Class Teacher

St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Benwell, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE15 6JB

Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    5 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    1 July 2022 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Full Time Fixed Term for one year with a view to becoming a permanent position.)


M1 (£25714pa) to UPS 3 (£41604 pa) – depending on level of teaching experience

Class Teacher job summary


Required for September 2022

M1 (£25714pa) to UPS 3 (£41604 pa) – depending on level of teaching experience

The Governing Body are seeking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated and committed class teacher who can make a significant contribution to our school. Applications are welcome from all qualified teachers – regardless of levels of experience.

Governors are seeking to appoint a class teacher who:
• Is a practising Catholic or is a person who is committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education.
• Has a passion for learning and is an outstanding and inspirational teacher with high expectations of children’s learning and behaviour.
• Is willing to listen, learn and work flexibly as part of a very strong and supportive teaching team.

We can offer:
• Happy, confident and motivated children who embrace new challenges.
• A continuously improving, outward looking and forward thinking school.
• A strong Catholic ethos where all are valued.
• A friendly, committed staff and engaging staff who are open to new ideas.
• An active and supportive Governing Body.
• A strong commitment to Continuous Professional Development.

The Governing Body of St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School and the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. An offer of employment would be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks.

St Joseph’s has formally adopted the Diocesan Model Statement on Equal Opportunities to ensure that we assess the best candidate against the criteria provided and do not discriminate on grounds of age, sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin or disability.

Closing date for applications: Friday 1 July at 10.00am
Shortlisting will be held on: Friday 1 July at 2.00pm
Lesson Observation will take place: w/b Monday 4 July
Formal Interviews will take place on: Friday 8 July

Applying for the job

Application packs are available from Miss Haq via the school, by email at All paperwork submitted by e-mail must be signed on interview day.

Supporting documents

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

About St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Benwell

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 236 pupils
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
0191 2739063

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is proudly a part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust. At St Joseph’s we live and learn in faith and love, through Jesus’ teachings. Our school is a family where we support each other and strive to fulfil our full potential.

Arranging a visit to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Benwell

Visits to the school are welcome and can be made by contacting Miss Haq, the School Office Manager, to arrange an appointment.

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