Teacher (Maternity Cover) Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

Job description

St Therese of Lisieux Catholic Multi Academy Trust
Teacher (Maternity Cover) required - 19097
Salary MPS 1 – MPS 6 (£23,720 - £35,008) per annum

Maternity Cover (Full time, term time only)
Based at Our Lady of Good Counsel, Sleaford

This is an exciting opportunity to join a newly formed Catholic Multi Academy Trust. St Thérèse of Lisieux CMAT is one of four newly created Catholic Multi Academy Trusts (CMAT’s) in the Diocese of Nottingham, which provides consistent, proactive and high quality support and services to all our head teachers, senior leaders and trustees.

Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary school is a small school located in the town of Sleaford. With 164 children on roll, we promote and cherish our ‘family’ character so can confidently state our school is a happy and caring place to be. With the news of an imminent new arrival to our school family, we are keen to find a special teacher (with appropriate skills, knowledge, talent and ambition) to join our friendly team, in this maternity cover post. Every teacher in the school takes up some level of leadership responsibility, making this an excellent professional development opportunity for those early into their career or more experienced practitioners too.

At Our Lady’s we have small class sizes, excellent resources, well behaved and motivated children and highly supportive families. Information packs and application forms are available via our website: www.our-lady.lincs.sch.uk. If you would like to experience the ethos and atmosphere or our wonderful school, we would warmly welcome your visit. Please contact the school office on 01529 304373 or office.admin@our-lady.lincs.sch.uk.

The successful candidate will:

Be supportive of the Catholic ethos of the school 
Model our values and help us to develop outstanding provision  Be a consistently good teacher with the potential to be outstanding Have a passion for the teaching and learning 
Be committed to raising of standards across Key Stage 1 and 2  Be able to inspire pupils to achieve their full potential

In return we can offer:

The opportunity to work in an ambitious and genuinely inclusive school 
A positive and progressive working environment 
Excellent professional development opportunities 
The opportunity to learn and develop your teaching abilities, an excellent springboard onto further opportunities

If you are interested in applying for the post, application packs are available from our website: - https://www.stlcmat.org.uk/vacancies.

Applications must be submitted by 25th October 2019. Interviews will take place on 30th October 2019.

We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers.

CV’s will not be accepted.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS Disclosure check, prior to employment. The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from as diverse a group as possible.

All shortlisted applicants will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

Completed application forms must be received on the Catholic Education Service (CES) application form and returned to the HR department at vacancies@stl-cmat.org.uk by the closing date.

Essential educational requirements

Evidence of CPD and/or school practice
Knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice of National Curriculum 
Understanding of the requirements of pupils with SEN and EAL

Essential qualifications

Qualified to Degree level 
Qualified Teacher Status 
Experience of teaching in primary education 

Essential skills and experience

High expectations of pupils achievement and behaviour 
Evidence of involvement in curriculum development 
Evidence of experience of subject leadership 
Secure understanding of safeguarding principles and practice

About Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School

The Drove, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7AT
Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Primary School website (opens in a new window)