Key Stage 2 Teacher

The Hollies Centre, Coopers Lane, Smethwick, B67 7DW
Teacher Main Pay Range, Scale Point M1 - M5 (25,714 - £34,100 per annum)
10 May 2021
18 May 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Term time

This position is a fixed term contract until 31/08/2022

We are seeking to appoint a Key Stage 2 Teacher (experience of teaching EAL learners would be beneficial) to join the award-winning Sandwell’s Transition, Education and Partnership Service (STEPS) for New Arrivals to Sandwell. 

STEPS is a unique provision, Sandwell has approximately 800 international children joining us every year; you will be responsible for to plan and deliver a high-quality learning package for a class of approximately 25.

You must have:

  • Qualified Teacher Status.
  • Experience of teaching mixed ability classes with mixed year groups and needs.
  • The ability to deliver a roll on roll off curriculum to a continuously changing class.
  • A passion for teaching literacy to accelerate language accusation and literacy skills.
  • A sound understanding of teaching Phonics.

Candidates must be dedicated professionals who will engage, enthuse and challenge students to achieve their very best.  

A Degree level qualification: PGCE or equivalent teaching qualification with QTS OR Young Learners (YL) Extension to CELTA awarded by Cambridge ESOL or the Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate (TYLEC) awarded by Trinity College London is a requirement of this role.

For more information about STEPS visit:

A Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check will be required for this role.

Our children and families deserve committed staff who can inspire trust, we welcome applications if you genuinely intend to attend interview and want this full-time position.

Interviews are scheduled for Thursday 27th May 2021. If you would like to discuss the role any further call Tracey Cockayne on 0121 569 2583.  We have an additional vacancy for a KS1 Teacher, please see WM Jobs for more information.

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit


27.5 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

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