42 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 September 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 July 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000.00 Annually (Actual)

Class Teacher job summary

Full Time KS2 Class Teacher

Required to start: 1st September 2024

St John Rigby is an ambitious, constantly evolving, two-form primary school. We believe that all children should be given the opportunity to flourish, express themselves and reach their potential according to their individual strengths and skills. We support our children’s wellbeing and foster a love of learning within our nurturing and family-orientated community.

Our children develop a passion for learning, a strong sense of self-worth, resilience and independence, which prepares them for the diverse, ever changing world in which we live.

“St John Rigby is a happy school. Pupils enjoy warm, trusting relationships with their peers and with staff, and these relationships help the children to thrive. The school is a nurturing place to learn and staff wellbeing is a priority” (Ofsted rated GOOD Sept23)

St John Rigby School would like to appoint a creative and committed teacher to inspire and challenge our pupils, from September 2024 onwards.

Applications from ECTs and Teacher Apprenticeships are welcome

We are seeking applicants who are:

  • Willing to support our school’s ethos and contribute to the wider life of the school
  • Highly motivated and able to foster a love of learning that inspires and motivates all pupils to do the best that is possible
  • Keen to continuously improve their own practice and most importantly, are committed to making a difference to children’s lives,
  • Confident teachers who demonstrate high expectations of both pupil achievement and behaviour for all,
  • Passionate about learning and demonstrate a desire to research and find out more in order to improve their own practice,
  • Can work creatively to develop the primary curriculum,
  • Flexible, with a strong commitment to teamwork,
  • Have great organisational, interpersonal and communication skills,
  • Keen to share and develop professionally as an accomplished, skilled teacher who demonstrates a potential for future leadership.

We can offer:

  • A friendly, caring community where everyone is respected and valued;
  • A happy, calm learning environment where well-behaved children, who are proud of their school, feel safe, confident and motivated to achieve their full potential;
  • An experienced and supportive governing body who are committed to the school’s development;
  • A commitment to continued professional development and an openness to innovative ideas that will benefit our children;
  • A good track record and experience of ECF-based training and support through mentoring and coaching;
  • Opportunities to support career development within a forward-thinking school
  • Investment in staff wellbeing

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further information.

The selection process will include a lesson observation and a formal interview.

Visits are most welcome and highly recommended. Please contact the school for more information on 01234 401900 or email office@sjr.beds.olicatschools.org

At St John Rigby we are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone joining our school to actively contribute to this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of safer recruitment due diligence. Successful candidates will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check if working in regulated activity

St John Rigby is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee is discriminated against or is disadvantaged by policies, procedures, conditions or requirements. We have a caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people as required under the Education Acts and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post holder will be required to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people and follow school policies and the Trust Code of Conduct. The Trust is committed to ensuring that it complies with all legislative requirements on safeguarding and child protection and that the Trust actively values and promotes diversity, unity, and community cohesion and that it supports pupils to become successful, compassionate citizens

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About St John Rigby Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
316 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

St John Rigby Catholic Primary School is a vibrant, welcoming, and happy two form entry school . It is situated in beautiful, spacious grounds within the Putnoe area of Bedford and is part of the Our Lady Immaculate Catholic Academies Trust family.

We are a family-orientated community with extremely talented and dedicated members of staff, supportive parents and carers, and inspirational children who strive to live a virtuous life through Faith, Hope, Love, Trust and Forgiveness.

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