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Early Years Teacher

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Brierley Hill
£30,000.00 to £46,525.00 per annum (M1-M6 or UPS)
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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This is an exciting time to join Brierley Hill Primary School on its rapid school improvement journey. Governors are looking to appoint a class teacher to join our early years team from September, Applications are welcome from experienced practitioners or early career teachers. 

We want to encourage hard working teachers who are committed to improving the life chances of our children. In return you will be welcomed by a friendly and supportive team, happy and enthusiastic children and the chance to develop your career. 

We are a one-form entry school for pupils from 3 to 11 years old and have served our local community for many generations. We have high expectations of our pupils and believe that there are no barriers that we cannot overcome for them.  We have an exciting new curriculum, a growing staff team and professional development opportunities available for all. 

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate innovative, excellent people skills and flexibility in their approach to teaching.  You will ‘lead from the front’ and inspire your classroom team to maximise the potential for each and every one of our children.  As part of our ongoing staffing restructure, the location of the role in School will be determined according to your strengths and experience. We are looking to place the best person in the best place for our children. As a team we work collaboratively, supporting each other and as an excellent practitioner you would lead by example for your year group.

We are looking for people who:

•          Are positive and relish the opportunity to make a difference to children’s lives

•          Enjoy working work well as part of a team

•          Are flexible and adaptable

•          Work in a creative way to inspire and challenge children

 You will be a vital part in making our school:

•          a forward thinking and creative place to work

•          an environment where children’s learning and development is at the centre of what we do

•          a place where there is outstanding collaboration and professional development opportunities 

 In return we can offer:

•          A vibrant and exciting work environment

•          A friendly, welcoming and supportive team

•          Happy and enthusiastic children who love to learn

•          Working and planning alongside a strong team

•          A creative approach to teaching and learning


If you are ambitious and believe that our children can succeed, if you can embed compassion, pride and respect in your classroom, if you strive for excellence, we would love to hear from you.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.  

 For enquiries, please contact Louise Baker by email on: or telephone 01384 816980 during School hours.

So that we can demonstrate Dudley’s commitment to diversity and inclusion and to improve bias in the recruitment process that could create barriers for candidates. Your personal data will be anonymised when you apply, to ensure that you comply with our anonymisation process, please ensure you have removed your name and date of birth from any attachments prior to uploading them to your application.  

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Attached documents
Teacher JD.docx
Teacher PS.docx


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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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