St Catherine’s Catholic Primary School, Greystoke Gardens, Sandyford, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1PS


Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Full time

£25,714 - £41,604 per annum depending on relevant experience

St Catherine's RC Primary School part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust and you will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council.

St Catherine's RC Primary School

Greystoke Gardens


Newcastle upon Tyne

NE2 1PS.

The school celebrates diversity by actively promoting a strong Christian ethos and a culture of equality, which allows every pupil to ‘let their light shine’ (Ofsted 2019)

The Catholic Life of the school is outstanding because there is a very strong sense of an inclusive and just community where the mission of Catholic education is palpable in every aspect of school life (RE inspection 2017)

Required for September 2021, the Governors of this successful Catholic Primary School welcome applications from both NQT and experienced teachers who are enthusiastic and talented and who wish to join this vibrant community and dedicated staff team. Candidates should be either practising Catholics or show a willingness to fully and actively support and nurture the Catholic ethos and life of the school.

We are looking to appoint an inspiring classroom teacher who:

•is an innovative, dedicated and highly effective classroom teacher, committed to high standards of teaching and learning

•has high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour

•has an excellent knowledge and understanding of the primary curriculum

•shows initiative and takes responsibility

•is able to work effectively as part of a team and form positive relationships throughout our school community

What you will find at St Catherine’s:

• a positive caring ethos based upon the values of the Catholic faith

• excellent professional development opportunities to enhance your career

• happy and enthusiastic pupils from many different cultures and backgrounds who are eager to learn

• the opportunity to play a key role in the school’s development

• active and supportive governors, parents and parish community

• a strong culture of improvement in all aspects of school life

Informal visits to the school are welcomed although we recommend scanning the QR code to view the School Video Tour as a suitable alternative. An application pack and other relevant documents can be found on the school website, where further information about our school can be found

Closing Date: Friday 14 May

Shortlisting w/b 17 May

Interviews w/b 24 May

The Governors and the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. An offer of employment would be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks. St Catherine’s has formally adopted the Diocesan Model Statement of Equal Opportunities to ensure we assess the best candidate against the criteria provided and do not discriminate on grounds of age, sex, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin or disability.


Closing date:

14 May 2021

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