Year 1 Classroom Teacher

St Joseph's Catholic Primary Voluntary AcademyDerbyshire

School: St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School, Langwith Junction

Contract type: Full time;

Contract Term: Permanent 

Salary: M1-M6

Start Date: 31 August 2021

Closing Date: Friday 21 May 2021, 9.00am


Required from September, a committed classroom Teacher for Y1 to join the dedicated staff team of this Outstanding School.

We will offer you:

• A strong Catholic ethos

• An opportunity to work in an outstanding school (Ofsted 2017)

• A leadership team focused on school improvement

• A supportive team of staff and Governors 

• Highly motivated, friendly and well behaved children

• Supportive parents


The successful applicant will be someone who:

• Is a practising Catholic, or is supportive of the Catholic Ethos of the school

• Has experience of teaching in KS1

• Is an excellent classroom teacher, committed to raising attainment

• Is a creative and innovative practitioner

• Works collaboratively as part of a team


The Trust and St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks are required for successful applicants. 

Our Trust strives to be a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We are committed to cultivating an equitable working environment where staff treat one another with dignity and respect and where every individual can fulfil their potential. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs. This includes those of all faiths, the Catholic faith and those without a faith who are supportive of the Trust’s Catholic character and Christian ethos. This diversity is fundamental to our values and enriches the lives of the students within our schools.

We are a Disability Confident Committed employer and welcome applications from people with a disability or long-term health condition.

Closing date: Friday 21 May 2021 (9.00 am)

About Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust

Our school is part of the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust which brings together the 21 Catholic Primary and Secondary schools in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire.  Our priority is to ensure the very best Catholic Education for all young people in our community, whatever their circumstances. We will achieve this together, through a strategic approach to sharing best practice, effective challenge and support from a central standards and performance team and opportunities for high quality Continuing Professional Development offered by the CMAT’s teaching school, The Nottingham Catholic Teaching School Alliance.

Why work for the Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Multi-Academy Trust?

• Access to first class CPD opportunities. We also work in partnership with Nottingham Teaching School Alliance to deliver meaningful and relevant CPD. Our Leadership Academy identifies and develops future leaders.

• Genuine opportunities for career progression - with 21 academies in our family, and 84 academies across the Diocese, opportunities for career progression are a reality.

• Professional assistance - you will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential, independent and unbiased information and guidance 24/7. If clinically advisable, it also offers face-to-face counselling sessions.

• Pension - automatic enrolment into the Teachers’ Pension Scheme with 23.68% employer contributions, or to the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff, one of the most competitive on the market, with employer contributions of above 20% in most cases.

• Terms and Conditions - we have committed to following nationally agreed terms and conditions for pay for both teachers and support staff.

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