Teacher Vacancy

Teacher required for 1st December 2023  or 1st January 2024 start 



The governors of Saint Joseph's Junior, Infant and Nursery School wish to appoint an excellent, enthusiastic and highly motivated teacher to join the staff of this outstanding, friendly Roman Catholic school. If you would like to visit the school before you apply, please contact the school office.


This post is a temporary post covering a maternity leave in Year 2 until 19 July 2023 (or earlier should the teacher on maternity return sooner)


Applicants should:

  • Be someone with high expectations of pupils’ achievement and behaviour
  • Have excellent classroom management and behaviour skills
  • Be able to ensure excellence and enjoyment for all children
  • Be self-motivated and able to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Have experience of teaching KS1 


The school will offer:

  • A caring Catholic ethos
  • Friendly children who are keen and very well behaved
  • A supportive and hardworking team


Salary             MPS

Hours             Full Time; temporary

Based             Saint Joseph’s R.C. Junior, Infant and Nursery School, Oldham Road, Shaw, Oldham, OL2 8SZ


The school is committed to safer recruitment practices and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and we operate a strict safeguarding policy, with procedures being rigorously and consistently applied.


Application form: click here

Person Specification: click here


Please email completed application forms to head@st-josephs.oldham.sch.uk or send to the school office:


Garry Needle

Head Teacher

Saint Joseph’s RC Junior, Infant and Nursery School

Oldham Road




Deadline        12pm Friday 13 October 2023

Interview       Week beginning Monday 16 October 2023