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St Matthew's CofE Primary School

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Class Teacher Permanent - 3 Positions

Required for September 2024

Salary: M1-M6, 

The Headteacher and Governors of this Church of England Academy School wish to appoint a passionate, caring, highly motivated and outstanding teacher to join our thriving, happy school.


St Matthew’s is proud of its long and well-established reputation for being a friendly and welcoming school and is renowned for its excellent atmosphere, ethos and consistently high expectations of behaviour, conduct and good manners.   Our children thrive under our genuine care and achieve very high academic and behavioural standards. 


We are seeking to appoint

  • an outstanding teacher with high expectations
  • an enthusiastic teacher who uses a wide range of creative teaching methods to motivate and inspire children
  • a teacher who is committed to making learning enjoyable, exciting and relevant
  • a teacher who values partnerships with parents
  • a teacher who is a team player and is keen to engage in all aspects of our Christian school life
  • a teacher with curriculum strengths (please tell us what yours are)


In return we can offer:

  • A Christian learning community where excellence is our goal
  • Friendly, well behaved children who work hard and are keen to learn
  • The opportunity to work with a positive, committed and extremely supportive staff team
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Parents who are keen to work in active partnership with the school
  • Supportive and approachable senior leadership team

To Apply:- Please write a letter of application (no more than 2 x A4 sides) and complete an application form which can be requested from stmatthews_primary@sch.warrington.gov.uk.  The letter should be addressed to the Chair of Governors and Miss Simcock (Headteacher from April 15th) and both letter and application form should be sent by email, or by hand, to Miss Simcock by the closing date below.


Safeguarding: Please look on our school website for information about how we keep children in our school safe in our Safeguarding policies.  Part of the interview process will ensure applicants have a strong knowledge and understanding of safeguarding.  


We are committed to safeguarding our students and each other.

The successful candidates will be subject to enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service with Child Barring checks and the receipt of satisfactory references.


Visits to school by prospective candidates will be welcomed and encouraged and can be made by prior arrangement with our school office. Please contact us if you are unable to make these dates and still wish to visit and we will be as flexible as we can be.


Closing date for applications: Friday 5th April 12pm

Shortlisting date: Monday 15th April

Observations and Interviews: Wednesday 17th, 18th and 19th April

Dates to look round school:       


Thursday 14th March 1.30, 4pm

Monday 18th March 1.30pm, 4pm

Wednesday 27th March 1.30pm, 4pm

Class Teacher Job Description

Class Teacher Person Specification

CDAT Application Form

CDAT Equal opportunities Monitoring Form