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Teacher (Maternity Cover starting September 2024) - Oakham Primary School

Oakham Primary School (SIPS)
Oakham Primary School, Darbys Hill Road, Tividale, B69 1SG
Teachers Main Pay to Upper Pay range. £30,000 - £46,525 p.a.
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

Job Details

At Oakham Primary School, we provide a positive, inclusive and engaging learning environment where children thrive and develop intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically. We believe that our school is an inspiring place that encourages children to develop an enquiring mind, a desire for knowledge, have high personal expectations whilst understanding and respecting others.

We strive to nurture reflective, collaborative children with a genuine love of learning through a well-rounded and inspiring curriculum. Children are at the heart of every decision we make to ensure that they are encouraged and inspired to achieve their full potential. By working together and promoting positive attitudes, we can move forward with confidence, preparing children for their future lives.

We are looking for a teacher to join our team on a fixed term basis within KS2 (maternity cover) in the first instance.

We can offer:

  • Children who are engaged, well behaved and ready to learn
  • A strong, dedicated and supportive SLT and wider staff team.
  • A bespoke wellbeing package that promotes and supports a positive work life balance
  • A cohesive community of staff, families and Governors who share the schools ethos and vision.

We are proud holders of the Sandwell Wellbeing charter mark award (July 2023) which recognises our commitment to the wellbeing of staff, pupils and families.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and will be taking place as per below.

For further details and to confirm your attendance for a school visit, please contact Jess Clarke at

Previous applicants need not apply.

Application forms are available below and should be returned to SIPS Education Ltd, 2nd Floor Guardian House, Cronehills Linkway, West Bromwich, B70 8GS or via email to 


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) clearance is required for this role. 

Appointment is subject to satisfactory clearances including an enhanced DBS check. 

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’ 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is eligible for an enhanced DBS check including a Children’s Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post 

If you are successful in being short-listed for interview, you will be contacted via email within 28 working days of the closing date. Please ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox in case any correspondence has been delivered there. 

Online Search 

An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates.  This search does not form part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to discuss any issues of concern that may arise from this search at the interview. 

CONTRACT: Fixed Term contract covering Maternity leave -  starting 1st September 2024  (subject to satisfactory clearances)

GRADE:  Teachers Main Pay to Upper Pay range. £30,000 - £46,525 p.a. 

CLOSING DATE: Friday 14th June at 12pm 

INTERVIEW DATE: Thursday 20th June 2024

School visits: Tuesday 11th June at 4pm or Wednesday 12th June at 11am (if you are unable to make these dates, please contact the school.


Our School Motto

‘Succeeding Together’

Our School Vision

At Oakham, we strive for the all-round development of every child and the growth of creative, enquiring minds for success in school and beyond.

Our staff, governors, parents and carers work in partnership with our children to support their progress and empower them to achieve their potential to become independent, life-long learners.

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to create a safe, inclusive and nurturing environment in which children will thrive and develop intellectually, emotionally, socially and physically.

Our school is a place where learning is central to everything and learning journeys are exciting, stimulating and challenging.

We acknowledge and respect children from diverse family and cultural backgrounds and celebrate every child’s academic, social, physical and moral development.

Our School Values

  • Friendship & Kindness
  • Honesty, Trust & Compassion
  • Unity & Co-operation
  • Empathy, Tolerance & Respect 

Our school values are at the heart of everything we do at Oakham. They underpin our teaching and learning, and provide an environment which prepares our pupils as confident, happy citizens in our modern society. 

Company info
01384 254368
Darby's Hill Road
Tividale, Oldbury
West Midlands
B69 1SG

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