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Permanent Full-time Teacher - Blackwood School

Blackwood School
Blackwood School, Streely, Walsall, West Midlands
£30,000-£41,333 FTE per annum
Closing date
18 Apr 2024

Permanent Full-time Teacher

(Based in Key Stage 2 in the first instance)

Streetly, Walsall

Part of Central Cooperative Learning Trust

Start: Autumn Term 2024 (1st September 2024)

Salary: Starting salary commensurate with experience (£30,000-£41,333 FTE per annum)

Do you adhere to our vision of gifting children with “Loving learning, learning skills for life?”

Blackwood School is an amazing place to work. We are committed to understanding every child as an individual and meeting their needs effectively so that they can realise their limitless possibilities. We can offer an incredible team, a warm and nurturing work environment and development opportunities to support your own professional growth.

In addition to fulfilling the Person Specification, the successful candidate will: 

  • be an ambitious and highly skilled classroom practitioner
  • support our belief that every child has the right to the best possible learning experience
  • be committed to providing learners with superb knowledge, skills and understanding through an irresistible learning adventure
  • have high aspirations for every child in our school, and strive to ensure that every second of their journey is magical, memorable and of the highest possible standard
  • be committed to their own professional learning
  • be able to contribute and support the school's relentless drive to enable limitless possibilities for every child
  • be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people

We are looking for a talented teacher with energy and enthusiasm who can inspire our children to grow their love of learning. The person we seek will be an inspirational practitioner with creative and innovative approaches to primary teaching, who is able to make learning exciting and relevant. The post would suit a talented ECT or experienced teacher.

In return, we can offer you well-behaved children who enjoy their learning, colleagues who are supportive and friendly and, amongst them, a leadership team that adopts an open door policy and commits to your continued professional development. We have 3 classes in each year group so the successful candidate will be well supported by the year group teaching team within our friendly, busy school.

School visits are encouraged to see the extent that Blackwood has to offer. Please contact the school on 0121 353 1876 to book a place on a tour of the school.

Applicants should submit a completed application form to Mrs Elizabeth Taylor, Office Manager by the closing date. Forms and full details can be found on our website  Please note that CV’s will NOT be accepted.

The closing date and time for applications is 3.30pm on Thursday 18th April. Please return applications by post, email ( or by hand. In your accompanying letter of application, please also include your views about what a primary curriculum should look like to ensure that our children are successful in their learning - now and in the future.

Shortlisting will take place Friday 19th April and selected candidates will be invited to interviews on Monday 22nd or Tuesday 23rd April.

Blackwood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people / vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions as part of the recruitment process. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record and other relevant safeguarding information that may make them unsuitable to work with children.  Please note if you are shortlisted for the role, we may conduct an online search as part of our due diligence.  

It is an offence to apply for this position if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity. 

A copy of the school’s Safeguarding Policy can be viewed here - sept-2023-cp-safeguarding-policy.pdf (


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