Class Teacher Post 


The Governors and children of St John Southworth RC Primary School wish to appoint an enthusiastic and creative teacher with an up to date knowledge of the national curriculum and the SEND code of practice. This person must be highly motivated, hardworking and committed to their own professional development.

We are a happy and caring school where team work is a real strength. We enjoy teaching a dynamic and vibrant curriculum to our pupils whilst ensuring that the rigour of teaching basic skills is a priority. We continue to be a “good” school (OFSTED November 2021).

We wish to appoint a teacher who;

Relishes the opportunity to be part of our school and parish community

Has knowledge of all primary phases
Has high expectations of learning, achievement and behaviour
Is an outstanding practitioner focused on the children's learning
Is creative and has the ability to inspire our children and staff

Will contribute to the wider life of the school

We offer;

A distinctive Catholic ethos

Wellbeing is at the forefront of all we do for all members of our school community

Excellent peer support and professional development
A rapidly improving school with a dedicated, committed, friendly & hard working staff

The support and guidance of the Head Teacher
Pupils whose behaviour and attitude to learning is outstanding

A wonderful environment that enriches the curriculum

Excellent CPD opportunities
Supportive governors, parents and parish

Wellbeing is at the forefront of all we do for all members of our school

Please note that we will be part of Romero Catholic Trust from 1st July 2023.

Closing date- Thursday 22nd June at Noon.

Proposed interview date- Thursday 29th June 2023


Teaching Post Application Form

Person Specification


Teaching Assistant Level 1 (Temporary)


The children, staff and governing body of St John Southworth RC Primary School are looking to appoint a skilled, enthusiastic and highly motivated Teaching Assistant who will be a role model for our children and support them to achieve the best possible outcomes.

This position is to work within our EYFS class working alongside the class teacher to support quality learning provision and to meet the specific needs of individual children.

The successful candidate will:

Be committed to upholding our school values, nurturing ethos and strong behaviour policy.

Have a passion for supporting learning and development of children.

Experience of supporting a child with additional needs on a 1:1 basis

Have experience of working within an EYFS environment.

Build strong and positive relationships with the children, class teacher and families.

Enhance the learning opportunities for the children.

Work closely with the class teacher to ensure continuity of learning and quality first teaching.

Be committed to whole school life and be willing to support extra-curricular activities and school events.

This will be a fixed term temporary contract from September 2023 until 31 August 2024. (Subject to funding allocation)


Please note that from 1st July 2023 we will be part of Romero Catholic Academy Trust.

The role is 28 hours 45 minutes per week (8:45am-3:30pm)  Closing date 6th July 2023 at Noon; Proposed interview date- 13th July 2023


Welcome Letter

Application Form

Job Description