Sacred Heart

Catholic Primary

'Live, Love and Learn Joyfully in the Family of Christ'


Reception Class Teacher Maternity Leave Cover

Starting from January 3rd 2024 – end of Summer Term 2024

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, as part of the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy Trust, are seeking to employ a full-time teacher, from January, to cover our Reception class. We are looking for a teacher who:

  • is creative and highly motivated.
  • Has a high expectation of learning and behaviour.
  • Well organised, ambitious and hard working
  • Able to promote the vision, ethos and polices of the school

We can offer you

  • A strong ethos
  • Committed, happy, friendly and supportive staff
  • Enthusiastic children who love learning.
  • Dedicated release time
  • A high-quality learning environment
  • Full time Learning Assistant support
  • A Trust wide Early Years Support network
  • Supportive Governors, Parents and Staff Teams

As part of the application process, a visit to the school is recommended, in order for you to complete your application and make an informed decision to see if we are the right school for you

If you are interested, please email Debbie Cooper on for a Catholic Application Form.

Applications are to be in by Monday 30th October with interviews on Tuesday 7th November.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School, a member of the St Francis of Assisi Catholic Academy Trust, has rigorous Safeguarding Children Procedures and is committed to the welfare of children.  All staff are expected to share this commitment.

This post is classed as having a high degree of contact with children or vulnerable adults and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  An enhanced disclosure will be sought through the DBS as part of Hertfordshire County Council’s pre-employment checks.  Please note that additional information referring to the Disclosure and barring Service is in the guidance notes to the application form.  If you are invited to an interview you will receive more information.

This role will be reviewed annually as part of the PMD process

The duties and responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present.  The post holder is expected to accept any reasonable alterations that may from time to time be necessary.