St Austin’s Catholic Primary School,

A Voluntary Academy
Back Duke of York Street, Wakefield WF1 3PF
Telephone: 01924 339435

Required for September 2018
A permanent Class Teacher in Early Years UFS
Salary MPS/UPS

For a suitable candidate a TLR for RE is available (£2667 per annum)

The successful applicant will work as part of a team of dedicated teachers and support staff, who share planning and delivery of the curriculum in our Upper Foundation Stage unit.

The Academy Council is seeking to appoint an excellent classroom teacher who wishes to develop professionally within a caring and supportive environment. This is an outstanding opportunity and applications are invited from both newly qualified and experienced teachers interested in joining our successful teaching team.

St Austin’s is a vibrant, happy school with a positive approach to learning and behaviour and serves the parish communities of St Austin’s and St Peter & St Paul’s in Wakefield. Significant investment over a number of years in Early Years provision has allowed us to develop exciting and engaging provision areas both indoors and outdoors.

We are looking to appoint someone who:
• is a practising Catholic or who is sympathetic to the mission and ethos of the Catholic Church
• is an excellent role model who is able to promote the gospel values of the church
• has good organisational skills
• has creative approaches to learning
• who enjoys taking risks, embraces change, challenges the status quo, thinks creatively and believes in teamwork and collaboration
• has a good sense of humour and sense of fun
• is hard working and enthusiastic
• is ambitious for our children and committed to raising standards, and believes in the potential of all children to succeed and achieve

We can offer you:
• a welcoming, happy and caring school community
• support from experienced UFS and KS1 Leaders
• an opportunity for support to develop good skills in this area of school
• dedicated, enthusiastic and supportive colleagues
• happy and well-motivated children
• excellent opportunities for your CPD
• a network of support as part of a very strong partnership with other Catholic primary and high schools within the Bishop Konstant Catholic Academy Trust.

Applications must be submitted using the CES application form which is available on line at and should be returned to Mr K Flood, the Headteacher at the school.

Closing date for application is 12 noon Friday 16th March 2018.
An application pack is also available on the school website at
Visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged. If you would like to visit the school prior to application, please ring the above number to make arrangements.

Closing date: Friday 16th March 2018
Interviews to be held: Week commencing Monday 19th March 2018