St Osmund's Catholic Primary School

Love for God - Love for each other - Love for learning

We are joyfulWe are prayerfulWe are reflectiveWe enjoy working togetherWe meet every challengeWe are investigatorsWe grow together in our love of God




Key Stage 1 (Year 1) Class Teacher required


Do you want to teach in a happy, diverse and successful school?  Whether you are taking the first step or the next step in your career, St Osmund’s can offer you the dynamic, forward-thinking and supportive environment to continue to grow your skills. 

The Governors of St Osmund’s Catholic Primary School, Salisbury, are looking to recruit an inspiring class teacher  and in return we can offer you:

  • A vibrant, multi-cultural and inclusive school with our amazing, indpependent and well-behaved children at the heart of all that we do
  • Supportive staff who care deeply about providing the best education possible for our wonderful children
  • 20% release time as standard.
  • Dedicated subject leader time and flexibility with how you best use your PPA time
  • A very supportive parent body
  • A beautiful building, well-resourced and in a great location in the heart of Salisbury

The successful candidate will:

  • Be an inspirational teacher, who enjoys making learning exciting and memorable
  • Have high expectations of the children they teach
  • Be an excellent communicator, team player and have a good sense of humour
  • Be hardworking, positive and recognise the importance of involvement in the wider school community
  • Full-Time is preferable, but Part-Time (4 days 0.8) would be considered for the right candidate

It is not essential to be Catholic, but we expect all our staff to support the Catholic ethos of our school.  Applications are most welcome from energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated teachers who may be NQTs, or more experienced teachers.

We welcome visits at any time to see our wonderful school; our children really are the best ambassadors of all that we value.

Application is by standard forms (see below) and a letter of application of no more than 2 sides of A4, outlining your suitability for the position against the person specification.  The post will be in Key Stage 1 or 2, so please state your strengths and experience.  There will be an observation of teaching as part of the recruitment process and this will take place by negotiation with shortlisted candidates.


Hours of work: Full time, Part-Time (4 days) would be considered


Contract type: Temporary in the first instance, January 2019 to August 2019


Closing date (and time): 04/12/18 12 noon


Interview date: Week commencing 10/12/18


Commencement date: 1st January 2019 (First day 7th January)


Additional information


Please contact Richard Sanderson, Headteacher, on 01722322632 or by email, if you have any questions about the post.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.


St Osmund’s Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.




If you feel that this is the role for you, then we would love to hear from you.  Further information is available from the school office, or by email from, or

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged.


At St Osmund’s, the welfare of the child is paramount. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All staff should understand their responsibility to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Staff are responsible for their own actions and behaviour and should avoid any conduct which would lead any reasonable person to question their motivation and intentions. Staff should work, and be seen to work, in an open and transparent way.

Attitudes towards promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people will be scrutinised during the selection process for the post that you have applied for. If you are appointed to this post, information in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and young people will be provided at induction. This practical guidance for safe working practice will provide information about which behaviours constitute safe practice and which behaviours should be avoided.