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Class Teacher

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Hurst Green Primary School, B62 9NZ
Teachers Main Pay Scale
Closing date
21 Nov 2023

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Hurst Green Primary School is a happy, friendly two form entry school, with amazing children; committed and friendly staff; supportive parents and Governors.

We are looking for a part time teacher to join our school from January 2024 in EYFS.

The post is for 2 days per week (Thursdays and Fridays) as a job share on a fixed term basis to cover maternity leave most likely until the end of July.

The post is open to teachers on main scale and upper pay scale.

The post is not suitable for ECTs.

The successful candidate will be a motivated, inspiring, committed and consistently good classroom practitioner who will join a motivated and hardworking team. The successful candidate will have the highest expectations and share Hurst Green's vision to nurture, educate and inspire.

You will be able to demonstrate that you enjoy working with children, have a commitment to safeguarding, are caring, positive and committed, and have knowledge of the EYFS curriculum. You will have experience of working in EYFS, planning and delivering stimulating lessons that aim to meet the needs of all children.

In return we offer a happy, supportive school with wonderful children, staff, parents and Governors. All staff work well as one big team and help each other to provide the best for our children.

For more information, please visit our school website;

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please call the school office on 01384 818210 to book an informal visit to meet the staff and children and have a look around our school.

The closing date is Tuesday 21 November 2023 at 9am.

Interviews will take place on Monday 27 November 2023.

NB. We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised date should a large number of applications be received.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Hurst Green Primary School are 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 necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches.

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About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough

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01384 811300
Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Mary Stevens Park
West Midlands
United Kingdom

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