St Bernadette's Catholic Primary School


Off Foliage Road,




Tel: 0161 430 4601

Reception Teacher - Full Time Maternity Cover

Required to start after February Half Term 2022

Job Description: Reception Teacher (QTS)

Applications from Main Pay Scale/Upper pay scale welcomed - Newly Qualified Teachers not considered.

Reports to: Headteacher / Deputy Headteacher

St. Bernadette’s School is a friendly and welcoming school, where we are passionate about providing the best possible education for our children.

The Headteacher and Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, innovative and inspirational full time Early Years class teacher to cover a maternity cover.

The successful candidate will be a reflective Early Years practitioner committed to their own and to school improvement. You must be able to work as part of a team, taking the lead with aspects of curriculum development where appropriate.

Applications are invited from someone who:

  • is an excellent classroom practitioner that is passionate about teaching and learning in the early years
  • will go the extra mile to create a child-centred, exciting, wondrous learning environment. 
  • is able to demonstrate excellent practice with high expectations of achievement and behaviour.

We can offer you:

  • Happy, well behaved children who enjoy learning
  • A leadership team focused on improving standards and who will challenge you to be your best 
  • The opportunity to share good practice and to network being an Early Years Associate Partnership school for the Local Authority
  • Friendly and dedicated staff who are committed to the wellbeing of our pupils
  • A supportive Governing body and Parish

We are welcoming visits to the school

Closing date: Monday 6th December 2021 at 9:00 am

Interview Date: TBC

Applying for the job

Please apply using the CES (Catholic Education Service) Application. Please go to the school website vacancies page for the relevant documentation.

Please send completed applications to:


Job Description

Application Form

Notes to Applicant

Recruitment Monitoring Form

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