuals of the future.
The school itself is a beautiful building situated in extensive grounds steeped in the town’s history. The school is easily accessible from the connecting motorways and train as it is situated close to Accrington town centre.

What we offer
  • Competitive salary;
  • Professional development opportunities;
  • A motivated team of teachers and support staff committed to developing and raising standards.
  • In addition, we have a team of specialist teachers in specific areas to provide targeted and quality first teaching;
  • A supportive and knowledgeable Governing Body and forward-thinking Senior Leadership Team;
  • Excellently resourced school in a beautiful building with extensive grounds;
  • Wonderful children who have a real passion for learning and are ready to learn.

    What are we looking for ?
  • Must be able to work well under pressure, having the ability to adopt a flexible approach to working and support other areas of the school when required;
  • A strong understanding of how to develop the curriculum to meet the needs of all learners;
  • Must be able to take both a strategic overview and hands-on approach, managing multiple levels of demand from multiple sources;
  • Proven experience managing others and experience operating as a member of the Senior Leadership Team;
  • An excellent knowledge of current safeguarding regulations and best practice;
  • Excellent social and presentation skills;
  • High level written and spoken English;
  • Organised and resourceful;
  • Proactive and intuitive;
  • Shares the school’s vision for education and has a commitment to the same ethos;
  • Demonstrates a solid understanding of, and commitment to working within the principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion;
  • Has strong interpersonal skills and can build professional relationships and collaborate with a wide range of people including staff, parents, and pupils;
  • Is motivated to develop a culture of excellent teaching and learning by sharing good practice and participating actively in continuing professional development;
  • Embraces developments and innovations in teaching and learning and is open to a range of approaches to assessment and differentiation in the classroom;
  • Is a team player who shows a positive attitude, works well with colleagues, and offers constructive suggestions for school improvement;
  • Is a good role model to other colleagues.

    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
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • A degree
  • (other essential qualifications as outlined in the person specification)
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development
  • Essential Experience
  • Evidence of leading whole-school initiatives
  • Working positively with parents and carers
  • Experience of driving an impactful curriculum across the whole-school
  • (other essential experience as outlined in the person specification)
  • Desirable Experience
  • Experience of line managing staff
  • (other desirable experience as outlined in the person specification)
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    We would love you to arrange a visit to our school to discuss it further.  Please contact the Head Teacher via email at to arrange a visit.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to

    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.
    Application form attached.
    Please return completed applications to 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.