5 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    27 August 2024

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week / 52 weeks per year

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed Term until 25th August 2025

Pay scale

Band M1- M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

St Thomas Aquinas Trust would like to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic KS2 Class Teacher to our thriving and happy school.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational and creative KS2 teacher for our pupils. St John Fisher CVA is a vibrant, high achieving and friendly school. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and caring teacher to join our team.

At St John Fisher, we believe every child is a child of God and has a great future ahead of them. We are a family of faith who live by faith preparing children to become independent and prepared for whatever life has in store for them. We are a small, happy school which promotes a love of knowledge and a culture of learning. We focus on building self-esteem and confidence so that success can be achieved spiritually, morally and academically. We are committed to high attainment for all learners regardless of ability or aptitude.

While this is a full-time teaching post, we are also open to applications from candidates who are interested in exploring a part-time KS2 teaching role.

The person appointed will be able to demonstrate the ability to:

• Be aspirational and positive in their approach to removing the barriers which face young people
• Possess an impressive presence and be an excellent practitioner of working in KS2
• Show initiative and be self-motivated
• Have high expectations of what can be achieved
• Display a good sense of humour and play a role within the wider school community

We will offer:

• Creative, happy and enthusiastic pupil
• A strong Catholic ethos where everyone is valued
• CPD opportunities to ensure that you are successful
• Committed, hardworking and dedicated staff
• A welcoming, caring and supportive environment

What the school offers its staff

Why work for the St Thomas Aquinas Multi Academy Trust?

  • Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 23 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.
  • Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.
  • Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.
  • Electric Car Scheme – access to our new electric dreams car scheme, in partnership with Octopus Energy
  • Childcare – If you have children that attend before/after school at one of the 23 schools in our Trust, that provide their own provision, as an employee you will be able to access this resource for free.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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About Saint John Fisher Catholic Voluntary Academy, Wigston, Leicestershire

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
209 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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School location

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