15 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    8 April 2024

  • Closing date

    8 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    30 January 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - This is a permanent, full-time post,which requires to start after Easter(Mon 8 April 24). Initially the role will involve teaching in Rec/Y1/Y3. We are highly committed to staff professional development and have a proven track record of outstanding career progression. We welcome ECTs as well as more experienced MPS teachers.

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary range MPS1-MPS6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have what our children are looking for?

We would like a teacher who:

 likes children and appreciates their contributions

 really listens to us and uses this information to help us overcome challenges

 is firm but fair with clear boundaries, supportive and understanding

 admits when they have made mistakes and is prepared to learn from them

 keeps us safe and makes us laugh

 ensures learning is fun and challenging and has lots of ways to teach in their toolbox

 really wants to be a part of our school family, parish and community

What are our staff and governors looking for?

 a child-centered holistic approach to teaching and learning, which puts children firmly at the


 a team player who is resilient and is prepared to ‘go the extra mile’

 commitment and contribution to our Catholic ethos which is central to our school

 someone who can inspire, innovate and work with others to problem-solve

 be an outstanding role model

 someone who understands the importance of building good relationships with everyone

 a good sense of humour

Important information:

For more information or for an application pack, please contact our school administrator, Mrs S

Groundwell ( admin@bsf-leeds.co.uk )

For safeguarding and vetting reasons, all applicants are asked to ensure they use the correct and

most up to date application form and check the CES website, which also contains some useful

guidance on how to complete the form. The latest, model application form (Dec 2020 version) can be

found here: http://catholiceducation.org.uk/recruitment-process/item/1000042-model-application-


Furthermore, all applicants are encouraged to make use of the attached job description and personal

specifications, when completing their personal statement in the application form. This is to ensure the

applicants provide relevant details regarding the post they are applying for.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects

all staff and volunteers to share this commitment; as such we will pursue safer recruitment

processes and will verify all references. This post is subject to a DBS check & satisfactory


What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

 A strong inclusive environment where our ethos is central to all we do

 A warm and welcoming school that is unique in its richness and diversity

 A caring, hardworking and dedicated school team who are committed to a child-centred

approach to maximise improvement

 Staff Health and Well-Being programme and support

 Enthusiastic and inquisitive children who are wonderful to work with

 A commitment to strong partnerships between children, parents, school team, governors, the

local parishes and the wider community

 A commitment to continuing professional development and career progression for all

Commitment to safeguarding

At St Francis of Assisi, we are highly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children.
To achieve our commitment, we will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers.

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 s.groundwell@bsf-leeds.co.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School, a Voluntary Academy

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
228 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

We are a primary school setting, part of a MAT trust, St Gregory The Great.
· A visibly Catholic school with Christ at heart, that cherishes everyone
· A school which offers a high-quality inclusive education
· A school in which teaching constantly strives to be better
· A school where the whole community values learning
· A school which promotes independence, motivation and perseverance
· A school in which pupils demonstrate calm and positive behaviour
· A school which sets no ceiling on the expectations of pupil achievement and believes that every child, has the right to feel clever, and achieve greatness.

Arranging a visit to St Francis of Assisi Catholic Primary School, a Voluntary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email s.groundwell@bsf-leeds.co.uk.

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