6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    28 August 2024

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS (Outer London)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Main purpose

The teacher will:

  • Fulfil the professional responsibilities of a teacher, as set out in the School Teachers’ Pay and Conditions Document
  • Meet the expectations set out in the Teachers’ Standards

Duties and responsibilities


Plan and teach well-structured lessons to assigned classes, following the school’s plans, curriculum and schemes of work

Assess, monitor, record and report on the learning needs, progress and achievements of assigned pupils, making accurate and productive use of assessment

Adapt teaching to respond to the strengths and needs of pupils

Set high expectations which inspire, motivate and challenge pupils

Promote good progress and outcomes by pupils

Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

Participate in arrangements for preparing pupils for external tests

Whole-school organisation, strategy and development

Contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of the school’s policies, practices and procedures, so as to support the school’s vision and values

Make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school

Work with others on curriculum and pupil development to secure co-ordinated outcomes

Health, safety and discipline

Promote the safety and wellbeing of pupils

Maintain good order and discipline among pupils, managing behaviour effectively to ensure a good and safe learning environment

Professional development

Take part in the school’s appraisal procedures

Take part in further training and development in order to improve own teaching

Take part in the appraisal and professional development of others, where appropriate


Communicate effectively with pupils and parents

Working with colleagues and other relevant professionals

Collaborate and work with colleagues and other relevant professionals within and beyond the school

Develop effective professional relationships with colleagues

Personal and professional conduct

Uphold public trust in the profession and maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school

Have proper and professional regard for the ethos, policies and practices of the school, and maintain high standards of attendance and punctuality

Understand and act within the statutory frameworks setting out their professional duties and responsibilities


Work in line with statutory safeguarding guidance (e.g. Keeping Children Safe in Education, Prevent) and our safeguarding and child protection policies

Work with the designated safeguarding lead (DSL) to promote the best interests of pupils, including sharing concerns where necessary

Promote the safeguarding of all pupils in the school

Please note that this is illustrative of the general nature and level of responsibility of the role. It is not a comprehensive list of all tasks that the teacher will carry out. The postholder may be required to do other duties appropriate to the level of the role, as directed by the Head teacher.

What the school offers its staff

  • An outstanding school with high-achieving, well-behaved and courteous children who are confident and eager to learn;
  • Strong Church and community links;
  • Supportive parents and a supportive Governing Body;
  • An inclusive, diverse, successful and happy school that puts children first;
  • A strong leadership team who have a clear strategic direction.

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

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 general.info@st-james.bromley.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About St James' Roman Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
218 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
0208 4678167

Arranging a visit to St James' Roman Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email general.info@st-james.bromley.sch.uk.

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