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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

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What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful applicant will be :

A practising Catholic who will demonstrate a living commitment to the Catholic faith and have a clear understanding of the distinctiveness of Catholic education;

An outstanding classroom practitioner who can coach, model and develop staff as well as deliver excellent learning in their own classroom.

Committed as a leader to working in partnership with staff, parents, governors and the wider community; being an effective team member, leading and listening effectively

A strong leader who can significantly contribute to school improvement; offering specific areas of leadership which impact on pupil outcomes

Be able to positively contribute to and maintain the respectful and inclusive ethos of our school

What the school offers its staff

We will offer you:

- A caring school family with a strong Catholic character.

- A balance of opportunity; to teach, as well as sufficient time to manage and lead the school

- Happy, enthusiastic children who are keen to learn and are very proud of their school.

- A friendly and committed team of staff and governors, who have the highest aspiration for all our children.

- Good CPD and coaching opportunities

- Positive partnerships with our families, parish and wider community.

- Support and collaboration from the Mater Ecclesiae Multi-Academy Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.

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About St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Preston

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
355 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01772 796112

We are uniquely different as a Catholic school. Prayer, worship, Gospel values and the celebration of Mass as well as preparation to receive the Sacraments are central to what makes us a Catholic school. Jesus is at the centre of all our work, relationships and dealings with each other.

St Joseph’s is a Good School. (Ofsted September 2019). Its staff and leaders are confident in the strong teaching and learning opportunities they are providing for the children as well as having a clear vision, and direction for further improvement.

The Quality of Education is GOOD, Behaviour and Attitudes are GOOD, Early Years is GOOD and Leadership and Management are GOOD.

We will continue to strive to maintain these high standards for all.

St Joseph’s is a school where everyone is encouraged to achieve their best. But in addition to raising academic achievement, we also aim to develop character, embed important values for life and build confidence and self-esteem. Our aim is to enrich the lives of our children and to provide a breadth of opportunities for everyone.

St Joseph’s has wonderful children who want to learn, and dedicated, caring adults who always put the children first.

The interior of the school is warm and welcoming with big airy classrooms, high quality resources, interactive whiteboards, well stocked ICT equipment and happy, smiling children. We have a large sports hall for P.E lessons and extra-curricular clubs as well as for use by the community. We also have a school hall for assembly, worship and lunchtimes.

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

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email coupland.j@sjps.lancs.sch.uk.

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