Birmingham City Council

Class Teacher

7 days left

Location
Grove School Grove Lane Lozells And East Handsworth Birmingham B21 9HB
Salary
MPR/UPR
Posted
21 Jun 2022
Closes
07 Jul 2022
Contact
j.baker@grove.bham. sch.uk
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Working Pattern
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Class Teacher

MPR/UPR

Hours: Full Time or Part Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Grove School

Grove Lane

Lozells And East Handsworth

Birmingham

B21 9HB

Telephone Number: 0121 464 4669

Email Address: j.baker@grove.bham.sch.uk

Job Start Date: September 2022

The governing body of Grove School is seeking to appoint class teachers (ECT’s welcome) for September 2022.

Grove school is an exciting place for all pupils to learn; our children enjoy school. Our vision is that all our pupils achieve their potential and develop their talents. We recognise and celebrate the rich cultural and religious backgrounds of our community through our revised whole school curriculum.

‘You place great emphasis on ensuring that pupils experience exciting learning opportunities, which motivate and prepare them well for their futures. This varied curriculum enthuses pupils and gives them an appetite for learning.’ Ofsted May 2018.

We are equally committed to developing teachers to be the best they can be. We believe continued professional development is key to a successful school.

‘Leaders have been particularly successful in organising ways to share best practice across the school.’ Ofsted May 2018.

The values of our school are:

respect, caring, thoughtfulness, honesty and giving of our best at all times.

‘Pupils demonstrate a strong sense of responsibility. They behave well in and out of the classroom and are confident and well- mannered.’ Ofsted May 2018.

We are looking for someone who:

• is a graduate with qualified teacher status (QTS)

• has evidence of good practice as a teacher/ trainee teacher in the classroom

• has the highest expectations of children and themselves and wants to develop their career in a supportive learning community

• is passionate about the learning and welfare of children, is imaginative and forward thinking

• has the ability to inspire, motivate and engage children to achieve and succeed

• is able to form positive relationships with children, staff, parents and governors

• possesses excellent interpersonal and organisational skills

In return we will offer you:

• strong school leadership

• the opportunity to work as part of a team who are committed to continuing to raise achievement and attainment

• a stunning outdoor learning environment and excellent classroom resources

• a strong commitment to support your professional development, mentoring and support from experienced teachers

If candidates would like to book an informal visit to the school, please email p.reville@grove.bham.sch.uk . Informal visits can be booked for 9.30am or 4pm on Tuesday 28 June 2022

Closing Date: 7 July 2022, 12midday

Application packs can be downloaded from our school website

Candidates who are invited to interview will be contacted within 48 hours of the closing date.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 14 July 2022.

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.


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. 

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