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Class Teacher with SEND TLR

Darwen St James' Church of England Primary Academy
Darwen, Lancashire
Contract Type
Full Time
Start Date
1st September 2024
27th June 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1430246

Class Teacher

Full time


Darwen St James’ is a small Voluntary Aided Church of England Primary Academy, situated in the heart of Darwen.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and outstanding class teacher with SEND responsibility to join our happy and supportive school community.

The team at St James’ is dedicated to fulfilling our vision,

''Our Academy delivers a purposeful curriculum through its living Christian faith. We nurture ambition in all our learners in order for them to become positive citizens of Tomorrow''.

What we offer

  • A welcoming environment where the children enjoy learning, are positive, cheerful and well behaved.
  • Professional, hardworking and motivated team of teachers and support staff committed to developing and raising standards.
  • Positive relationships with parents and the wider community.
  • Development opportunities within our academies trust and investment in your professional development and future career.
  • A positive working environment focused on staff well-being, student welfare, and high standards of achievement and behaviour
  • Excellent CPD opportunities and Training and Development Programmes
  • Eligibility to join the Teachers' Pension Scheme
  • Access to health and wellbeing support for you and your family
  • Employment within a Trust committed to equality of opportunity and nationally and locally negotiated pay arrangements.
  • Terms and conditions protected through a formal trade union recognition agreement with all the major education and support staff unions, and supported through regular JCNC meetings.
  • Access to employee benefits & rewards through Perkbox
  • Cycle to work scheme

Are you

  • An outstanding teacher who can demonstrate that your teaching over time is consistently good or better?
  • An ambitious professional with high aspirations for the children and families with whom you work?
  • A team-player who is also able to work collaboratively and lead in your areas of agreed responsibility?
  • A creative and inspiring teacher with a keen focus on children’s learning, achievement and progress?
  • An energetic individual with the stamina and resilience to commit to our school’s improvement plan, to raise standards and to make an impact on teaching and learning.

Have you

  • A deep understanding of how learning occurs?
  • A range of assessment techniques to accelerate pupil progress and attainment and the ability to articulate these?
  • An understanding of the ways in which co-operative learning strategies and independent learning opportunities contribute to embedded learning and progress?
  • A commitment to continuing professional development?

Can you

  • Commit to creating a positive and safe learning environment for all pupils in our school?
  • Understand and fulfil your responsibilities in respect of class teaching and raising standards?
  • Show interest and respect to all stakeholders of our school, thereby positively promoting our  school’s and the Trust’s vison and values? 
  • Develop and enhance our relationships with all of our parents and partners?

We are a small and friendly school, whose team work happily together, to enable our learners to enjoy and achieve of their very best.

Visits to the School are encouraged and warmly welcomed by appointment through the school office.

Closing date: Thursday 27th June 2024

Proposed interview date: Monday 1st July 2024

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our safer recruitment pre-employment checks on shortlisted candidates.

Cidari Multi Academy Trust 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 enhanced DBS check. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. For further information click here .


Safeguarding Statement:

Darwen St James' C.E. Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Darwen St James' Church of England Primary Academy

Darwen St James' Church of England Primary Academy

Part of Cidari Multi Academy Trust

Cidari Multi Academy Trust