Birmingham City Council

EYFS Class Teacher (Nursery or Reception)

Oaklands Primary School
09 May 2022
18 May 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern

EYFS Class Teacher (Nursery or Reception)


Full Time

Fixed term until 31 August 2023 with possibility of extension) Suitable for ECTs

Oaklands Primary School

Dolphin Lane


B27 7BT

Telephone Number: 0121 706 2168

Email Address:

Start Date: September 2022

“Mighty Oaks from Little Acorns Grow” We’re looking for an Early Years (Reception or Nursery) teacher to join our highly ambitious team who truly are dedicated in making a real difference to the lives of children at this wonderful school. As part of the Summit Learning Trust, you will have bespoke professional development opportunities and the chance to develop and further your career. You will also have the opportunity to work with colleagues from across schools, sharing resources and good practice. 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. Applicants for the post should have up-to-date knowledge and experience of the Early Years framework.

Are you our newest recruit? Are you ready to really make a difference and join us on our journey? This is a very exciting position for a teacher who is seeking excellent development opportunities. The successful candidate will:

•            have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.

•            be committed to working with parents, governors and the local community.

•            show a commitment to contributing to the wider life of the school. The successful candidate will be a class teacher in our school and will uniquely, have:

•            the opportunity to share planning with colleagues across Summit Learning Trust

•            the opportunity to work within a forward-thinking school and Trust

•            be part of our exciting journey

•            receive support from a strong and dynamic leadership team

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

If this role interests you, we would love to hear from you. Please contact the school office on 0121 706 2168 to arrange an informal visit and to meet our fabulous pupils.   

Closing Date: 18 May 2022, 12 midday

Please download an application pack from our website

Completed application forms should be submitted to

Interviews will be held in the following week.

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.

Rehabilitation of offenders: 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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