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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    26 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

St John’s Church of England Primary School

Class Teacher Person Specification



  • Qualified Teacher status
  • Evidence of continuous INSET and commitment to further professional development


  • Commitment to excellence and the maximising of academic and personal achievement of all pupils.


  • Experience of initiating and leading new developments across the school

Knowledge, understanding and skills

The post holder will have the ability to:

  • Knowledge and experience of the primary curriculum
  • Support the aims and mission statement of this Church School
  • Teach a wide range of subjects across the primary age range.
  • Use, effectively, a variety of teaching and organisational styles and resources including ICT.
  • A willingness to work throughout the Primary School.
  • Monitor, assess, record and report of pupils’ progress
  • Safeguard and promote the safety of children
  • Develop positive relationships with all our children
  • Manage behaviour consistently, positively and successfully
  • the statutory requirements of legislation concerning Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, SEN and Child Protection
  • Ability to set high standards and provide a role model for staff and pupils.
  • To be committed to raising the levels of achievement of children of all abilities
  • Direct support staff effectively
  • Implement whole school policies and procedures

The post holder will have:

  • Enthusiasm and energy and a love of school life
  • A thorough understanding of the National Curriculum
  • A good knowledge of current education issues
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills

Personal characteristics

The post holder will be:

  • Able to keep to deadlines
  • Forward thinking, positive and creative
  • Friendly and cheerful and able to work as part of a team
  • Able to listen to, reflect and act on feedback from stakeholders as appropriate
  • Willingness to take on appropriate delegated tasks relevant to the post

What the school offers its staff

St John’s is a terrific place to work and learn. The school is a large primary school set in a green belt area on the edge of Caterham. Formerly two separate schools, the site is extensive and offers a fantastic learning environment. We have brilliant pupils that dedicate themselves to learn and work hard and our staff are extremely committed and talented.

It is not a requirement for applicants to be a practising Christian. Irrespective of personal beliefs, as part of our school community, our staff support and model our ethos and values. We value and encourage all applications.

Applications should be made by 9am on Monday 26th June. Please email applications to SBM@stjohnscofe.uk Interviews are planned for Friday 30 June or earlier in agreement with the candidate. Short listed candidates will initially be notified by telephone, followed by a letter outlining the arrangements for interviews. In addition to the candidate’s ability to perform the duties of the post, the interview process will explore issues relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

I am sure our newly appointed member of staff will feel extremely welcomed into this friendly community.

You are most welcome to come and visit the school. Please telephone the school to make an appointment or if you require any further information.

Best wishes,

Mr Robert Veale

Head Teacher

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding our children's welfare; all appointments will be subject to a DBS check
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About St John's CofE Aided Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
457 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
Phone number

St John's is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic class teacher with recent relevant teaching experience to join our dedicated and friendly staffing team. We would welcome applications from NQTS and experienced class teachers. We are looking for someone who has the skills to contribute towards creating an outstanding learning experience for our pupils and willing to participate fully in school life. St John’s has extremely friendly and enthusiastic children who love to learn. We have a proven record of school improvement and successful CPD to support all staff at every stage of their career. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. This role is subject to terms and conditions of STPCD (School Teachers Pay and Conditions Document) Please apply by submitting a completed application form and covering letter as soon as possible, by post or email to: sbm@stjohnscofe.uk Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application We are committed to safeguarding our children's welfare; all appointments will be subject to a DBS check

Arranging a visit to St John's CofE Aided Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@stjohnscofe.uk.

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