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Class TeacherRef: DON/17/00700

Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council, SCHOOLS
PRIMARY
Based at: St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School
Salary details: MPS/UPS £22,917 - £38,633 
Job details: 32.5 Hours, Full Time, Permanent
Closing date: 24 November 2017
Interview date:
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St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School

Roberts Road, Balby, Doncaster, DN4 0JN

Tel: 01302 344678

Web: www.xavier.doncaster.sch.uk

Email: admin@xavier.doncaster.sch.uk

Executive Headteacher: Mrs B. Nesbit

Chair of Governors: Fr Kieran Fletcher 

Required as soon as possible. 

The Governing Body is fully committed to safeguarding and to promoting the safety and welfare of all our young people. There is a firm expectation that all staff will be accountable in sharing this commitment actively. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

The school: 

  • An Ofsted rating of ‘Requires Improvement’ (May 2016);
  • A close partnership with our parish and the Diocese of Hallam;
  • Strong links with both Diocesan and local schools and academies;
  • The school is seeking to strengthen the teaching and leadership team to make rapid progress in preparation for the next inspection;
  • The school has a challenging context but will be a great opportunity for further Professional Development;
  • New leadership structure and an exciting time to be part of a new model. 

St Francis Xavier Catholic Primary School is situated close to Doncaster town centre with close links with the A1 and other major motorway routes. 

The governors are seeking to appoint a Year 4 teacher for as soon as possible.

The post is an exciting opportunity to be a great class teacher without additional responsibilities if so wished but equally leadership will be nurtured. The potential for additional recruitment and retention points will be considered for the right candidate. NQTs welcome to apply. 

The successful candidate will: 

  • support fully our Catholic ethos, vision and values
  • demonstrate a passion for teaching
  • be an excellent and experienced practitioner
  • possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • be creative in inspiring, nurturing and motivating our children and staff
  • have high expectations regarding pupils’ progress, achievement and behaviour
  • Prepared to be hardworking and well organised!
  • be committed to achieving the best outcome for every child
  • support the implementation of the Post Ofsted Action Plan in order to ensure consistency of practice, standards and expectations
  • be prepared to engage actively and fully with the wider life of school
  • have relevant experience in teaching Key Stage 2. 

We can offer:

  • an exciting opportunity to work in a school that is striving to be the best it can be
  • opportunities to engage with colleagues in partner schools
  • a Governing Body committed fully to supporting all staff in order to drive and sustain school improvement
  • wonderful and well behaved children
  • a well -resourced school
  • support from its partner school, Holy Family Catholic Primary School
  • a forward thinking school committed to being the best it can be. 

Application packs are available on request. The CES application form must be completed as agreed by the Diocese of Hallam. Visits are welcomed and encouraged. If you would like to visit or have any questions please contact the Assistant Headteacher: Joseph.O'Connor@xavier.doncaster.sch.uk

Closing Date : November 24th 2017

Interviews: November 27th 2017

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a Disclosure and Barring Service records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check

We are committed to the equality of opportunity in the services provided to customers and all aspects of employment. We warmly welcome applications from all sectors of the community. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed. To find out more about Doncaster Council, please visit http://www.doncaster.gov.uk

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