Class Teacher (with Subject Leader Responsibility) (MPS1-MPS6)


Start Date:         September 2024

Contract Type:  Full time / 12 month initial Fixed Term contract (view to permanent)

Candidates:       ECT upwards

Pay Scale:          MPS1-MPS6


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The Board of Directors, in partnership with the Archdiocese of Birmingham and the Local Governing Body are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated and inspirational teacher to join our friendly, hard-working and dedicated team. The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work as part of either the EYFS, KS1 or KS2 team and be committed to providing high quality learning experiences for all children.

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School prides itself on our strong team ethos and our exciting immersive curriculum. We are a one-form entry primary school in the Nechells area of Birmingham.

The successful candidates will, not only be part of the St Joseph’s family, but will also have supportive and inspiring colleagues across the St Teresa of Calcutta MAC and the Caritas Christi in Urbe group of schools, as well as access to a range of CPD and career development opportunities.


The successful applicants will:

  • Be supportive of the Catholic Ethos of the school;
  • Be energetic and highly motivated teachers, with EYFS, KS1 or KS2 experience;
  • Have high expectations of themselves and our children;
  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner and positive role model for all members of the school community;
  • Be committed to raising standards of achievement for all;
  • Have the ability to form positive relationships with children, parents and staff.


We will offer you:

  • A school that is committed to improvement;
  • A warm and friendly environment;
  • A dedicated team of supportive and friendly staff;
  • Enthusiastic children;
  • A commitment to your professional development;
  • Subject Leadership;
  • Career progression.


Visit to the school prior to submitting an application are warmly invited and encouraged. Please call the school to arrange this.

Visits are encouraged for week beginning the 13th May 2024 and 20th May 2024


Key dates

Closing date: 12:00pm – Tuesday 4th June 2024

Shortlisting: Wednesday 5th June 2024

Interview Date: Friday 14th June 2024


Please note references will be applied for after shortlisting takes place and a Google Internet search

Shortlisted Candidates will be notified by 6th June 2024

Further details are available by contacting the school.


Application forms and supplementary documents are available to download below or by contacting the school office on 0121-464-8140. Only CES application forms will be accepted. All sections of the CES application form and relevant supplementary documents must be completed.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In accordance with Safer Recruitment guidelines, references will be taken up before interview, identity checks undertaken and if shortlisted a Google Internet search will be conducted. Any offer of employment to the above posts will be subject to receipt of a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service. All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.

Our school Child protection and safeguarding policy can be found here.

Application Forms
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Supporting Documents  
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Safeguarding Statement

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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