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Teacher Required - Sacred Heart RC Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

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This is a full-time permanent contract. (ECTs subject to successful completion of ECF) Required to start from September 2024.  

We are a successful Federation comprising of 2 schools: Sacred Heart RC Primary School and St Mary’s RC Primary school in Battersea. At Sacred Heart we are looking for an outstanding, talented and enthusiastic teacher to join our friendly school and be part of the team (KS1 or KS2). A practising Catholic is preferred, but applications from candidates who are supportive of our strong Catholic ethos are very welcome too. 

Sacred Heart is a thriving, busy two form entry primary school with an ASD Base attached, a short walk from Clapham Junction train station. 

St Mary’s is a successful one form entry primary school in a new bespoke building close to Battersea Park and Queenstown Road train stations. 

We are a forward-thinking aspirational Federation and are proud of the education and care that we provide for all our children and families. 

You will need to be:

    an excellent classroom teacher with a proven record of raising achievement

    resourceful, innovative and able to embrace change

    have the knowledge and expertise to enthuse your colleagues

    a teacher who is committed to personal and professional development

    fully committed to working collaboratively across the federation

    fully committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of all pupils

In return we can offer:

    excellent opportunities for professional development. As a school we have a strong track record in developing middle leaders.

    a well-resourced curriculum

    a friendly and supportive working environment with a dedicated staff team, hardworking children and supportive parents.

    specialist teachers in Computing, Music and PE

    astro Turf Sports Pitch

    for ECT applicants, a commitment to professional development through training and mentoring, a bespoke ECT programme and dedicated ECT & PPA release time

Visits are warmly welcomed. We look forward to hearing from you and would encourage you to contact Mrs Byrne at Sacred Heart via the school office. 

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email: or by post.  

Closing date: Thursday 2nd May 2024 (at noon)
Shortlisting: Thursday 2nd May 2024
Interviews: Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th May 2024

The Federation of Sacred Heart and St Mary’s RC Primary Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including a health check, an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references. 

CVs are not accepted.

The Federation of Sacred Heart & St Mary’s Catholic Primary Schools, Battersea

Sacred Heart RC Primary School 
Este Road
London, SW11 2TD
Tel no: 020 7223 5611 
Executive Headteacher: Mr J. Brading 
Associate Headteacher: Mrs N Byrne 

St Mary’s RC Primary School 
7 St Joseph’s Street
London, SW8 4EN
Tel no: 020 7622 5460 
Executive Headteacher: Mr J. Brading 
Associate Headteacher: Mrs C Mitchell 

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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