• Employer: Knowsley Council
  • Salary: £25,714 - £36,961 pro rata per annum
  • Location: St Peter and Paul RC, Moorfield, Towerhill, Kirkby, L33 1DZ
  • Contract: Temporary
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 15 hours per week.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Closing Date: 20/01/2022 at 12:00
  • Reference: SVP 0073

Contract Type – Temporary Maternity Cover until 31 August 2022, or until the return of the substantive post holder, whichever is sooner.            

Contract Term – Part Time 15hrs per week (Full Days, Wednesday-Friday)

Start Date – 26 January 2022

The Governors of this successful school wish to appoint an experienced, consistently effective, resilient and enthusiastic teacher, with potential leadership opportunities, to join our successful team. We hope this role is for you!

We wish to appoint a teacher who has:

  • Be an inspirational teacher, who demonstrates outstanding classroom practice and keeps children at the heart of learning and teaching
  • Has a passion for teaching and learning and demonstrates creative and innovative approaches to our curriculum
  • Be committed to raising attainment, aspiration and self-esteem of pupils
  • Have high expectations of pupils attainment and behaviour
  • Be committed to our inclusive and caring environment and the achievement of every pupil in our care
  • Be committed to closing the gap in attainment for vulnerable pupils
  • Have the ability to develop good relationships with children, staff, parents and our local community
  • Will work strategically alongside the Senior Leadership of the school
  • Be supportive of our Catholic ethos and mission
  • Have lots of energy, enthusiasm and a sense of fun

We can offer:

  • A distinctive Catholic ethos
  • An enjoyable working environment in which your contributions will be valued
  • Well behaved and motivated pupils
  • Committed and enthusiastic staff
  • A supportive governing body
  • A strong commitment to your training, development and well-being

For an application form, please contact:

The School Office on Tel:  0151 477 8205 or email You can also visit the school website Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School (

Closing Date & Short-listing Date:  Thursday, 20 January, 2022

Observation & Interview Date:  Friday, 21 January, 2022

Safeguarding information

Our school is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

It is an offence to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a regulated position if you have been disqualified from working with children.  Any offer of employment will be subject to checks being carried out in order to ensure that you are not subject to a prohibition order or an interim prohibition order.

In the event of a successful application an offer of employment may be made to you which is conditional upon receipt of satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Checks (“DBS Checks”) in relation to criminal and child protection matters.  Please note that a conviction will not necessarily be a bar to obtaining employment.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

If you have any convictions, cautions, reprimands or final warnings that are not “protected” as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013 and 2020), then the details of these must be disclosed if you are invited for interview.

Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.

This vacancy is now closed