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Salary: M1-UPS3

Start Date: ASAP or 17/04/24

Contract: Fixed Term to December 2024

Shift pattern: Full Time


CEO: Mr T.B. Tapping

Headteacher: Mr D. Woodhouse


St Oswald’s Catholic Primary School

‘St Oswald’s is a warm and welcoming school with a tangible sense of community, helping pupils to develop their faith. There is a strong sense of everyone growing in faith together.’ (S48 Diocesan Inspection, November 2017)

We are seeking to appoint an inspiring and enthusiastic teacher to join our team of highly motivated teachers, support staff and leaders who care about our children’s academic and pastoral development so that we make a difference to each one of them. The contract is a fixed term post lasting until December 2024.

ECTs and experienced teachers are welcome to apply.

The successful candidate will:-

• Be a practising Catholic or someone who is sympathetic to the ethos of a Catholic school.
• Show excellent classroom practice and have a clear understanding of the Primary and Early Years Curriculum and Assessment.
• Have high expectations of themselves and others.
• Have effective interpersonal and organisational skills.
• Be able to work as part of a team dedicated to school improvement.


St Oswald’s is part of Bishop Chadwick Catholic Education Trust which is one of four Trusts in the Diocese of Hexham and Newcastle. The Trust includes five Secondary and twenty-five Primary Schools across South Tyneside, Sunderland and East Durham.

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.

All application documents should be fully completed and submitted by email to by 12pm on 12/01/24 and shortlisting will be done on 16/01/2024.  Application forms are required and CV’s will not be accepted.  For enquiries regarding this role, please contact Mrs L Frey – or 01915367922.

Interviews will be held on 22/01/24

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. An online search will be completed for all shortlisted candidates.

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.



“We walk in the footsteps of Jesus so that we may have life in all its fullness”

John 10:10

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