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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 Year in first instance

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body of St Philip’s Catholic Primary School would like to appoint a highly motivated Teacher to join our successful, dedicated and committed team working as a class teacher.

Our children want a Class Teacher who:

  • is kind and caring
  • listens to them
  • enjoys being with them and has a sense of humour
  • has good ideas for making learning 'fun'

Our staff think you should be:

  • cheerful and enthusiastic
  • sensitive and supportive
  • interested in developing the talents and skills of all at St Philip's
  • a team player
  • open to learning
  • a hard worker
  • has clear vision, energy and commitment to all aspects of school life

Our governors want someone who:

  • is a practising Catholic who or someone who supports the vision for a highly effective and successful Catholic School
  • can build strong partnerships with parents, our Parish and the school community
  • is able to make a difference to our children
  • is able to support school life beyond the classroom
  • has high expectations and a strong commitment to raising standards

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • a Christ-centered community
  • happy, well behaved children
  • an experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated staff
  • a well-resourced and attractive working environment
  • very supportive parents
  • a highly committed and active Governing Body
  • experienced school leaders with a track record of school development and staff development

Further details about the role

Informal visits to school are extremely welcome and encouraged, to make an appointment, please contact the school office to speak to our Executive Headteacher Mr Pete McQuillen Strong, or email Annie Kinder annie.kinder@st-philips.org

Application packs and further information can be found on the vacancy section of our school website or please e-mail Annie kinder our School Business Manager to request an application pack. Please note, only the Catholic Education Service application forms included in the pack, specifically for St Philip’s Catholic Primary School, must be used and not the LA form.

Completed forms should be returned to the Executive Headteacher by post or via e-mail to: annie.kinder@st-philips.org

Deadline for applications: Noon Tuesday 12th March 2024

Shortlisting: Wednesday 13th March 2024

Interviews: Monday 18th March 2024

The Governing Body and Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and vulnerable adults and the School SLT must ensure the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard them. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders act 1974 and therefore will be subject to an enhanced check (with Barred List) from the Disclosure and Barring Service. St Philip’s Catholic Primary School safeguards and protects its students and staff and is committed to respond in accordance with Leeds Local Safeguarding Board procedures.

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.

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About St Philip's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
246 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

St Philip's is a one form entry Primary School and Nursery in the South of Leeds

Arranging a visit to St Philip's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email annie.kinder@st-philips.org.

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