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Class Teacher - Year 1 - starting September 2021

Post: Class teacher – Year 1

Salary: MPS (National Teachers Pay & Conditions Apply)

Contract: Full-time, permanent

Start date: 1 September 2021

Closing Date: Friday 30 April 2021 – noon

Interview date: Tuesday 11 May 2021


Job Description:

St Aelred’s is seeking to appoint a class teacher to teach in Year 1.  The successful candidate will be an inspiring and dedicated teacher who:

  • is determined to secure excellent progress for all pupils;
  • engages and motivates children to learn;
  • has knowledge and experience of teaching phonics;
  • is cheerful and friendly and builds positive relationships with children, staff and parents;
  • is committed to children’s welfare and safeguarding;
  • has a fair, positive and calm approach to ensuring pupils meet high expectations of good behaviour;
  • supports the Catholic ethos of our school;
  • will contribute to, and work collaboratively within, our enthusiastic and forward looking team.


This position is suitable for NQT’s and existing main pay scale teachers.


At St Aelred’s we offer:

  • a professional, friendly, supportive and hardworking staff team;
  • friendly children who are eager to learn;
  • a welcoming and caring environment where everyone is valued;
  • a commitment to continuous professional development;
  • the support and guidance of governors, Middlesbrough Diocese and St Margaret Clitherow Catholic Academy Trust.


SMCCAT and St Aelred’s, are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.


How to apply

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, arrange a visit, or find out more about the school, please don’t hesitate to contact our headteacher, Ms Suzanne Ulyett, via phone call or email to the school office.


An application form and related documentation, are available to download below.  


Please submit completed applications electronically to the School Business Manager: Briony Parrott at