Birmingham City Council

Class Teachers (Planning, Preparation and Assessment Cover)

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The Oaklands School, Dolphin Lane, Birmingham, B27 7BT
13 Jan 2022
26 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

The Oaklands School

Dolphin Lane


B27 7BT

Telephone Number: 0121 706 2168

Email Address:

Job Start Date: as soon as possible

The Oaklands Primary School is a 2-form entry Primary school in Acock’s Green Birmingham. Our Ofsted report (November 2018) has identified many positives within our school. “Leaders and the Trust are highly ambitious for the school.” Staff “feel valued and part of a strong team.” There is a “rich and engaging curriculum” in place that “stimulates pupils’ interests and their desire to learn.” Ofsted 2019 If you would like to be part of our journey to excellence, we would love to hear from you.

As a Unicef Rights Respecting School, we embrace and celebrate the diverse communities that make The Oaklands ‘who we are’. We believe that every child has the right to the highest possible standards in their education so that they are equipped with the skills they need to succeed in life. We are ambitious and aspirational for all our pupils and set high

targets. We aim high because we know with the right opportunities, our pupils can do it.

We take great pride in developing a caring, creative and safe environment for our pupils and we are passionate about providing a rich and varied curriculum that inspires curiosity and enquiry.

We are seeking enthusiastic teachers to join our dedicated and dynamic team, which is drawn from across the Trust, to make a real difference to the lives of children at The Oaklands Primary School. You will provide cover for our Teachers PPA time across the school.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate:

• experience of working with Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2

• success in raising children’s attainment

• ability to inspire, challenge and motivate all children to achieve, through your own best practice

• a commitment to working as part of a team to improve standards of teaching and learning

• ability to be a positive role model in school

• enthusiasm and high expectations of themselves and the children they teach

• a creative approach to the curriculum and delivering learning in exciting ways

• a commitment to contributing to wider school life

• a flexible approach to meet the needs of the school

Are you our newest recruit? Are you ready to really make a difference and join us on our journey?

About the Trust

Why work for us?

The Trust offers:

• a strong focus on staff care and wellbeing

• high quality training and support in and across academies

• a clear career pathway

• employee assistance programme

• employee discount schemes

Closing Date: 26 January 2022, 12midday

Interviews to follow shortly after

For an application form and further information about all our vacancies please visit the trust website

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Applicants please note: This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment. Please use the contact details in the advert for information on actual employment conditions. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

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