Year 8 Class Teacher - Castlewood School

Jensen Avenue, Off Lanchester Way, Birmingham, B36 9LF
Main Scale / Upper Scale + SEN1
19 Jul 2022
14 Sep 2022
Martin Richmond
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern

Year 8 Class Teacher (Maternity Cover) 

Main Scale/ Upper pay scale Teacher + SEN1 

Full Time – Temporary Maternity Cover to July 2023 

Start Date: November 2022 

Closing Date: Wednesday 14th September at 12 noon 

Interviews: week beginning 19th September 2022 

Suitable for Primary or Secondary qualified teachers


This is a fabulous opportunity for an experienced teacher who wishes to make a real and sustained difference to the lives of vulnerable young people. 


We are seeking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic and enthusiastic qualified teacher to join our dedicated staff team within the Lower School. You will be expected to be able to deliver quality, captivating lessons to a Year 8 class of 8 SEMH pupils, covering English, Maths, Science, ICT, Humanities and Art. 


Our school works with some of the ‘most difficult’ pupils to engage in learning, so if you relish a challenge then we are the place for you. You will be working in our Lower School, teaching classes of 8 pupils with the support of a Teaching Assistant. The school is actively moving forward and improving in all ways, making it a dynamic environment to be in. We can guarantee that every day will be different to the last and there is rarely a dull moment. 


You will join a team of staff which includes, Secondary subject specialists who can support the curriculum delivery to this Year 8 class  


Are you: 

• A qualified and effective practitioner? 

• Able to meet all the requirements for safeguarding children? 

• Organised and a good communicator? 

• Creative and inspirational in your teaching? 

• Committed to developing self and others? 

• Friendly, hardworking, motivated? 

• Willing to learn and progress your own professional development? 

• Looking for a challenging but rewarding role? 


Can you: 

• Sustain the highest levels of quality teaching? 

• Demonstrate high levels of passion and energy? 

• Share ideas and expertise? 

• Work in a supportive team? 


If yes to the above, then we want you to apply 


We offer the successful candidate: 

• Improvement as a practitioner 

• A Teachers Laptop 

• A small supportive team environment 


To Apply 

Please download the application form, along with the job pack and advert information


When you complete the information in support of your application, please tell us what you can bring to the role and why you feel Castlewood School is a good match for you.


Once you have completed your application please email it to stating the role in the subject line


Further information 

For a further discussion about the position or to have a tour of the school please contact Martin Richmond (AssistantHead i/c Lower School) 0121 748 9760.


Castlewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a rigorous, Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and all references obtained will be checked upon for authenticity and accuracy. We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applications from all members of the community 

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