13 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Essential: Qualified teacher Other relevant continuing professional development


Additional relevant qualifications such as higher degree, certificate or diploma

Recent experience as a highly effective teacher

Experience of using performance data, target setting and assessment for learning to raise achievement

Detailed knowledge of the National Curriculum and recent developments in pedagogy


Teaching in a Catholic school

Teaching a multi-ethnic and multi-lingual context

Experience in teaching pupils with special educational needs and disabilities


Committed to meeting the needs of pupils

Makes best use of resources

Prioritises, plans and organises work

A collaborative practitioner with good listening skills and willingness to learn

Understanding of appropriate strategies for managing pupils’ behaviour

Ability to develop positive working relationships with pupils, staff, parents, governors, and the local community

Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing

Clear commitment to the school’s mission and vision:

To support the Catholic Christian ethos of the school

To support parents in their role as the first educators of their children

To recognise that all children have particular abilities and aptitudes to be nurtured and celebrated.

To give our pupils a safe environment in which to build skills for their futures.

To teach our pupils to show kindness, respect and forgiveness.


A practising member of the Catholic church

What the school offers its staff

Why work at Oratory Primary School?

  • We are in the heart of London and benefit from all that it has to offer: local museums, parks, shops and excellent transport links.
  • We are committed to building supportive relationships. Our school has a family atmosphere where listening, empathy and kindness are at the heart of our Christian ethos.
  • We aim to build confidence in our pupils and their families and within our staff team. Developing a growth mindset within a nurturing and positive atmosphere is at the forefront of our mission.
  • We have excellent outcomes and high achieving and conscientious pupils. We offer a rich curriculum, and provide a wide range of experiences for our pupils, but we are also open to new ideas and educational research. A school should never rest on its laurels and Oratory is continuously on a learning journey- keen to be forward thinking.
  • We have a conscientious and encouraging governing body who will support your CPD. You will be given the opportunity to be a reflective practitioner, to work with other schools and professionals, and to develop the craft of teaching in yourself and in others.

Further details about the role

Your responsibilities as a class teacher are:

  • The organisation, administration and management of the class according to the school’s policy for Learning and Teaching.
  • The provision and teaching of lessons and activities to cover the requirements of the National Curriculum, taking into account and meeting the full range of needs and learning styles of the pupils in the class.
  • To ensure that achievement and attainment are excellent for all children.
  • The completion of all school planning, assessments, records and reports.
  • To participate in meetings and activities that form part of the working week for teaching staff.
  • To ensure positive communication with parents/carers and other visiting professionals to support the achievement and attainment of pupils.

Your responsibilities as a subject leader are:

  • To have a good knowledge of the National Curriculum for the subject across all key stages and year groups.
  • To have a clear vision for the subject and create an action plan which reflects this.
  • To have a clear overview of assessment data for the subject.
  • To be aware of the quality of learning and teaching in the subject through

o book looks

o monitoring planning

o evaluating displays of learning

o observing lessons

  • To take an interest in developments in the subject, keep up to date with current thinking and share ideas with colleagues.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to info@oratory.rbkc.sch.uk

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About Oratory Roman Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number

We can offer you:
• A warm, welcoming, inclusive school with a friendly and enthusiastic team of teachers and support staff
• Children who are well behaved and eager to learn
• Excellent opportunities to further your professional development
• Supportive parents and governors

Arranging a visit to Oratory Roman Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@oratory.rbkc.sch.uk.

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