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  • Earliest start date

    17 April 2023

  • Latest start date

    7 April 2024

  • Closing date

    27 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 March 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 17.04.2023-31.08.2023

Full-time equivalent salary

28000 - 33850 (M1-M4)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main purpose of the job:

• Have the Catholic ethos of the school firmly at the heart of their role
• Be responsible for the learning and achievement of all pupils in the class
• Be responsible and accountable for achieving the highest possible standards in work and conduct
• Treat pupils with dignity, building relationships rooted in mutual respect, and at all times observing proper boundaries appropriate to a teacher’s professional position
• Work proactively and effectively in collaboration and partnership with learners, parents/carers, governors, other staff and external agencies in the best interests of pupils

• Take responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school

Person Specification
Have the Catholic Ethos firmly at the very heart of their role
Experience of working within a school environment is essential.
Experience of working in a Catholic school is desirable.
A practising Catholic is preferred.
Honours degree or Foundation Degree
Training in relevant strategies.

What the school offers its staff

St Mark’s Catholic Primary Schools (Birmingham) is:

  • Voluntary Catholic Academy that is part of the St John Bosco Catholic Academy together with, St Chad’s Catholic Primary School, Sedgley, Bishop Milner Catholic College in Dudley, St Mary’s Catholic Primary School Wednesbury, St John Bosco Catholic Primary School West Bromwich, St Bernadette’s Walsall, St Joseph’s Catholic Primary Dudley and Stuart Bathurst Catholic Secondary School Wednesbury.
  • Judged as ‘Outstanding’ in our most recent RE, Collective Worship and Catholic Life Inspection and has a very strong Catholic ethos and excellent Parish links. -Judged as ‘Outstanding’ in all areas in our most recent Ofsted (July 2012)
  • The school is popular and over-subscribed and has a friendly and caring atmosphere.
  • The school is a one form entry Catholic school.
  • St Mark’s provides a happy and safe environment where everyone, children and adults alike, is given the chance to flourish.
  • The successful applicant will be required to respect, preserve and develop the quality and distinctive culture of our Catholic school and will be required to sign a Catholic Education Service contract.
  • A practising Catholic is preferred.
  • St. Mark’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; therefore, this post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) criminal background check before taking up post.
  • St. Mark’s is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of any protected characteristic."

Commitment to safeguarding

At St. Mark’s Catholic Primary School, we take Safeguarding very seriously and we feel it is important that we work together with parents, carers, families and agencies to help to keep all the children at school safe and well.
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About St Mark's Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0121 357 9892

St. Mark’s Catholic Primary School is a large school at the heart of its community. We currently have 210 pupils on our roll. We are a one form entry school with up to 30 pupils in each year group. We have a very large site that offers our pupils an exceptional environment in which to learn. We have a large playing field, two play ‘jungle’ areas, two large playgrounds and an outdoor classroom for learning.

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