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Year 5 Teacher

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Job description

Inner City Blackburn School require Year 5 Teacher- Experience of KS2 is a necessity

  • KS2 experience is a necessity
  • Fully and newly qualified teachers are welcome to apply (QTS)
  • ‘Challenging’ inner city school- Behaviour Management

An experienced Head teacher at a larger than average inner-city Blackburn Primary School has approached Teaching Personnel in order to recruit an ‘Outstanding’ KS2 practitioner. The role will be to start in January and will run until at least Easter 2017, this is the minimum expectation. The role will then be advertised via the local council in order to appoint on a school contract.

The Head teacher has stated that she would like to appoint ‘an outstanding classroom practitioner’, someone who can ‘hit the ground running and raise standards in school’. She also suggested that ‘the children come from challenging backgrounds and so the school policy will need to be implemented consistently’.

The school is one of the largest within the Blackburn area, and one which has a number of children from Indian and Pakistani backgrounds. With this, there are a number of language barriers which also add to the challenge within school.

In terms of location, the school is situated in the busy city of Blackburn with good travel links-including train, bus and car.

If you are interested in the above roles, then please do not hesitate to contact me in the office on 01772 842155. It would also be a good idea to send over an up to date CV for me to consider for the role.

In addition you can view all our current vacancies and register with ourselves online at

The Head teacher is looking to shortlist by the end of the week, with the view to interviewing and trialling and furthermore appointing by the start of October.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to posts must have an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Certificate or be eligible to apply for one via the Criminal Records Bureau - Full assistance provided. (agy)

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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