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Class Teacher - Coalbrookdale and Ironbridge C.E Primary School

Telford & Wrekin Council
Dale End, Coalbrookdale, Telford
Teacher MPS 1-6
Closing date
20 Jun 2024

Job Details

Class Teacher – Fixed Term Contract (1.0 FTE) – 1 Year

Required September 2024 

Main Scale 1 - 6 (£30,000 - £41,333)

Class Teacher – Fixed Term Contract (0.6 FTE) – 2 Terms – Maternity Cover

Required October 2024 

Main Scale 1 - 6 (£30,000 - £41,333)


Thank you for taking an interest in our teaching positions at Coalbrookdale and Ironbridge C.E. Primary School. We are seeking to appoint two inspirational and dedicated class teachers who will join us in our continuous drive to provide the very best education for all children within a caring, supportive and stimulating environment.

 Within this pack you will find information about the role, a job description and specification along with information about our school. 

 We are looking for someone who has:

 a desire and passion to work with our fantastic children during their Coalbrookdale journey

  • experience and passion for teaching and learning 
  • good interpersonal and organisational skills to work well as a member of a hard-working team
  • excellent behaviour management strategies
  • a commitment to continuous school improvement and be an effective role model for our children
  • be aspirational in setting goals and committed to all children reaching their potential
  • an understanding of our Christian vision and values 

 We can offer: 

  • a school with strong Christian values, with wonderful children who are eager to learn and be challenged
  • a welcoming and supportive school family who work closely with parents and the local community
  • the commitment of a highly professional team who are friendly, dedicated, and supportive, and who share a passion for primary education
  • a dedicated school leadership team who are committed in creating a loving environment where children and staff can learn and grow together
  • happy, delightful children who respond to challenge and are keen to learn
  • a caring environment with a commitment to safeguarding all children
  • excellent professional development opportunities

 To arrange a visit to the school, please contact Moira Hughes (Administrator) on 01952 386620 and we look forward to showing you our fantastic school.

 As part of our shortlisting process, we will be undertaking safeguarding checks which include online searches and requests for references.   

 The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance (including a check on the children’s barred list for those working in regulated activity) for the successful applicant. We are committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We follow the Safer Recruitment practices as set out in the Statutory Guidance - Keeping Children Safe in Education. References will be checked following the Telford & Wrekin recruitment and selection process. We are also committed to Equality and Diversity. We are sorry but unfortunately CV’s will not be accepted. 

 For more information regarding our school’s commitment to safeguarding, please see our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy: Policies – Coalbrookdale and Ironbridge C.E. Primary School ( 

 Please email your completed application to


Application closing date and time:

Thursday 20th June 2024 - noon

Interview date:

Friday 28th June 2024


Attached documents
Application form
Recruitment pack


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Telford & Wrekin Council is an award winning council, and we were recognised as Local Authority of the Year 2022 at the Municipal Journal Awards, and the Association for Public Service Excellence Council of the Year in 2021.

At Team Telford we work hard to protect, care and invest to create a better borough and our employees are at the heart of everything we do. Having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles allows us to deliver the excellent services that residents and businesses on the borough expect from us. 

Our friendly and passionate teams are trusted by leaders and managers to deliver this ambition. We invest and nurture our workforce and support our employees to develop and thrive. The better we are the bigger difference we make to the people we serve. 

In return we also offer a great range of benefits including competitive salaries, flexible working hours and work arrangements, employee discounts, salary sacrifice schemes, a local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice and we know we are stronger and better connected as a result. 

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and where our data shows that specific groups are under-represented within our workforce, our adverts will actively encourage applications from these groups.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities or other health conditions. You can find out more about this and our ‘guaranteed interview scheme’ here

You can also read more about our Recruitment and Selection Policy commitments and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders here

If you are unable to complete an online application form please contact the HR helpdesk on 01952 383601 or email

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