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Class Teacher Year 3 in the first instance

Birmingham City Council
Allens Croft Primary School Allens Croft Road Birmingham B14 6RP
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Start date: September 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter

Allens Croft Primary School
Allens Croft Road
B14 6RP
Telephone number: 01216752611

Contact email:

Contract type: Permanent  

Allens Croft Primary School is a diverse, fully inclusive two-form entry school, with three Resource Bases, set in extensive grounds in the Kings Heath area of Birmingham. We are looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic teacher to join our team. This position will be based in Year 3 in the first instance.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • has recent successful teaching experience
  • has a passion for teaching and creating a positive and inclusive classroom environment
  • has excellent behaviour management skills
  • builds positive relationships and is a role model for the children they teach
  • flexibility, adaptability, and a positive attitude towards professional development
  • is able to work closely with, and values the contribution of parents/carers
  • supports the aspirational ethos of the school

In return, we can offer:

  • a happy, caring and thriving school with an inclusive ethos
  • a supportive and collaborative work environment with a dedicated and experienced staff team
  • ongoing professional development opportunities to enhance your teaching skills and career progression
  • opportunities to make a significant impact on the lives of young learners
  • access to excellent resources and facilities to support your teaching
  • a structured CPD/ ECT Support Package

If you believe you have something to offer, please give us a call to arrange a tour of the school, as well as our extensive grounds and outdoor learning areas, on one of the following dates:
• Friday 7 June at 2.00pm or 4.00pm
• Wednesday 12 June at 2.00pm or 4.00pm
• Friday 21 June at 10.30am or 2.00pm

Interviews will take place on Thursday 27 June 2024

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children, and expects our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

At Allens Croft we agree to treat everyone fairly and equally regardless of; Age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy, race and nationality, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

How to apply

The application form and relevant documents can be downloaded from our website.

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.



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 When you have completed your application form this can be returned to 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:   

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