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Class Teacher- Cape Primary

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Cape Primary School, Cape Hill , Smethwick, B66 4SH
TMS/UPS- £30,000 - £46,525
Closing date
13 Jun 2024

Job Details

Cape Primary School is a vibrant and inclusive primary school based in the heart of Smethwick. We pride ourselves on our wonderful staff, children and community. We are a ‘Good’ school in all areas in our most recent OFSTED inspection (June 23). Inspectors said that “Pupils are happy at Cape Primary School. They appreciate belonging to a community where they feel cared for and where their differences are celebrated. This is a place where everyone feels included. The ‘Cape Eight Values’ underpin the curriculum and pupils are proud of the rewards they receive for resilience, kindness and independent learning.” We are therefore looking for great teachers to join our team.


What we would like:

  • Enthusiasm, commitment, passion & dedication,
  • A willingness to be innovative and take a risk,
  • Someone who works hard,
  • A great communicator who can work well in a team,
  • Someone with a good sense of humour,

What we can offer:

  • A great team of staff, children and governors,
  • A school laptop,
  • Access to ECT induction programme – for ECTs,
  • Opportunities for continuous professional development

If you are interested in applying for a post at our school then please contact the school office or email to find out more. We can arrange a time for you to visit the school in order to find out a little bit more about us. In the meantime, have a look at our website to find out more about the school and please read our all about us leaflet included with the application pack!

Our School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS clearance and satisfactory references are therefore required for this role. 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. Pre-employment checks will be carried out in line with KCSIE, including online checks.


Hours: 27.5 hours per week

Grade:  MPR / UPR - £30,000 - £46,525

Location: Cape Primary School, Cape Hill , Smethwick, B66 4SH

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract- due to maternity cover 

Closing Date: 13th June 2024 at 4pm


Who are we?

Sandwell is situated at the very heart of the West Midlands, just a stone’s throw from Birmingham. A large, diverse, metropolitan borough, Sandwell offers exciting opportunities for all in a friendly, supportive environment.

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:
  • An exclusive retail discounts portal
  • 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

Your career at Sandwell Council

We offer something for everyone, with an incredibly wide range of career opportunities, at any stage of your career, from apprentices to senior managers.

Whether your focus is a support service, such as Finance, Human Resources, Legal or ICT, or a frontline service, such as Social Care, Planning & Regeneration, Housing or Leisure, it’s worth looking at what Sandwell has to offer.

Our plans for the future

Our Vision 2030 shows just how committed we are to creating the best future possible for our communities and for the people who live and work in Sandwell. 

We’re a progressive organisation, and we’re proud of what we’ve achieved so far, but we know there’s much more to do to make our vision. For more information on our plans for the future see our dedicated vision 2030 page;

For more information about working for Sandwell Council, our recruitment process and our offer to you please visit;

For information on our Values and Behaviours, please visit:

To view a copy of the Local Government Career Guide, please visit;

Company info
0121 569 3300
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell Council House
Freeth Street
West Midlands
B69 3BS

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