KS2 Class Teacher Post

Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle

in partnership with Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust


St John Vianney Catholic Primary School

Hillhead Road, West Denton, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE5 1DN

Tel: 0191 2672233


Headteacher: Mrs A D Thorpe




Required for September 2022


M1 (£25714pa) to UPS 3 (£41604) pa – depending on level of teaching experience


St John Vianney Catholic Primary School is proudly a part of the Bishop Bewick Catholic Education Trust. At St John Vianney we live out the Gospel values of love, generosity faith and love, through Jesus’ teachings.  Our school is a supportive Catholic family where we work closely together and all strive to fulfil our full potential.


The Local Governing Committee are seeking to appoint an inspirational, highly motivated and committed class teacher who can make a significant contribution to our school. Applications are welcome from all qualified teachers – regardless of levels of experience.


The Local Governing Committee are seeking to appoint a class teacher who:

  • Is a practising Catholic or is a person who is committed to the ethos and vision of Catholic Education.
  • Has a passion for learning and is an outstanding and inspirational teacher with high expectations of children’s learning and behaviour.
  • Is willing to listen, learn and work flexibly as part of a very strong and supportive teaching team.


We can offer:

  • Happy, confident and motivated children who embrace new challenges.
  • A continuously improving, outward looking and forward-thinking school.
  • A strong Catholic ethos where all staff and pupils are valued.
  • A friendly, committed staff and engaging staff who are open to new ideas.
  • An active and supportive Governing Body.
  • A strong commitment to Continuous Professional Development.


Visits to the school and a walk around school with the Headteacher are welcome, on Monday 16th May at 4pm or Wednesday 18th May at 4pm.  Please contact the School Business Manager, Mrs McDine, to arrange to visit school on either of these two days.  Application packs are available to download via the school website https://www.stjohnvianney.newcastle.sch.uk/web Applications can be submitted via email to office@stjohnvianneynewcastle.org or dropped off in person via the school office. All paperwork submitted by e-mail must be signed on interview day.


The Local Governing Committee of St John Vianney Catholic Primary School and the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  An offer of employment would be subject to receipt of a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks.



Closing date for applications: By 4:00pm on Thursday 19th May 2022

Shortlisting will be held on: Friday 20th May 2022

Lesson Observation will take place: Tuesday 24th May 2022 & Wednesday 25th May 2022

Formal Interviews will take place on: Thursday 26th May 2022