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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 January 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is a practising Catholic or willing to support the strong Catholic ethos of our school.
  • Is keen to develop their teaching and learning skills
  • Is committed to creating challenge, excitement, creativity and independence in learning.
  • Has excellent teaching, organisation and communication skills.
  • Will challenge all pupils to make exceptional progress and have high expectations for the behaviour of all pupils.
  • Is a team player who has a good sense of humour and is flexible.
  • Has a strong commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Has a desire to work in an outstanding school, supporting the long term vision of the Executive Headteacher Head of School and Senior Leadership Team.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • The opportunity to become part of a dynamic, professional and friendly team.
  • Great opportunities for professional development.
  • A high-quality working environment.
  • A commitment to support staff wellbeing
  • Amazing outdoor learning spaces.
  • An extremely well-resourced school.
  • Well behaved, enthusiastic and responsive pupils.

Further details about the role

We are a highly regarded school in the local community, based in a vibrant location in North London close to parkland with excellent transport links. Our school is recognised as an Ofsted Outstanding (November 2023) Catholic School under the trusteeship of the Passionist Order.

We are seeking to appoint a talented, enthusiastic and innovative Class Teacher looking to take the next step in their teaching career. We welcome applications from newly qualified teachers.

For more information about our school, please visit our school website https://st-josephs.islington.sch.uk/, and take a look at our school news or the videos under our Executive Headteacher’s welcome. If you would like to come and see the school, please contact Louise Palmer to arrange a tour on 020 7272 1270 or email office@st-josephs.islington.sch.uk

If you need assistance please email the HR Team at schoolsrecruitment@islington.gov.uk quoting reference number STJO/1606.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Joseph’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. Also, this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations. St Joseph’s will conduct an online search for shortlisted candidates. The search will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children.

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About St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
417 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

We are an oversubscribed and highly regarded school in the local community, based in a vibrant location in North London surrounded by parkland with excellent transport links. Our school is a National Leadership in Education School currently recognised as an Ofsted and Diocesan outstanding Catholic School under the trusteeship of the Passionist Order.

Arranging a visit to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email louise.palmer@st-josephs.islington.sch.uk.

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