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KS1 Class Teacher

Employer
Birmingham City Council
Location
St. Saviour's C of E Primary Alum Rock Road Birmingham B8 1JB
Salary
ECT/MPR/UPR
Closing date
13 Jun 2024
Reference
JOB001629

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Job Details

Start date: 2 September 2024

St. Saviour's C of E Primary
Alum Rock Road
Birmingham
B8 1JB
Telephone number: 0121 464 6923

Contact email: f.warwick@stsav.bham.sch.uk

Contract type: Permanent

Located in the east of Birmingham, St. Saviour’s C of E school is a two-form entry primary school. We are looking for a class teacher who will bring enthusiasm, innovation and forward thinking to further enhance the excellent work that is already taking place. Our school aims to provide ‘Opportunities without Limits’ for all our children within a nurturing, stimulating and varied curriculum. We offer a warm and safe environment, living out our Christian values; our children (and staff) love coming to school each day. Our strong ethos permeates every aspect of school life and faith in God/Allah is at the heart of our school community. There is an effective partnership, and very supportive links with, the church and our multi-cultural community, which enriches the experience of our children and their families; there is a shared commitment to the teaching of Christianity whilst supporting a multi-faith approach to the curriculum.
The successful candidate will be well-supported and encouraged by the Senior Leadership Team and will follow our very successful ECT programme (if required).
Visits are strongly advised to be able to fully appreciate the environment and ethos of our school. We recognise that happy staff do a better job so you will be joining a school with the happiness and well-being of all, at its core.

We are looking for an inspiring and exceptional Class Teacher here at St. Saviour’s C of E Primary School, who will:

  • be inspired and able to inspire our children and staff
  • be committed to the principles of equality, inclusion, and diversity
  • be committed to fostering excellent relationships between parents, carers, and the community
  • have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • be enthusiastic and dedicated leaders of learning

We can offer you:

  • a unique opportunity to be part of a vibrant, creative and happy school
  • a forward-thinking approach to learning and teaching
  • a welcoming and supportive Governing Body
  • a highly supporting Senior Leadership Team
  • well-mannered children that demonstrate a thirst for learning and enjoy coming to school
  • excellent coaching and opportunities for professional and career development
  • a high standard learning environment

If you have any queries, please email: f.warwick@stsav.bham.sch.uk
Please do not send in CVs, the application form covers the information required and is designed to ensure fairness during interview shortlisting.

If you would like an informal chat, visit the school, or further information about the role, please contact the School Office Manager, Fiona Warwick, at: f.warwick@stsav.bham.sch.uk or on 0121 464 6923 to arrange a meeting with the Head.
This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.

How to apply

Please download the application form and equal opportunities form from our website or by telephone/email school and complete the attached application and monitoring forms and submit to: enquiries@stsav.bham.sch.uk

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 all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

Rehabilitation of offenders: 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.

An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.
 


 

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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Birmingham City Council
Birmingham
West Midlands
B2 2XU
GB

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