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Teacher - KS2 Permanent

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Wollescote Primary School, DRummond Road, Lye, Stourbridge. West Midlands
MS 1-6 (£30,000 - £41,333)
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Job Summary

Class teacher 

Main Scale

Full time

Key Stage Two


About our school

Wollescote is a good school, which Ofsted (2013 and 2018) judges to have outstanding leadership. The real schools guide 2019 lists our school as in the top 10 primary schools for Dudley.

The Governors at Wollescote want to find a teacher who embodies ‘The Wollescote Way’ and shares our expectation that all children in our school are ‘proud, positive and polite’ and reach their full potential. You will be able to work within our strong structures and systems share our vision and ethos.


This post will form part of our outstanding Key Stage 2 team and the successful candidate will work alongside our current practitioners to support the year group to catch up effectively. 


We are looking for an individual who really wants to make a difference for the children at Wollescote, a teacher who is passionate about children’s learning, who is seeking to work in a large school, serving a diverse community.


We are looking for a teacher with the commitment and drive to become the best possible teacher they can be. We have a well-established and proven track record of professional development and outstanding teaching within our school.


We welcome visits to the school and would encourage candidates to get in touch.  If you would like more information about the post or an informal conversation with our Headteacher, Miss Lynne Hudson, please email:  or call the school on 01384 818500.


The successful candidate will benefit from the school’s commitment to providing all staff with continuous professional development.

Closing date: Friday 21st June 2024

Interviews: Shortlisted candidates will be contacted the w/c 24th June 2024 with further details

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children; therefore, the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. 

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.  

Effective from September 2022, KCSIE states as part of the shortlisting process schools and colleges should consider carrying out on-line searches, as part of the due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This is to determine suitability to work with children and keep them safe. All shortlisted candidates are now subject to an on-line check and if there is anything concerning, then the shortlisted candidate will be asked to comment on it either prior to or at interview.

N.B., We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.

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Attached documents
Person Specification - Teacher.pdf
Job Description - Teacher.pdf


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About Dudley Council

It’s an incredibly exciting time to work in Dudley Council as we embark on numerous multi-million pound regeneration schemes which will be real game-changers for the borough. In addition to the exciting schemes such as the Midland Metro we also have the ongoing and very serious challenges of ensuring vulnerable people across the borough receive the services they deserve.

At Dudley Council we have a ‘one council’ ethos that builds an effective and dynamic organisation which grows the economy and creates jobs, creating a cleaner and greener place and supports stronger and safer communities.

We are rightly proud to be the historic capital of the Black Country and, working with our partners, Dudley Council is also committed to looking forward and helping to deliver our borough vision of ‘Forge a Future for all’

We ensure communities influence council decisions and are committed to delivering services in partnership with communities.  We provide flexible and responsive service in partnership and help communities help themselves.

In joining a local authority that serves 320,000 residents you will become an integral part of a council that:

• is ready to embrace change, providing an environment in which you will be encouraged to make your mark

• is aware of its key challenges and the need for a new energy to innovate the council, in order to find cost effective ways of delivering services

• has aligned its political and managerial leadership structures and is committed to protecting, securing and transforming the lives of children, families, the vulnerable and older people

• wants borough residents to have their say through our community forums

• dedicates time to meaningful consultation and listen to the views of our residents

• is working with the community to encourage active involvement of our residents

We want to leave a legacy of a better future for the borough that reflects Dudley borough’s potential and harnesses the ambitions of the people we serve. For more information see our Council Plan, Dudley Borough Vision for 2030, Forging a Future for All and key information about the borough and its communities at All about Dudley Borough

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