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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    10 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 September 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday - Class Teacher

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Annual - Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Interview Date: Wednesday 18th October or Thursday 19th October 2023

Start Date: 1st January 2024

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic, efficient and effective Class Teacher for our school, with excellent practice and a strong commitment to working as part of a team. A professional who is keen to support the development of learning in our school in line with our three core values which are at the heart of every aspect of school life:

Ambition -We are determined to achieve and believe everyone can succeed.

Respect -We are considerate of everyone and our environment.

Collaboration -We are a community who believe we achieve more by working together.

The Class Teacher has a very important role within the school, supporting our children in confidently gaining a strong start in their journey through their education. In making this appointment, therefore, we will have regard to the potential exhibited by experienced candidates and welcome applications from early careers teachers. We are looking for a colleague who will contribute to our excellent standards and will form high quality relationships for learning with staff, parents and children. We want to appoint a dynamic and innovative teacher who can make a real difference in moving us towards the next phase of our development of the school.

What the school offers its staff

Blacko Primary School will provide:

  • A strong school that provides all pupils with a creative and stimulating education.
  • Polite, hardworking and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn.
  • An ambitious, happy and vibrant place to work with a family of supportive colleagues who are committed to promoting warm and friendly atmosphere.
  • A supportive working culture that focuses on challenging and stretching pupils’ learning and high expectations for all children.
  • Supportive governors and a senior leadership team that believes in distributive leadership.
  • An active school community with supportive parents.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Blacko, the welfare of the child is paramount. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Attitudes towards promoting and safeguarding will be scrutinised during the selection process and discussed at induction.

All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

Our policy and practice are in line with the DfE's ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ 2022.

We recommend that you read and understand our school's Safeguarding Policy and full Safeguarding Statement before applying to this post.

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About Blacko Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
103 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

'From tiny seeds, mighty trees will grow'

Blacko Primary School strives to provide a vibrant, nurturing and aspiring environment where individually our children can thrive both academically and personally. An educational family whereby children’s imaginations are ignited and opportunities stretch, develop and inspire a life-long thirst for learning.

Blacko Primary School is a good school with an excellent local reputation. We are set in a rural position in East Lancashire. From all directions, we have views of rolling countryside, with Pendle Hill in the distance. The village of Blacko is well known throughout Lancashire because of Blacko Tower. It was built at around the same time as the school and is a focal point for miles around.

Arranging a visit to Blacko Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@blacko.penninetrust.org.

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