Mainscale (M1-M6)

ECT’s welcome to apply

Initially 12 month contract


The Governors of St John’s Catholic Primary school are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, and hard working class teacher to join our friendly, dedicated and successful school team for September 2024. 

We are specifically looking for a KS2 teacher (with experience or an ECT) We are looking for someone full of energy and enthusiasm that we can invest time into and develop into an outstanding member of our friendly team.


         We are seeking to appoint an excellent classroom teacher who:


  • is a practising Catholic (desirable)
  • is an inspirational, innovative, dedicated and highly effective classroom teacher, committed to raising standards
  • has high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour
  • has an excellent knowledge and understanding of the primary curriculum
  • is proficient in assessment and planning for outstanding learning and progress
  • shows initiative and takes responsibility
  • is able to work effectively as part of a team and form positive relationships throughout our school community


We can offer:

  • a positive caring ethos based upon the values of the Catholic faith
  • an enthusiastic, supportive and hard-working team of staff
  • highly motivated, friendly and polite children
  • the opportunity to play a key role in the school’s development
  • active and supportive governors, parents and parish community
  • a very strong commitment to continuous professional development




We warmly welcome and encourage all applicants to visit our school. For further information, an application pack (including a job description & person specification) and to make an appointment, please contact Claire Fallows (School Business Manager) on 0161 881 1040 or on 


Please send completed application forms to  Please note that all applicants must use the CES Teacher application form. 


School Tours: please phone to book an appointment 

Closing date:  28th April 2024 23:59

Shortlisting: w/c 6th May 2024

Interviews: w/c 13th May 2024


Our schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check along with other relevant employment checks.