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  • Start date details

    Ideally by February Half Term

  • Closing date

    15 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 December 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 2 Terms

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Is totally supportive to the school’s Catholic mission and aims
  • Recent relevant in service training in current educational practice
  • Thorough knowledge of the current Primary Curriculum
  • Willingness to undertake further training and development
  • Successful whole class teaching experience (during or post training)
  • Expertise in teaching and learning within all stages of Primary School Education
  • Good working knowledge of the EYFS Curriculum and Assessment Methods
  • Willing and able to demonstrate good practice, setting high expectations
  • Experience of differentiated teaching methods (during or post training)
  • Awareness and understanding of different learning styles
  • Excellent classroom practitioner skills
  • Ability to effectively manage challenging behaviour
  • Ability to organise and manage time and resources effectively
  • Ability to work effectively in teams
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Knowledge of and ability to use a range of assessment for learning; formative and summative assessment
  • Excellent use of IT
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability

  • High level of enthusiasm and energy
  • Has recent Child Protection training
  • Awareness and understanding of Equal Opportunities and Safeguarding

  • Professional conduct at all times
  • Good sense of humour

What the school offers its staff

St. Bernadette’s was rated ‘Good’ by OFSTED in June 21.

In September 2021, St. Bernadette’s became part of the St. John Bosco Catholic Academy,as part of the Archdiocesan Academisation Strategy and joined forces with seven other Catholic schools and we are well supported by the Central Team, whose vision is to

  • Attract, recruit and retain our best people
  • Develop, nurture and grow talent
  • Provide an environment for people to grow
  • Spiritual development and nourishment

By joining St. Bernadette’s Catholic Primary School, you will be part of a small School where staff members are able to know each child individually and uniquely.

We foster values of courtesy, good behaviour, consideration and individual responsibility, we offer a high level of challenge accompanied by high levels of support so that all can achieve. Through learning, living and praying as part of the Catholic community, we will help every child appreciate their own God given gifts and talents.

You will have:

  • well-behaved children
  • a supportive and committed governing body which acts effectively as a critical friend
  • a dedicated staff who are committed to school improvement
  • a school which enjoys strong links with the parish

Commitment to safeguarding

St Bernadette’s is committed to the highest standards in protection and safeguarding the children entrusted in our care.

Our school will support all children by:
Promoting a caring, safe and positive environment within the school.
Encouraging self-esteem and self-assertiveness.
Effectively tackling bullying and harassment.

We recognise that some children may be the victims of neglect, physical, sexual or emotional abuse.

At St Bernadette’s to protect our children, we aim to:

Create an atmosphere where all our children can feel secure, valued and listened to.
Recognise signs and symptoms of abuse.
Respond quickly, appropriately and effectively to cases of suspected abuse.

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About St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
156 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01543 452921

St. Bernadette's is a Catholic Primary School offering full–time education for Reception to Year 6 (4-11 year olds) and we are part of the St. John Bosco Catholic Academy Company (MAC). Situated about a mile from Brownhills High Street in a pleasant location, with attractive grounds. The School comes under the authority of the Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham and Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council/Walsall Children’s Services.

The School has been providing Catholic education in Brownhills since 1972 and is situated in grounds comprising two playing fields. The School has a maximum annual intake of 30. Currently there are six classes.

The School is deemed a small School and as such staff members are able to know each child individually and uniquely. Each child is regarded as a child of God with his/her own self-worth and dignity, which the School aims to recognise, foster and develop throughout his/her time at St. Bernadette's.

Arranging a visit to St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email smoran@stbernadette.walsall.sch.uk.

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