Full-time Reception Class Teacher and Full-time Year 2 Class Teacher

St James' Church of England Primary School Blackburn, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 8EG

28 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Application deadline

    1 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - Reception Class Teacher and Full-time Year 2 Class Teacher. Temporary: to start 03/01/2023 until 31/08/2023

Contract type

Fixed term (January -August 2023)

Pay scale

M2 to UPS 1 (dependent upon most recent pay-spine progression, not suitable for ECTs)

Full-time Reception Class Teacher and Full-time Year 2 Class Teacher job summary

Full-time Reception Class Teacher and Full-time Year 2 Class Teacher – temporary

to start 03/01/2023 until 31/08/2023

M2 to UPS 1 (dependent upon most recent pay-spine progression, not suitable for ECTs)

We are excited to have two vacancies for two temporary positions in Reception and in Year 2. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed teachers to complement our happy and successful team until August 2023 in the first instance.

CLOSING DATE: 01/11/2022 at 12noon


INTERVIEW DATE: 10/11/2022

Using the application form

Please refer to the job description and person specification for full details of the job requirements. As this post gives significant access to children, an enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful applicant. Two references will be required, one of which should be from previous employment and/or training. An induction programme will be provided for the successful candidate.
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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About St James' Church of England Primary School Blackburn

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
447 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Contact phone number
01254 698335

St James’ can offer a job where:
• you make a difference to children’s lives.
• you work in a fun and energetic school.
• you work in a school with well-behaved and very motivated pupils.
• you have the opportunity to be part of an amazing team.
• there are excellent standards of behaviour.
• you have supportive and committed staff, governors, parents and community.
This post may involve supporting children from 2 – 11 years with specific needs.

St James’ is a school where everybody matters and where we are exceptional in all we do. We are a school with big ambitions for our children and our staff. We are looking for someone who can complement our motivated and dynamic team. We strongly believe in looking after our staff and place a lot of emphasis on staff well-being and supporting staff in managing their work/life balance.
St James’ Mission Statement: Together we value, inspire and develop each other within a happy, safe, community based on Christian values and respect for other faiths.
‘Show respect to everyone.’ (Peter 1 2.17)
St James’ Vision Statement: Guided by our Christian Values, we endeavour to inspire, cherish and serve our school community. We strive to be exceptional in all we do. We will nurture a love of all God’s children. We seek to build respect for all faiths and beliefs.
‘Serve one another in love’ (Galatians 5.13)
School Motto: Exceptional in all we do.
St. James’ Church of England Primary School is seeking to appoint an inspirational and motivational person to join our committed and motivated staff.
St. James’ is looking for someone who:
• Is kind, caring and enjoys working with children.
• Is imaginative and enthusiastic about teaching and helping children to learn.
• Can build happy, friendly, positive relationships with other staff.
• Can work successfully as a member of a committed, professional team.
• Can continue to build on our excellent relationships with parents and the local community.
• Is creative and is keen to develop new initiatives or ideas across the school.
St. James’ is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Criminal Records Bureau. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions.

Arranging a visit to St James' Church of England Primary School Blackburn

Informal questions or additional information can be obtained from Doug Stitcher (Head teacher) at headteacher@stjames.blackburn.sch.uk

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