Class Teacher for September 2020

St Fidelis Catholic Primary School, Erith, Kent


Job details

Job role Suitable for NQTs
Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £28,355 to £40,035

Job summary

St Fidelis is a high performing school in the London Borough of Bexley. The school employs specialist teachers for music and PE who work alongside our class teachers to ensure every child receives a broad and balanced curriculum.

You will work alongside a year group leader in our two-form entry school to plan, teach and access children's academic development so that every child makes progress.

You will be articulate and positive, able to work in an atmosphere characterised by our mission of compassion, challenge and excellence.

You can apply for this position by completing an application form or if you would like an initial confidential conversation with the Head Teacher, Mark Hannon, please email: or phone 07763 142903. Visits to the school are always welcome and you should phone the school office on: 01322 337752.

Essential educational requirements

Joining the staff of this successful and happy school you will entail taking on a role which is demanding but highly rewarding. You will be part of a supportive team, dedicated to high quality teaching, learning and enriching the experiences of children. Everyone at the school takes a full part in the life of the school community.

Essential qualifications

Qualified Teacher Status
Clear understanding of the National Curriculum and its application
Clear understanding of the EYFS guidance
Awareness of the Professional Standards for Teachers

Essential skills and experience

Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written forms
Ability to speak with confidence and accuracy, using accurate
sentence structures and vocabulary
Ability to choose the right kind of vocabulary for the situation in
hand without a great deal of hesitation
Ability to listen to customer and understand their needs
Ability to tailor your approach to each conversation to be
appropriate to the customer, responding clearly with fine shades
of meaning, even in complex situations
Ability to teach challenging, well organised lessons and
sequences of lessons across the age and ability range specified
Ability to manage learners' behaviour constructively, using a range
of behaviour management techniques and strategies
Ability to use a range of assessment techniques to enable all
children to make the fullest progress possible
Ability to use their skills in literacy, numeracy and ICT to support
their teaching

More on how to apply

School overview

School type LA Maintained School, Roman Catholic
Education phase Primary
School size 460 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 11
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
School website St Fidelis Catholic Primary School website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

About St Fidelis Catholic Primary School

St Fidelis is a successful and popular school. Integral to the school’s success is a determination to only recruit staff of the highest calibre. There is an expectation that our children only deserve our very best.

St Fidelis is a highly rewarding place to work. Staff are developed and supported in order to be the very best that they can be. Over the last three and a half years teachers within our school have been developed to take on senior leadership roles both within and beyond the school. There has been one appointed to headship, four to deputy headship and three to assistant headship. This is as a consequence of the career opportunities the school offers and the high regard that staff from St Fidelis are held in by colleagues from other schools.

School location

Bexley Road, Erith, Kent, DA8 3HQ