Part Time Class Teacher (0.6) - Maternity Cover

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/07/2020 13:00
£ MPS (pro rata)
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Closing date:
3 Jul
Further Information

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle
In partnership with Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School
Village Lane, Washington NE38 7HU
Telephone: 0191 9172484

Email: enquiries@wsj.org.uk
Website: www.washingtonstjosephs.com

Headteacher: Mrs J Black NOR: 226

Part Time Class Teacher (0.6) – Maternity Cover
Salary range: MPS (pro rata)
Required from September 2020 until the return of the substantive post holder

The Governors and Headteacher are looking for a dynamic and highly skilled Early Years Teacher to cover maternity leave in our Foundation Stage Team.

The successful applicant must:

• be a practising Catholic or willing to support the Catholic practices of our school
• be an outstanding practitioner
• have a clear understanding of what constitutes outstanding teaching and learning and be able to communicate this to others
• have high expectations of children’s learning, attainment and behaviour
• be committed to the development of an outstanding Early Years curriculum embracing new ideas and developments
• demonstrate a caring attitude towards our children’s academic, personal social and emotional development
• be able to work as part of a dynamic team
• show a commitment to the whole life of the school
• be enterprising, hard-working and professional

Applications from experienced and newly qualified teachers are welcomed.

Usually we would warmly welcome and encourage visits to our school prior to candidates submitting application forms. However in these exceptional circumstances we are happy to arrange a telephone appointment to answer any questions if you would prefer. Please contact, Philippa Swanston via email philippa.swanston@wsj.org.uk to arrange an appointment.

Application forms and further details are available on the school website or by request from the school office, and should be returned to the school address above.

Closing date for applications: 1pm, Friday 3rd July 2020

Interviews: Friday 10th July 2020

Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we wish to ensure you are aware of the purpose for which we are requesting your consent to collect and process the data we have asked you to provide on this application form. For further information on the data we collect and the reasons for this, please refer to the ‘Notes for Applicants’ document.

Additional Information

Equality Monitoring:

Applicants are not required to complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form, however, if they do, they will be helping the school to fulfil its obligations under the Equality Act 2010.

The Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form will be used purely for monitoring and statistical purposes and will not form part of the application or the recruitment process. The persons involved in the recruitment process will not have sight of the completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form.


Insufficient postage occasionally leads to application forms being received after the closing date for application has passed. To avoid this, please ensure that you attach the correct postage to your application. Please be aware we are unable to receive hand-delivered mail outside of current office hours 9:00am - 4:00pm.

Receipt of Application:

Applications are acknowledged by email within three working days of receipt. If you do not receive an acknowledgement within this time, please contact the school enquiries@wsj.org.uk

Emailed applications are acceptable

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the interviews for this position may be remote, therefore if you are able, we would encourage candidates to hand sign any documents which require signature, and then email the scanned version to the school.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.