Key Stage 1 Teacher

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, DY2 7PW
Mainscale/Upper Pay Scale
14 Jun 2019
02 Jul 2019
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We are seeking to appoint a dedicated, caring and committed teacher with a proven record of good or better teaching.  Our successful school has a very strong Catholic ethos. This post is suitable for both NQTs and experienced teachers.

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary (Dudley) is:

-A voluntary Catholic academy that is part of the St John Bosco Catholic Academy (Dudley) together with St Chad’s Catholic Primary in Sedgley and Bishop Milner Catholic College in Dudley. This offers excellent opportunities for working alongside our partner schools.

-Judged as ‘Outstanding’ in our most recent RE, Collective Worship and Catholic Life Inspection (September 2018) and is a school with a very strong Catholic ethos and excellent Parish links.

-A school whose progress rates between Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 for all subjects are either above or significantly above the national averages

-Judged as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas in our most recent Ofsted (April 2015)

- A designated ‘National Support School’ by the National College for Teaching and Leadership, where the headteacher is a National Leader of Education and a number of staff are Specialist Leaders of Education – guaranteeing all staff including NQTs the very highest quality support at all stages in their career

-Popular and over-subscribed and has a friendly and caring atmosphere.

-A one form entry Catholic school that serves the Kates Hill estate and beyond.

-A happy and safe environment where everyone, children and adults alike, is given the chance to flourish.

Key Stage 1 (Year 1) Full Time Teacher Post: September 2019:

Suitable for NQTs and Experienced Teachers. 12 months fixed term contract

(1 September 2019 – 31 August 2020)

Closing Date: Monday 1 July 2019 at 12 noon 

Shortlisting Tuesday 2 July June 2019 after 12 noon Observations of teaching and completion of job related tasks: Friday 5 July 2019  Interviews for those successful at lesson observation / tasks Friday 5 July 2019

The Academy Committee and Board of Directors are seeking to appoint a teacher who:

-Puts the children first and ensures they are safe and happy, whilst challenging them to achieve the best they possibly can.

-Can demonstrate a good ability to meet individual pupil needs by challenging and supporting pupils and responding to the unique needs of all learners, including disadvantaged pupils, high prior attainers, those with English as an additional language and pupils with special educational needs or disabilities.

-Is completely supportive of our Catholic ethos and strong links with our Parish.

-Has a proven track record of good or better performance as a primary teacher / trainee teacher.

-Is well organised, capable, hardworking and resilient. As our school has excellent levels of teaching and achievement it is essential that the successful applicant can demonstrate these attributes.

-Is a good team member who will work with others, including parents and carers and also use their own initiative to help make our school even better.

The successful applicant will be required to respect, preserve and develop the quality and distinctive culture of our Catholic school and will be required to sign a Catholic Education Service contract. A practising Catholic is preferred although we welcome applications from anyone prepared to wholeheartedly support our Catholic ethos.  St Joseph’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will need to complete an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) criminal background check before taking up post.  References will be taken up prior to interview.

This post is only suitable for teachers (including NQTs) with very recent and highly successful Primary School experience. Visits to the school are very much encouraged and recommended.  Your visit can be arranged by contacting the Headteacher, Mark Hinton or the Deputy Headteacher Samantha Chapman, via the school office on 01384 818 925. Detailed and up to date information about our school is available on our website:

A CES application form is available to download from  Only CES forms are acceptable.

Email applications are not accepted for this position. Please post your signed application form or return it to the school office.

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