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




Vacancy for a Year 4 Class Teacher, Full-Time and temporary to cover maternity leave.

The post begins on 4th December 2017 but we would be prepared to agree a start date of 4th January 2018 for the right candidate.


Do you want to to work in an exciting, forward-thinking and above all, warm and welcoming school?  Do you have energy and enthusiasm and want to work with engaged children who are eager to learn? 

If so, then St Osmund’s is the school for you!

The Governors of St Osmund’s Catholic Primary School, Salisbury, are looking to recruit an excellent teacher.  We welcome applications from energetic, enthusiastic and inspirational teachers who would like to grow their skills in a dynamic environment, amongst supportive staff who care deeply about providing the best education possible for the children in our care.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a school where the pupils are thoughtful, independent and well-behaved.  We welcome visits at any time to see our wonderful school; our children really are the best ambassadors of all that our school values.

This position is full time and temporary, to cover maternity leave.   You may be an NQT, or a more experienced teacherall are welcome to apply.

The successful candidate will need to:

  • Have a track record of excellent teaching
  • Have recent experience in KS2 delivering excellent outcomes for pupils
  • Inspire the children in their learning
  • Be committed to making learning exciting
  • Be hardworking, positive and recognise the importance of involvement in the wider school community
  • Be an excellent communicator and have a good sense of humour
  • Be willing to embrace and support the Catholic ethos of the school

It is not essential to be Catholic, but we expect all our staff to embrace the Catholic ethos of our school.

We can offer you:

  • A supportive teaching environment rooted in our Catholic beliefs and values
  • A vibrant, multi-cultural and inclusive school with children at the heart of all that we do
  • The chance to join a friendly, hardworking team of colleagues who support you as you continue to grow your teaching skills
  • A forward looking school with opportunities for continual professional development including the potential for subject leadership

Additional information

 Application is by standard forms (see school website) and a letter of application of no more than 2 sides of A4, outlining your suitability for the position against the person specification.

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.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory references.

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.

Closing date:  Monday 09/10/17, 12:00 noon – applications by email are acceptable to          

Interviews:  17/10/17          

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

We look forward to receiving your application!


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.