Birmingham City Council

Early Years Lead Practitioner

The Oval School, Whittington Oval, Birmingham, B33 8JG
£42,195 to £46,566
04 May 2022
20 May 2022
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
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Hours: Full time

Contract Type: Permanent

The Oval School

Whittington Oval


B33 8JG

Telephone Number: 0121 464 3248

Email Address:

Job Start Date: September 2022

A rare opportunity to join a fantastic teaching team at The Oval School, who motivate our pupils to become lifelong learners and independent thinkers.

We are looking for a passionate Early Years teacher to lead our Early Teams. This role will be class based with weekly leadership release time.

You will need to be:

• an excellent Early Years practitioner who will inspire and motivate children and staff to fulfil their potential

• highly motivated and have the ability to coach and inspire colleagues

• have excellent interpersonal skills

• creative and imaginative

We can offer you:

  • children who are highly motivated and love coming to school
  • a supportive staff who work well as part of a team
  • a commitment to your professional development and future career through superb CPD opportunities in the school and across the Trust
  • an engaging curriculum with strong pupil voice.

Closing Date: 20 May 2022, 9am

Interviews week commencing 23 May 2022

Application forms can be downloaded from the school website: or

For further information please email: or telephone on 0121 464 3248.

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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