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Class Teacher - Part Time

Employer
Birmingham City Council
Location
Kings Norton Primary School Pershore Road South Birmingham B30 3EU
Salary
MPR/UPR
Closing date
20 May 2024
Reference
JOB001488

Job Details

Start date 1 September 2024

Hours 19.5

Kings Norton Primary School
Pershore Road South
Birmingham
B30 3EU

Contact email office@kngnrtn.bham.sch.uk

Kings Norton Primary School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and inspiring 0.6 FTE Class Teacher. The candidate should be passionate about teaching and learning and have high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is an enthusiastic and creative teacher helping all children achieve their talent
  • has good communication and interpersonal skills and is committed to their own professional development
  • is willing to build strong and supportive relationships with pupils, parents and staff
  • will become fully involved in the wider life and mission of the school

We can offer you:

  • a happy, caring school
  • children who love to come to school and are engaged in their learning
  • an opportunity to join a highly effective and hardworking team of teachers and support staff who are committed to the school and the children who come here
  • excellent opportunities for professional development

KNPS is a two-form entry primary school with an excellent reputation, set in the heart of historic Kings Norton. Our wonderful families reflect our dynamic and diverse community, and we benefit from a local environment boasting a wealth of green spaces and public facilities.

You are welcome to look around our school. To arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 0121 464 2606 or enquiry@kngnrtn.bham.sch.uk

Kings Norton Primary is a proud member of The Elliot Foundation MAT and works closely with colleagues across our academies and the central team. The trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce, whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD to enhance professional growth. We believe in looking after the people who make a difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • hundreds of global and local perks available online 24/7
  • cycle and salary sacrifice scheme
  • a tech salary sacrifice scheme
  • private healthcare at a discounted rate
  • shopping discounts from the biggest brands all year round
  • saving money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays
  • a free Employee Assistance Programme from Life & Progress

 

Application pack available by emailing a.wilkes@kngnrtn.bham.sch.uk or from the school website

Please send completed application forms to a.wilkes@kngnrtn.bham.sch.uk.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 23rd May 2024.

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. 

This post is not part of the City Council and the successful candidate will not hold a Birmingham City Council Contract of Employment.  
 

Company

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 bccHR@birmingham.gov.uk. When you have completed your application form this can be returned to bccHR@birmingham.gov.uk 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: www.livingwage.org.uk.   

For the awards and support for our employees, please follow https://www.birmingham.gov.uk/homepage/169/job_vacancies  

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Telephone
0121 675 7070
Location
Birmingham City Council
Birmingham
West Midlands
B2 2XU
GB

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