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Year 1 class teacher - maternity cover


Post: Class teacher – Year 1


Salary: MPS (National Teachers Pay & Conditions Apply)


Contract: Full-time, temporary, maternity cover.


Start date: 1 September 2020


Closing Date: Friday 26 June 2020 - noon


Interview date:  Friday 3 July 2020


Job Description:

St Aelred’s is seeking to appoint a Year 1 teacher to cover maternity leave.  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 the new, vibrant 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 or find out more about the school, please don’t hesitate to contact our Head teacher Ms Suzanne Ulyett – via phone call or email to the school office.


An application form (CES) and related documentation, are available to download from the school website: 


Please submit completed application forms electronically to St Aelred's, FAO Suzanne Ulyett, Headteacher at: