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Lancashire County Council Teachers

Job Description

ST MARY'S ROMAN CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOL. LANGHO Whalley Road ,Langho ,Blackburn ,BB6 8EQ Tel: 01254 247157 School website: Roll: 287

Dear Candidate,

Thank you for your interest in our temporary KS2 teaching position at our school. We are looking for someone who is an excellent classroom practitioner with high expectations for our children, who can support our strong Catholic ethos. At St Mary’s, we endeavour to provide a safe, secure, creative and inspiring environment for our children. Our children need to be happy first and foremost, and our dedicated team aim to enable that through the environment, teaching, opportunities and care we provide.

We are very proud to be part of a warm, caring, welcoming Catholic community with strong Catholic links to St Mary’s Church and our partner High School, St Augustine’s. At St Mary’s, the church and our strong Catholic ethos are at the heart of what we do, and we work together as a community to encourage our children to use the gifts that they have been given by God for the benefit of others. We ensure our children are confident to take risks in a safe and loving environment, reach their goals and develop the highest aspirations. This is why we have such high standards in all aspects of school life. We have very supportive parents, strong community support and a dedicated and pro-active governing body.

We are located in Langho, near Blackburn, with 264 pupils on role in the main school and 15 on roll at our pre-school. We were last inspected in 2021 and rated “good”.

Visits to our school are welcomed. If you would like to make an appointment, please contact the school office.

At St Mary’s RCP, we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All stakeholders must share this commitment.

We wish you every success with your application.

Closing date: Friday 3rd June 12.00pm

Interview: Week Beginning 13th June

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. More Information can be found at

Qualified teacher status


Evidence of appropriate professional development for the role of primary teacher

Teaching experience within the KS2 primary phaseT

To be able to demonstrate an understanding of the role of the Catholic school in the parish and wider community

To be able to exemplify how the needs of all pupils (SEN, AEN, AGT, EAL,) have been met through high quality teaching.

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