11 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    9 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 12 Months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of this successful, well-respected church school are looking to appoint an inspirational teacher to join us at St Philip’s CofE Primary School. Our church school is an inspiring, stimulating and creative centre of learning with an ethic of excellence at its core. It provides a safe and inclusive environment where people care for others and for their shared environment. Our mission statementWhat God has created, we nurture and celebrate in His love,is the driving force behind all we do.

We are looking for the right someone to become a member of our committed team from September 2023 to cover a maternity cover vacancy. We are seeking an experienced, hard-working, proactive and committed professional to join us in our work to improve outcomes for our children. You should be a resilient classroom teacher who will support, challenge and work with us all as we take our school into its next stages of growth and development.

For more information about our school, please visit our website at: https://www.stphilipsprimaryschool-litherland.co.uk/

The position advertised is for a year’s contract to commence in September 2023 and ending on 31st August 2024. The position is full time and will be in a year 3 class. We currently do not have the capacity to support an ECT and are seeking a teacher with some experience.

Applications close on: Friday 9th June at 12:00pm. Shortlisting will take place on Friday 9th June 2023.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a lesson observation in year 3 and to complete a planning task on Wednesday 14th June 2023. Successful candidates will be called to interview on a date to be confirmed.

Applications should be made on the attached application form and should also be submitted with a supporting letter to admin.stphilipslitherland@schools.sefton.gov.uk . Both should be submitted with no errors.

What the school offers its staff

At St Philip’s, we celebrate the uniqueness of each child. We pride ourselves on the inclusive nature of our school. Supportive and positive relationships between children, staff, governors, parents and the wider community mean that our children are fully supported in all they do. A deep sense of community is a particular strength of our school. Lifelong learning is deeply valued and we love to celebrate each other’s successes.

We are very proud of our school, but above all, we are proud to serve the children and families of Litherland, offering the very best educational experiences so every child can find ‘the winner within’. Being a smaller school, we know our children and their families well.We enjoy close links with St Philip’s Church community who play an active role in our school. We also work closely with other local schools in the area to ensure that our schools benefit from collaboration with other professionals.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to admin.stphilipslitherland@schools.sefton.gov.uk

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About St Philip's Church of England Controlled Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
200 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
0151 9281483

Arranging a visit to St Philip's Church of England Controlled Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin.stphilipslitherland@schools.sefton.gov.uk.

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