Class Teacher

Posted on 27 May 2022
  • Salary £25714 - £41604
  • Contract Permanent
  • Closing Date This vacancy has closed


St. Mary Magdalen's Catholic Primary & Nursery School, Brighton

Job Summary

  • Job reference
  • Positions available
  • Working hours
    0.4FTE 12.96 hours per week (2 days)
  • Closing date
    This vacancy has closed
  • Job category
    Teaching & Leadership
  • Organisation
    Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Directorate
    BHCC: External

Job introduction

Paid weeks per year: 52

Start date: 1st September 2022

St. Mary Magdalen’s is a lively, vibrant and successful Catholic Primary and Nursery School situated in the heart of Brighton city centre.  The Governors are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, committed, enthusiastic and talented classroom practitioner to join our team in September 2022.  Applicants will need to be able to teach within the 5-11 range and will be expected to have sound knowledge of the Key Stage Two curriculum to demonstrate high standards of teaching and learning so that all children can achieve their full potential.  The post will be for a permanent part time teacher in KS2.

About the role

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is sympathetic and supportive of the Catholic ethos (even if not Catholic);
  • Has a full commitment to child protection, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils;
  • Can demonstrate excellent, effective professional practice with strong behaviour management skills;
  • Is committed to raising standards and supporting school improvement;
  • Can inspire learning through a creative and enriched curriculum within an outstanding environment;
  • Has high expectations of all children;
  • Can build excellent relationships with pupils, parents and colleagues;
  • Has lots of energy and enthusiasm;
  • Has experience of working in KS2.

We can offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work in a school with kind and caring colleagues;
  • Happy children who enjoy being at school and are engaged in their learning;
  • A carefully considered approach to teacher workload;
  • Continuing professional development;
  • A close-knit staff team who are collaborative and hardworking;
  • A good range of possible avenues for career progression, including subject and middle leadership opportunities;
  • A bright, inviting classroom environment and grounds.
  • A committed Governing Body.

If you enjoy new challenges and wish to develop your teaching skills working in a school that aims to be the best we can, we would love to hear from you.  Applications from practising Catholics are particularly welcome and visits to the school are strongly encouraged. ECTs are also welcome to apply.

All applications MUST be made on a Catholic Schools Application Form which will be included in the pack or can be downloaded from the Catholic Schools Service: .  Applications must be received at the school by 12 noon on the closing date.  If you do not hear from us by the interview date, please assume your application has not been successful on this occasion.

St Mary Magdalen’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and are subject to a Disclosure and Barring check.

To apply for this job go or contact Gill Pitman, School Business Manager, St Mary Magdalen’s Catholic Primary and Nursery School, Spring Street, Brighton, BN1 3EF. Telephone 01273 327533   Fax 01273 327259 Email:

Closing date: Midday, Wednesday 15th June 

Interview date: Tuesday 28th June 

Completed application forms accepted by email/post direct to the school address:

Spring Street, Brighton, BN1 3EF,


Additional information

Please ensure you apply with Catholic Education form, downloaded from below or Catholic Education Website

Work Permits: This role does not meet the requirement for UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Successful candidates will need to evidence that they have the Right to Work in the UK.


Company information

Please note that this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check.

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The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Brighton & Hove Schools do not accept CV or resume.


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