Job Vacancies

Welcome to our job vacancies page. Please see below our current list of vacancies.

Temporary  Class Teacher (full-time) for one year

Required from September 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter)

MPS 1-6


The Governors at Joseph Locke Primary School are keen to employ a highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed professional who would like to join our dynamic team.


We are dedicated to providing our pupils with an exciting and stimulating learning environment, and wish to appoint someone who shares our vision and is able to sustain the excellent progress that the children have already achieved.


The post is full time and temporary for one year with the possibility of an extension to contract.


Applications are welcome from both experienced and newly qualified teachers.


We are looking for an inspirational and talented teacher, who is:

  • A strong, exceptionally focused individual
  • Passionate about teaching and committed to delivering outstanding learning opportunities
  • Confident in maintaining a creative and stimulating curriculum and learning environment
  • Enthusiastic and dedicated to enabling every child to fulfil their potential
  • Able to set and achieve high standards and expectations of learning, behaviour and care
  • Willing to form strong professional relationships with other professionals and parents/carers
  • Someone who enjoys taking a full part in the wider life of the school
  • Self-motivated and willing to make a significant contribution to pushing our school from good to outstanding

In return we will offer you:

  • A chance to join a strong, highly skilled and committed staff with a great team spirit who are dedicated to school improvement
  • Friendly, caring, hardworking pupils who love learning and want to achieve
  • Excellent support mechanisms and opportunities for personal and professional development
  • A well-resourced and stimulating environment
  • Established links with our collaboration schools


Application packs are available from and returnable to Julie Morris, PA to the Co-Headteachers, Joseph Locke Primary School, Shaw Street, Barnsley, S70 6JL. Email:  Copies of the application pack documents can also be downloaded from our website at


Please specify in your application what motivates you, what your specific strengths are and how you would use your expertise to improve the teaching and learning at Joseph Locke Primary School.


Visits to the school are warmly encouraged during the recruitment process.  Please contact Julie Morris on 01226 729910 to make an appointment.  Our Co-Headteachers Judith Brock and Gill Dransfield would love to meet you!


Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 24th June 2019


Interviews to be held w/c 1st July 2019


For this post you will be required to undergo an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check.


Joseph Locke Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We currently have a vacancy for a relief SMSA. If you think you are suitable for this role please complete an application pack.
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