Class Teacher, Ilkeston, Derbyshire

Closing date:Expiring soon

St Thomas Catholic PrimaryIlkeston, Derbyshire

Date posted:
Start date: January 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Main Pay Scale
Contract term: Temporary

“The school is a joyful and strongly supportive community where the quality of relationships between all colleagues and pupils echoes the mission statement, ‘Work together, play together and serve God’.” (DCI Inspection October 2018)

St Thomas Catholic Voluntary Academy, part of the St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi-Academy Trust, are seeking a talented, committed and caring classroom practitioner to join the staff team from January to cover a maternity leave from 1st January 2019.

The successful candidate will teach in Year 5 class, 2 days per week, on Thursdays and Fridays, and will work alongside the very experienced current deputy headteacher.  

We are looking for an excellent classroom practitioner who has high expectations, can inspire and motivate all learners to achieve their full potential and deliver consistently high quality learning opportunities for all children.

St Thomas’ Catholic Voluntary Academy is a vibrant, well-resourced and happy school with children who are keen to learn and a very friendly and dedicated staff. 

NQTs are welcome to apply.

All candidates must be able to commit to upholding the ethos and values of a Catholic school.  The successful applicant will be expected to sign and abide by the terms and conditions of the Catholic Education Service (CES) contract.

Visits to school are encouraged and welcomed by arrangement, please contact Mrs Pugh, School Office Manager, Telephone: 0115 9320550

How to apply

For more information, an application pack and to apply please visit or email

Closing date:    Wednesday 12th December 2018

Interviews:   Tuesday 18th December 2018

Start Date: January 2019 

The St Ralph Sherwin Catholic Multi Academy 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 subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, medical check, evidence of qualifications plus verification of the right to work in the UK.

The Trust will endeavor to make any necessary reasonable adjustments to the job and the working environment to enable access to employment opportunities for disabled job applicants or continued employment for any employee who develops a disabling condition. 

You do not need to be a Catholic to work in our Trust. There are certain reserved positions, which require someone to be Catholic, i.e. CEO, Headteacher, Deputy Headteacher, Subject Leader/Head of RE and Lay Chaplain but other than that a respect for our ethos and a willingness to participate in what we do is all that is required. 


Job location

More about St Thomas Catholic Primary
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Church View, Allendale, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 4LF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 115 932 0550