Classroom Teacher (St Oswald's Catholic Primary School, South Shields)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
19/04/2024 12:00
M1 - UPS3
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
St Oswald's Catholic Primary School, South Shields
Number of posts:
Closing date:
19 Apr
Further Information
Salary: M1-UPS3
Start Date: 1st September 2024
Contract: 1 Year Fixed Term
Shift pattern: Full Time
CEO: Mr T.B. Tapping
Headteacher: Mr D. Woodhouse
St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School
‘St Oswald’s is a warm and welcoming school with a tangible sense of community, helping pupils to develop their faith. There is a strong sense of everyone growing in faith together.’ (S48 Diocesan Inspection, November 2017)

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic teacher to join our team of highly motivated teachers, support staff and leaders who care about our children’s academic and pastoral development so that we make a difference to each one of them. The contract is a fixed term post lasting until 31st August 2025.

ECTs and experienced teachers are welcome to apply.

The successful candidate will:-
  • Be a practising Catholic or someone who is sympathetic to the ethos of a Catholic school.
  • Show excellent classroom practice and have a clear understanding of the Primary and Early Years Curriculum and Assessment.
  • Have high expectations of themselves and others.
  • Have effective interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Be able to work as part of a team dedicated to school improvement.

St Oswald’s is part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust which is one of four Trusts in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. The Trust includes five Secondary and twenty-five Primary Schools across South Tyneside, Sunderland and East Durham.
Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with South Tyneside Child Protection Procedures.  Enhanced DBS checks are mandatory for all school staff.
All application documents should be fully completed and submitted by email to tso_info@stoswaldsrc.co.uk by 12pm on 19 April 2024. Shortlisting will be completed on 24 April 2024.  Application forms are required and CV’s will not be accepted. 

For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Mrs L Frey – info@stoswaldsrc.co.uk or (0191) 5367922.


 Interviews will be held on 02 May 2024
Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required to add a written signature to their application when circumstances allow.
The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks. An online search will be completed for all shortlisted candidates.
Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is the Employer