Class Teacher at English Martyrs

Closing Date: 29 Jun 2022

Class Teacher Vacancy

English Martyrs Catholic Primary School, Sunderland

CEO: Mr T.B. Tapping

Headteacher Mrs Paula Cornell

The Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle has a growth plan for Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust to serve South Tyneside, Sunderland and East Durham, with a total of 34 schools in the Trust by July 2022.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust was established in February 2016, currently there are 29 schools within the Trust with a schedule of additional schools joining each term.  The details of each of the schools currently within the Trust can be found on our website

English Martyrs’ Catholic Primary School is looking to appoint a Class Teacher to work under direction of our Headteacher and Governing body to provide an outstanding education for our children.


Our children want a Teacher who:

  • is kind and caring;
  • listens to them;
  • enjoys being with them and has a sense of humour;
  • has good ideas for making learning fun


Our Staff think you should be:

  • inspirational and effective as a class Teacher;
  • cheerful and enthusiastic;
  • sensitive and supportive;
  • a good team player.


Our Governors want someone who:

  • can build strong partnerships with parents, our Parish and the school community
  • is able to make a difference to all our children.


We can offer you:

  • a Christ-centred community
  • happy, well behaved children
  • an experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated staff
  • a well-resourced and attractive working environment
  • very supportive parents
  • a highly committed and active Governing Body


Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with South Tyneside Child Protection Procedures.  Enhanced DBS checks are mandatory for all school staff.

Salary: MPS/UPS

Start Date: 1st September 2022

Contract: Full Time, Permanent


Completed application forms should be submitted by email to:  by noon on Wednesday 29th June 2022 Emailed applications are required and CV’s will not be accepted.  For enquiries regarding this role, please contact the school office or (0191) 5488330

Interested Candidates are encouraged to visit the school.

Lesson observations will be held on Tuesday 5th July 2022

Interviews will be held Thursday 7th July 2022

Electronic signatures will be accepted but candidates will be required to add a written signature to their application when circumstances allow.

The position we are filling is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks.

Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer, welcoming applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and we expect staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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