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Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
Ashwood Park Primary School, Bells Lane, Wordsley.
£30000 - £41333
Closing date
28 Jun 2024

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Ashwood Park Primary is a one and a half form entry school with a Resource base for deaf children. We have well maintained buildings and excellent areas for outdoor learning which was judged to be good in June 2018.  We have a caring and positive atmosphere, where purposeful learning takes place.  The staff are highly motivated, enthusiastic, caring, hardworking and dedicated to providing the very best for our children.

We aim to provide a curriculum which makes learning exciting and creative.  We hope this approach encourages children to achieve their full potential and aspire to the highest personal standards of achievement presentation and behaviour.  Our goal is to learn together to be the best we can be. 

We require a Class Teacher from September 2024 for a 2 year fixed term, in the first instance. 

Hours : 32.5

Salary: Teachers Pay Range

Location: Ashwood Park Primary School, Bells Lane, Wordsley. DY8 5DJ

The year group is yet to be decided.

. If you

  • Are interested in and self directed with their own personal professional development
  • are able to demonstrate a secure understanding of effective teaching
  • work well as part of a team
  • are positive and relish the opportunity to make a difference to children's lives
  • work in a creative way to inspire and challenge children
  • are passionate about shaping the curriculum to meet the needs of all learners

In return we will offer you

  • a vibrant and exciting work environment with excellent outdoor learning facilities
  • a friendly, welcoming and supportive team
  • happy and enthusiastic children who like to learn and have fun
  • planning and working as part of a strong team
  • a creative approach to teaching and learning
  • Newly Qualified Teachers are warmly welcome to apply and full support will be given


Visits to the school are recommended and can be made by appointment with the school office on 01384 818545.

Visit dates are Thursday 20th June, Friday 21st June and Monday 24th June

Closing date: Friday 28th June 2024

Shortlisting: Monday 1st July 2024

Interviews: Monday 8th July 2024

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Attached documents
Ashwood Park Primary Class teacher job description.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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01384 811300
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