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Class Teacher

Birmingham City Council
St Margaret Mary RC School, Birmingham, West Midlands
Closing date
29 Jan 2027

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St Margaret Mary RC School

Perry Common Road


B23 7AB

Telephone number:  0121 464 6355

Email address:

Start date: 15 April 2024

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Class Teacher to work at St Margaret Mary's Catholic School within Key Stage One. We have a great team at St Margaret Mary's school. Pupils, Parents, Staff and Parish work well together on a daily basis.

St Margaret Mary’s is a welcoming school where all staff work tirelessly and care hugely for our wonderful, well-behaved children. 


The successful candidate will:


  • be committed to promoting the Catholic ethos of our school work with a supportive leadership team whose focus is on improving outcomes for all children be an excellent teacher  have an unrelenting drive to raise standards demonstrate high expectations for achievement and behaviour be hardworking and highly motivated have the ability to develop children’s wellbeing and self esteem have a sense of fun and the skill of engaging pupils be approachable, positive and be able to build strong relationships with pupils, staff, parents and the wider community

We offer the successful candidate:  


  • the chance to make a high difference to all our pupils and community within a friendly and supportive environment where we all strive to live, love and learn together to work in a School rated Good by Ofsted in March 2020 and Outstanding in our RE Section 48 Inspection March 2022 a welcoming and caring community in which to work
  • a wide range of CPD opportunities a comprehensive and supportive induction programme working alongside excellent practitioners in a wide range of subjects opportunities to develop your practice in a School with skilled teachers and leaders

All visits to the school are strongly encouraged.


To arrange a visit please contact the school office on 0121 464 6355 or email us at


Closing Date: 29 January 2024, 9.00am

Please download an applicant pack or visit our website or call the office to collect an application form and supporting documents, alternatively request a pack to be emailed. Please send completed application documents to


Only CES(Catholic Education Service) application forms will be accepted.


 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 necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check (where applicable) Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. An online search will also be carried out on all shortlisted candidates.

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.


BCC is a Living Wage employer.



Working for Birmingham City Council is more than just a job; it's about making life better for the 1 million plus people who live and work in the city.

We welcome people from diverse and underrepresented communities and encourage applications from, those with caring responsibilities, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, neurodivergent, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing barriers to improve inclusion.   We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

Information for applicants with a disability

We are a proud Disability Confident Employer.  We encourage applicants to disclose disabilities, so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Please contact: 0121 675 7070 option 3 (lines open between 8.45am to 5.15pm Monday to Friday).

If you require an application in an alternative format, such as Braille or you are unable to complete an application form via WMJOBS, please contact When you have completed your application form this can be returned to or for Braille applications these can be posted to, Recruitment Team, 2nd Floor, 10 Woodcock Street, B7 4BG.

The Council is a fantastic place to work. You will find an organisation that is both challenging and supportive; with a leadership impatiently adventurous in its pursuit of excellence. 

There is a clear vision which is ensuring that the Council is working for communities today and building for tomorrow, we focus our resources on five key priorities:

  • A Prosperous Birmingham: through a focus on inclusive economic growth, tackling unemployment, attracting inward investment, and maximising the benefits of the Commonwealth Games.
  • An Inclusive Birmingham: through a focus on tackling poverty and inequality, empowering citizens, promoting diversity and civic pride, and supporting and enabling all children and young people to thrive.
  • A Safe Birmingham: through a focus on making the city safer, safeguarding vulnerable citizens, increasing affordable housing, and tackling homelessness.
  • A Healthy Birmingham: through a focus on tackling health inequalities, encouraging physical activity and healthy living, supporting mental health, and improving outcomes for adults with disabilities and older people.
  • A Green Birmingham: through a focus on street cleanliness, improving air quality, continuing the route to net zero, and becoming a city of nature.

We see the Council’s role as providing strategic leadership – that’s being able to visualise a new future for the city and equipping others to share our vision. We want to ensure the provision of services for all, so we can support those least able to support themselves by working with partners and putting citizens and neighbourhoods at the heart of our decision-making.

We are always looking for people who put the customer at the centre of their approach, with a commitment to excellence to help us achieve our vision.  We will support you to develop and thrive in your role, building a pathway for long-term success, with lots of development opportunities, such as apprenticeships.

In return, we offer you excellent terms and conditions, generous annual leave, a great pension scheme, well-being support, annual travel passes and discounts at a number of city centre establishments.

Birmingham City Council is a Foundation Living wage employer - known as the Birmingham Living Wage. The Birmingham Living Wage, is determined by the Living Wage Foundation on an annual basis by the Centre of Research in Society Polity at Loughborough University. The current rate can be found at:   

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