St Mary’s Lewisham CE Primary School
Vacancy for a Maternity Cover Class Teacher – M1 to M6
Salary details £34,502 - £44,756
The Governing Body of St Mary’s Lewisham CE School wishes to appoint a Class Teacher who will join our outstanding team in October 2023 (we welcome applications from newly qualified and experienced teachers). This position is for Maternity Cover and will therefore be for a Fixed Term of 1 year, ending on the 31^st August 2024. St Mary’s is a small single-form entry school which reflects the warm and diverse community of Lewisham.
St Mary’s has a strong commitment to inclusive practice, our school values and Christian Ethos. These have been recognised in our ‘Excellent’ SIAMS inspection, Values-based Education Quality Mark and Inclusion Quality Mark awards. Our recent Ofsted report recognised that ‘Personal Development at St Mary’s is Outstanding’. We have creative and enthusiastic children who are resilient and eager to learn, alongside a caring and friendly family environment which is fully supported by our Governing Body and our parents.
We are dedicated to ensuring that children of all abilities and backgrounds achieve their very best in everything they do. We are also committed to growing the professional and personal development of all our staff, enabling them to flourish and succeed. This is an excellent opportunity to further your career in a forward thinking and positive school.
We are looking for a successful candidate who will:
- Bring their innovation, enthusiasm and excellent practice to the role
- Be a dedicated professional with excellent subject knowledge and with the ability to inspire children and colleagues
- Set the highest standards for themselves, and be accountable for the standards of teaching and learning and pupil progress
- Work successfully in partnership with parents and our community
- Provide a safe and nurturing environment for our children, promoting their unique gifts
- Be reflective and sympathetic to the Christian ethos of the school
St Mary’s CE Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
Equal Opportunities Statement
St Mary’s CE Primary School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation.
Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, overseas checks and receipt of satisfactory references.
Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment i.e. National Insurance Number, Work Permits or Indefinite Leave to Remain.
Visits are warmly welcomed.
For further details, please contact the school on 0208 690 2613 or email our School Business Manager, Sandra Noble at: email@example.com. To learn more about our school and our amazing children, please visit our website at: http://www.st-marys.lewisham.sch.uk/
Please note that CVs will not be accepted.
References will be requested for those shortlisted prior to interview.
Closing Date: Noon – Tuesday 3rd October 2023
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 9th October 2023
Please send your completed application form plus your Safer Recruitment Form to
Shortlisted candidates will be notified via email.
Due to the expected response, only successful candidates will be contacted.
Application packs can be obtained in the following ways:
By email from firstname.lastname@example.org
By visiting the LB Lewisham website and click on the link below
Or by clicking on the links below:
Safer Recruitment Form
Equal Opportunities Statement