Application Form

Person Specification 

Welcome Letter

Job title:

Application closing date: Monday 15th May 2017


Post details:
The Headteacher and Governors of Ireleth St Peter's CofE Primary School wish to appoint an enthusiastic, well-organised, committed and highly motivated teacher to join our friendly, hard-working team. In the first instance, this position will be a fixed term post running from 1st September 2017 to 31st August 2018 when upon a review of class structures and our increasing pupil numbers, the position then has the potential to become permanent.

The successful candidate will have a responsibility for our Early Years and Key Stage One class on a full time basis. Knowledge of Early Years Foundation Stage, Year 1 Phonic Screening and End of Key Stage 1 assessments is essential.

As a Church of England Primary School, we have a distinct Christian ethos and strong links with the local Church and community. Ireleth St Peter's is a unique and very special school which is renowned for its family feel and community involvement. Set in beautiful surroundings, looking over the Duddon Estuary, we are very fortunate to be well-resourced and have a wonderful school building with fantastic outdoor spaces; including an outdoor classroom.

High expectations and standards, along with communication and organisation are crucial to the success of our friendly and welcoming school. At Ireleth, we strive to provide a wealth of experiences that enable all of our pupils to succeed and due to our class sizes and dedicated staff; all pupils make excellent progress during their time at school.

Working within a small school offers many opportunities to develop your career and we are looking for a teacher who has the ability to maintain a strong focus on developing the needs of individuals whilst adapting to the flexible needs of a small school. We are looking for a dedicated professional to join our successful team and have a high impact on whole school development, whilst upholding our Christian values. The successful candidate joining our team will be fully supported in their new role and in future professional development.

Applications are welcome from Qualified Teachers, including NQT's. Visits to the school are highly encouraged and the following arrangements have been made:

Friday 5th May 2017 9:30am
Tuesday 9th May 2017 2:00pm

For an application pack or to confirm a visit please contact the Headteacher at or phone the school office after 1:30pm. An application pack can also be downloaded from our school website at

Ireleth St Peter's CofE Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding the welfare of all its pupils and staff. The position will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and outstanding professional references.

Closing date for applications is 12 noon on Monday 15th May 2017

Shortlisting will take place on Tuesday 16th May 2017

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 23rd May 2017


Ethos & Values

Working together to discover, achieve, grow and develop with Christian values at the heart of our strong family community.