11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    31 August 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 May 2021 at 9:00 am

  • Date listed

    30 April 2021

Job details

Job role
Teacher, Suitable for NQTs
Subject
Primary
Working pattern
Will consider full-time, part-time
Contract type
Permanent
Salary
MPS/UPS

Job summary

Required for August 2021, an enthusiastic and highly motivated classroom practitioner with the ability to motivate and challenge pupils.

At The Good Shepherd we work very hard to encourage our children to feel secure, happy and enthusiastic about themselves and their learning. We strive to help them develop as individuals, as independent learners and to achieve their full potential and beyond within an exciting, caring and supportive Catholic environment. We are a very inclusive school and aim to provide the very best Catholic education for all our children.

Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust, a family of 21 academies within the Catholic Diocese of Nottingham. Your employer will be Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust.

Applicants should:
• possess QTS
• be able to inspire and enthuse pupils
• be caring, supportive and have a willingness to share and deliver the school’s Mission
• be committed to achieving excellent results for all pupils
• be able successfully to implement strategies for raising achievement and ensuring effective teaching and learning
• possess the ability to motivate and inspire confidence
• work well within a team and with parents and carers as well as pupils
• have good communication skills

We can offer:
• wonderful pupils who have a passion for learning and deserve the very best
• a team of talented, highly committed and supportive teachers and teaching assistants
• an opportunity to work as part of a highly motivated team, with strong leadership and a clear vision for the school and its pupils
• an exciting, happy and well organised working environment with excellent facilities situated in the heart of Woodthorpe in Nottinghamshire
• a commitment to outstanding CPD opportunities for all staff through the Trust’s Teaching School Alliance

We are a welcoming and inclusive school and are happy to accept applications from teachers of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the school’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.
The Trust and The Good Shepherd Catholic Voluntary Academy are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants.

We value equality and diversity and welcome applications from all sectors of the community including those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the school’s Catholic character and Christian ethos.

Details of this post and an application form are available on our website www.ololcatholicmat.co.uk/vacancies

Completed application forms (and associated documents) to be emailed to vacancies@ololcmat.co.uk

About Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust

Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire. Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s teaching school, The Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance.

Why work for the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust?
• Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
• Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 21 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
• Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
• Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions.
• Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.

For more information about our Trust and our vacancies, please visit www.ololcatholicmat.co.uk/vacancies

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Employee benefits

• Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.
• Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 21 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
• Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.
• Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions.
• Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.

Applying for the job

Complete the Catholic Education Service Application form and email to vacancies@ololcmat.co.uk

More on how to apply

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic
Education phase
Primary
School size
410 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Ofsted report
View Ofsted report
Contact email
vacancies@ololcmat.co.uk
Contact phone number
0115 851 5454

About The Good Shepherd Catholic Primary, Arnold

The Good Shepherd Primary Catholic Voluntary Academy opened in 1951. Located Woodthorpe, Nottingham, it is a larger than average primary school, serving more 400 children the area. school was judged ‘outstanding’ its latest Diocesan Canonical inspection and currently rated ‘good’ by Ofsted. Gospel message focus of life, not only prayer celebration, but through actions, relationships, learning opportunities play. believes Whole Child Approach to strives create an environment where every member community feels safe, loved, valued, respected challenged can therefore go on experience success. sets high standards expectations for pupils instils everyone desire fulfil their potential achieve life goals. A broad balanced curriculum offered, enriched with visitors, trips, events activities inspire each child joy learning. nurtures develops unique individual talents provides memories that sustain beyond time at helps equip them later life. proud strong community, supportive staff, governors parents values close links parish priests Church, Woodthorpe. lively, thriving nurturing which enjoy growing presence God.

School location

Somersby Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 4LT

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