Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle in Partnership with Durham County Council ST Mary’s RCVA Primary School Birch Road, Barnard Castle, DL12 8JR “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me” Philippians 4:13 Full Time Class Teacher – Early Career Teacher Required from September 2022 Initially a 1 year fixed term contract until 31/08/2023 Scale - M1/M2 £25,715-£27,600 St Mary’s RCVA Primary School wish to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher to join the staff of this special school. The role may appeal to candidates seeking their first teaching post or, equally, to recently qualified teachers in their first or second year. We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic teacher who will join our team of highly motivated teachers, support staff and leaders who want our children to love learning and life. This vacancy is open to outstanding early career teachers who are highly motivated and sympathetic to the teaching of the Catholic Church. Our children want a teacher who: is kind, caring and polite; determined and enthusiastic; enjoys being with them and makes learning fun; artistic. Our Staff think you should be: inspirational and committed; cheerful and enthusiastic; compassionate and supportive; a willing team player. Our Governors want a teacher who: is either a practising Catholic or someone who is sympathetic to the ethos of our Catholic school; demonstrates outstanding classroom practice and have a clear understanding of the Primary Curriculum and Assessment; is motivated and has high expectations of themselves and their pupils; has effective interpersonal and organisational skills; is able to work as part of a team dedicated to school improvement. We can offer you: a caring, happy school with a strong Catholic ethos; the opportunity to be part of an outstanding team of friendly and committed staff who are proud of St Mary’s and are always looking to further improve; enthusiastic and well-behaved children who enjoy learning; a warm and welcoming community in which all are dedicated to excellence and improvement. An experienced, supportive team to help you fully develop and thrive as a classroom teacher. The Diocese of Hexham & Newcastle is creating four regional Multi Academy Trusts and St Mary’s RC Primary School are in the process of joining the South MAT, Bishop Hogarth Catholic Education Trust. Visits to the school are encouraged and welcomed by arrangement during w/c 4 th and 25th April. Please contact Mrs Sedgewick on (01833) 637029 to make an appointment, or email [email protected] (please note we are closed for the Easter holidays from 11-22 April). Please visit the school website to download an application pack: https://www.stmarysprimary.durham.sch.uk/about-us/job-vacancies/ The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure Barring Service. Closing date: Shortlisting: Teaching Observation: Interview dates: Wednesday 27th April 4pm Thursday 28th April To be negotiated with shortlisted candidates. 4th and 5th May 2022. Please note this post is not open to job share.