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St Paul’s Catholic Primary School, Yate



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Class Teacher

Teacher - £24,373 - £33,831 per annum – salary within this pay range only, to be agreed at interview.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, dedicated and highly motivated teacher to work in our happy school. The vacancy will be in either KS1 or 2. Recent or current experience of lower Key Stage 2 could be an advantage. Please state both your curriculum area of interest in your application along with your preferred year group and relevant experience. We are interested hear from applicants who have an interest and experience in developing curriculum design.  You will be expected to work closely alongside the rest of the team in the Key Stage you are placed.

An ability to lead and manage a core subject, PSHE or PE would be an advantage, but please state all curriculum strengths and interests
We are looking for a teacher who is:
• An excellent classroom practitioner with high expectations of self and others
• Catholic or supportive of  our Christian mission and ethos
• Respectful  and encouraging of children and listens to their ideas
• Creative in their  teaching
• Kind, joyful, caring and proud of what the children do and achieve
• Able to show empathy to the learning needs of all children
• Resilient
• Committed to working as part of a team

We can offer you:
• A happy, caring and vibrant learning environment
• Well-behaved children who are eager to learn
• A Christ-centred school
•  Highly-effective and hardworking staff
• Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development
• Children taught in smaller groups for part of the week
• A committed Governing Body
• “It is an inclusive and welcoming  school where pupils and  their families,  from all  faiths  and none, are warmly invited into the school community” Section 48 2017
• “The  prayer  life  provided  by  the  school  is  outstanding.  It  is  fully  inclusive  and  joyful.  Prayer  punctuates  the  school  day  and  is  part  of  every  celebration” Section 48 2017
• “Pupils typically behave well, both in class and at breaktime. They take pride in their work.” OFSTED Oct 19
• “Pupils know, understand and demonstrate the values that underpin the ‘St Paul’s Way’. They know right from wrong and show compassion for others.” OFSTED Oct 19

This is a fixed term post until 31 August 2021 subject to a staffing and budget review.
Applicants are warmly invited and encouraged to visit the school to meet our staff and children. Please contact the School Office to arrange an appointment.
Informal telephone conversations with the head teacher are also very welcome.
You can also visit our website for the job description and application form, under School Information, Vacancies. PLEASE NOTE APPLICATIONS MUST BE ON THE APPROPRIATE CATHOLIC EDUCATION SERVICE (CES) APPLICATION FORM.

St Paul’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children and young people.  All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment and all appointments will be subject to appropriate vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

Closing date: Wednesday 20th May at 9am, followed by shortlisting.
After shortlisting, successfully shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit a task by email, followed by video interviews on:    
Interview date: Friday 22nd May
References will be taken up by email prior to interview so please include this information for your referees as well as contact telephone numbers for them.

Safeguarding Statement:

St Paul's Catholic Primary School 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.