Class Teacher - St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School

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Job type

Full Time, Permanent


£25,714 - £36,961

Closing date

30 April 2021

St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School, Taswell Road, Southsea PO5 2RG

Full-time Class Teacher for September 2021

Salary: MPR £25,714 – £36,961

Closing Date: 9 am Friday 30th April

St Swithun’s is an oversubscribed, ‘Good’ Catholic primary school with a friendly, welcoming environment where every child is valued.

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed class teacher from September 2021 for a KS2 class. Being a Catholic or practising Christian is an advantage but not a pre-requisite as we value the contributions made by everyone who works at our school.

We are open to part-time job share and welcome teachers at any stage of their career. We have a strong culture of professional development and are very happy to support a newly qualified teacher. Equally this post is ideal for someone with experience looking for a new school in which to keep growing and developing as a professional. The successful candidate will be part of a supportive and dedicated team.

We are looking for a teacher who:

  • Is actively committed to the aims and ethos of our Catholic Christian school
  • Is kind, caring and positive, committed to removing barriers to ensure that all children can enjoy success and can achieve
  • Has high expectations and can inspire and motivate children in their learning
  • Is enthusiastic and hardworking
  • Is able to work and communicate effectively as part of a team
  • Is resilient and self-motivated

We will offer you:

  • Well behaved children who love to learn
  • Friendly, supportive colleagues, families and governors
  • A belief in team work and building positive relationships across the school
  • A focus on care, guidance and support for all staff members
  • A commitment to providing high-quality professional development

Closing Date: 9 am Friday 30th April 2021

Interview Date: TBC

Application Procedure

This advert is in no way exhaustive; we welcome queries and visits to the school are strongly encouraged.  Please telephone the school office on 023 9282 9339 to arrange a visit or email  Please apply using the application forms below and submit by email, or post to Sarah Bond, School Business Manager, St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School, Taswell Road, Southsea PO5 2RG.

PCC & St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level, and any other background checks, including overseas checks will be required prior to any offer of employment.

You will need to demonstrate that you have a Right to Work in the UK. No post will be offered without it.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

As part of any recruitment process, St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. St Swithun’s Catholic Primary School is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations under the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).

Completing and sending an application in for a vacancy is your consent for us to process your data for the purpose of recruitment. Your data is not used in any other way and you can withdraw your consent at any point in the recruitment process and we will destroy or delete your information. For more detailed information on what we collect, how we use, store, delete data and your rights you can access a privacy statement on our website.

We would like to thank you in advance for your application however please note we will only contact those applicants shortlisted for interview.