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Experienced EYFS Class Teacher - Lodge Primary

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Lodge Primary School, Oak Lane, West Bromwich, B70 8PN
TMS - £30,000-£41,333 per annum
Closing date
8 Apr 2024

Job Details

The Governors and Headteacher wish to appoint an experienced and highly motivated experienced EYFS class teacher to join our dedicated team at Lodge Primary School from September 2024.

The successful applicant will:

  • be passionate about teaching and learning and have high expectations;
  • be an outstanding and innovative classroom practitioner;
  • be open to the excellent, high quality development opportunities the school has to offer and be committed to their own professional development;
  • be able to bring new qualities and strengths to our school to move it towards our vision;
  • be committed to working with parents, governors and the local community;
  • have excellent interpersonal skills and commitment to work as part of a team.

In return we offer:

  • the chance to be an imaginative, creative and innovative practitioner;
  • a community of supportive, hardworking staff, governors and parents;
  • enthusiastic, friendly, well behaved children who are eager to learn;
  • an inclusive and nurturing school, committed to developing the potential of all staff and children;
  • a strong shared vision;
  • effective strategies to reduce workload and improve wellbeing such as extended weekly PPA and dedicated wellbeing days

Visits to the school

Visits are welcome and encouraged. To arrange an informal visit, please contact the school emailing Please include your name and contact number.

Completed Application forms can be sent:

By email to

By post to Mr Jatinder Nahal

Lodge Primary School, Oak Lane, West Bromwich, B70 8PN

Lodge Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this vision. Successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check along with other relevant safeguarding and employment checks.

Sandwell MBC is an Equal Opportunities employer.

A copy of the School’s Child Protection and Recruitment and Selection Policy and Guidance can be found at safeguarding_policy_2022_updated_Jan_23.pdf (

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

Please ensure all application forms are signed when sending via email.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is eligible for an enhanced DBS check including a Children's Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post.


Open testimonials are not accepted and it is intended that the Local Authority will take up two professional references, one from your existing/last school employer.

Short-listed candidates

If you are successful in being short-listed for interview, you will be contacted via email. Please ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox in case any correspondence has been delivered there.

An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates.

Short-listed candidates will be asked to complete a Self-declaration of Convictions Form.

The online search and disclosure of convictions do not form part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to discuss any issues that may arise at the interview.

Pre-employment checks will be carried out in line with KCSIE


Full time, permanent


TMS - £30,000-£41,333 per annum


Lodge Primary School, Oak Lane, West Bromwich, B70 8PN

Closing Date:

Monday 8 April 2024

Supporting documents
Job Description
Person Specification
Application Form


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Why work for us?

  • Generous annual leave entitlements
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to an award-winning employee benefits scheme, which includes:
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  • Salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bikes, technology and car parking
  • An employee assistance and counselling service
  • Annual leave purchase scheme
  • A wide variety of learning and development opportunities
  • Flexi-time working
  • A variety of leave schemes including carers, compassionate, maternity and paternity
  • Volunteering scheme

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0121 569 3300
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3BS
United Kingdom

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