Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School

A Voluntary Academy

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KS2 Class Teacher

Maternity Cover

Required from 4th January 2021

Sacred Heart Catholic Voluntary Academy is looking to appoint an outstanding Lower KS2 class teacher to join our team.


We are looking for:

  • An enthusiastic, highly motivated, energetic, creative and innovative teacher who works with pace and challenge
  • A high expectation for teaching and learning for learners of all abilities
  • Someone who is forward thinking, creative, receptive to change and able to work professionally with the team
  • A practising Catholic or someone supportive of the Catholic ethos of the school and who will commit to the wider life of the school
  • A commitment to safeguarding and promotion of the welfare of children
  • A commitment to working in partnership with parents and other professionals
  • A teacher with a passionate belief in the inclusion of all children and the ability to respond to the challenge of inclusion
  • A commitment to ongoing professional development
  • An individual who has the skills required for effective team and partnership work


In return we can offer

  • A strong Catholic ethos (S48 – Outstanding)
  • A dynamic and proven leadership team, supportive of high quality staff members
  • An opportunity to be part of a supportive and collaborative staff team
  • An aspirational school that is striving to be outstanding (Ofsted Good - February 2020)
  • Well-motivated, well behaved and enthusiastic children who are eager to learn
  • A hard working and committed staff team
  • Strong relationships with parents, parish and wider community
  • A committed and supportive governing body
  • The opportunity to work with children from a wide range of backgrounds, cultures and experiences
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to the aspirations of our amazing pupils and families
  • A commitment to your continued professional development
  • An opportunity to play a pivotal role in the school’s future development


Visits to the school are currently not possible due to the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, but Mr Masley (Headteacher) is happy to discuss the vacancy in greater detail beforehand. To make an appointment to speak to Mr Masley please contact the school by email or telephone.

Applications from Catholic and Non-Catholic teachers, who would support the ethos and teachings of the Catholic Church, would be welcome. Appointments made are subject to a DBS checks as part of our rigorous approach to safeguarding our children in the appointments process. Apply using the CES application form uploaded to eteach or emailed directly to the Business Manager, Mr Hubbard, at


Closing date: Noon Friday 4th December 2020

Shortlisting: Monday 7th December 2020

Interviews: Thursday 10th December 2020

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