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Classroom Teacher

St Benedict’s Catholic Primary School

Lambourn Way, Lordswood, Chatham, Kent, ME5 8PU

01634 669700

‘St. Benedict’s is an ‘Outstanding Catholic School’ (Section 48, March 2023)


Classroom Teacher

Required for September 2024


Salary:  Main Pay Scale

Contract: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time/ Part time

Hours: Full time or part time considered.

DBS Check: Enhanced


St. Benedict’s Catholic Primary School wish to appoint a class teacher to join our team.

St. Benedict’s aims to inspire children to learn and challenge themselves to reach their full potential. 


“St. Benedict’s is a warm, welcoming school providing an outstanding Catholic Education….the family ethos permeates all aspects of school life.”

(Denominal Inspection Report, March 2023).


The successful applicant will:

  • Be committed to embracing the Catholic ethos of our school.
  • Qualified Teacher status
  • Have a proven track record of great teaching and great outcomes for pupils.
  • Have high expectations for all pupils, both academic and behavioural.
  • Enjoy a collaborative approach to working.
  • Be hardworking and enthusiastic.


We can offer you:

  • An inclusive Catholic ethos where all are welcomed and valued.
  • A family school within a caring community.
  • Wonderful, well-behaved and polite children.
  • Dedicated, enthusiastic and supportive colleagues.
  • An extremely supportive partnership of staff, governors and parents.
  • Excellent opportunities for your CPD.


St. Benedict’s is a one form entry primary school with approximately 210 pupils on roll.  We are located in Lordswood, Chatham and are part of the Kent Catholic Schools Partnership (KCSP).  St. Benedict’s provides a learning environment that puts the children at the centre.  We offer a rich curriculum, which includes staff specifically trained in outdoor learning, nurture and wellbeing.  If you would like to know more about joining our team, please contact our office manager, Kathy Kerrigan on 01634 669700 or e-mail: for an informal chat and school tour with the Headteacher.


Closing date for applications: Friday 17th May 2024

Interview date: Date to be confirmed.

Start date: 1st September 2024


Applications are welcome from Early Careers and experienced teachers.  Visits to our school are warmly welcomed and strongly encouraged. 


This vacancy may close on or before the specified closing date depending on the volume of suitable applicants.  If you are unsuccessful, we will contact you accordingly.


St. Benedict’s and KCSP are committed to safer recruitment practice and the safeguarding of children.  The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check along with other relevant employment checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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