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  • Start date details

    April/May 2023

  • Closing date

    17 April 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    16 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,148 - £26,390

Pay scale

Band 6 £16,981.42 - £18,558.04 Pro Rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Have knowledge and understanding of Christian faith.
  • Be comfortable working in a Catholic School.
  • Good basic education to GCSE level in literacy and numeracy, or the equivalent (Grade 4/C.
  • Contribute to a range of teaching, learning and pastoral activities.
  • Plan, monitor and assess.
  • Take responsibility, with minimum supervision, for delivering work programmes over an extended period to groups of children with complex needs.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills both written and spoken.
  • Demonstrate good ICT skills.
  • Work independently and as part of a team.
  • Calm under pressure.
  • Maintains confidentiality.
  • Enthusiastic.
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of situations.
  • Shows initiative.
  • Be able to stand and take responsibility for a class.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the needs of young children; child development and the ways in which children learn; the roles played by various adults in a child’s education; behaviour management strategies.
  • Have awareness of policies and procedures relating to child protection, health and safety, equal opportunities, confidentiality and safeguarding.
  • Knowledge and understanding of other cultures from personal experience.

What the school offers its staff

As a Christ-centred learning community we have a passion for developing the individual God given gifts which we are bestowed. We seek to improve curiosity, creativity and a passion for life long learning. In an environment with high standards and an atmosphere of order, discipline and respect. Our faith identity is not an add on but permeates all aspects of life at St Edmund’s allowing individual, spiritual development in a positive family, where

tolerance, love and mutual respect, a zest for learning are some of our guiding principles.

Commitment to safeguarding

In line with Safer Recruitment guidance, we DO NOT accept CV’s.

The school is committed to safeguarding and the promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of appointment

As part of our Safer Recruitment guidance social media profiles will be checked upon appointment.

As we are unable to offer a sponsorship, we can only accept applications from candidates that already have the right to work in the UK.

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About St Edmund's Catholic School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1120 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

St Edmund’s is a popular Voluntary Aided secondary school in the heart of Portsmouth and serves a wide area. It is an Outstanding school (Ofsted 2016 and 2022) serving a diverse population.

Arranging a visit to St Edmund's Catholic School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@saintedmunds.org.uk.

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