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Class Teacher – KS3 Art – St Joseph’s Middle School

Grade: MPS 1-6 / UPS 1-3

Full time / Fixed Term

Closing date: 19th November 2021


Joseph’s Roman Catholic Middle School is part of Bishop Wilkinson Catholic Education Trust is a family of 5 secondary schools and 32 primary schools from across Gateshead, Sunderland, Durham and Northumberland, in the west of the Diocese. The Trust will expand to 37 schools by the end of 2021 and reach a total of 48 schools by 2022.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated teacher to join St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Middle School on a fixed term basis until 31st August 2022, two days per week (Wednesday and Thursday).

We are looking for a teacher who will:

  • Be passionate about teaching and learning, ensuring that every child reaches their potential.
  • Be an outstanding classroom practitioner with high expectations of pupils’ behaviour and achievements.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and a commitment to working as part of a team.
  • Be supportive of the Catholic Ethos of the school.
  • Be a dedicated, motivated and skillful teacher who is passionate and reflective about learning and teaching.
  • Be creative, enthusiastic, flexible and work well as part of a team.
  • Have the ability to drive and accelerate progress.
  • Key stage 2 and 3.

We can offer:

  • A strong Catholic ethos where everyone is valued.
  • Enthusiastic and friendly children who are keen to learn.
  • A strong commitment to continuous professional development with a network of support from Education Gateshead and the Trust.
  • Supportive and committed Governors and parents.
  • The chance to be innovative in supporting improvement within our school.

How to apply

Please complete an online application via https://bishopwilkinsoncetrust.postingpanda.uk/. Please note that restrictions on visiting our school are still in force due to COVID-19.

Closing date:  19th November 2021

Shortlisting:  22nd November 2021

Interviews to be held: 26th November 2021

Only applications received on the CES application form will be considered for shortlisting.

The board and the Diocese are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

 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.

 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.

 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.  Original documents should be signed as soon as circumstances allow.