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
For more information or for an application pack, please contact our school administrator, Mrs S
Groundwell ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
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
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
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.
SAFEGUARDING IS EVERYONE’S RESPONSIBILITY!
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Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to email@example.com
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