Class Teacher (NQT or early career teacher)

Devonshire Infant Academy, Smethwick, West Midlands


Job details

Working pattern Full-time only
Salary Main pay range 1 to Main pay range 6, £24,373 to £35,971
Newly qualified teacher Suitable

Job description

Devonshire Infant Academy is a thriving and popular three form entry Infant school in Smethwick, West Midlands which is part of the successful Victoria Academies Trust.
We are looking to recruit a teacher in the early years of their career to join our school. We want to support you to grow into a standout teacher who really makes a difference to our pupils and community. You should be prepared to work in any year group across the EYFS or KS1 phase.

Essential educational requirements

undergraduate degree

Essential qualifications


Essential skills and experience

The Class Teacher should have experience of teaching in the key stage relevant to the post applied.
The Class Teacher should have knowledge and understanding of:
the theory and practice of providing effectively for the individual needs of all children (e.g. classroom organisation and learning strategies);
statutory curriculum requirements across EYFS and KS1;
the monitoring, assessment, recording and reporting of pupils’ progress;
the statutory requirements of legislation concerning Equal Opportunities, Health & Safety, SEND and Child Protection;
the positive links necessary within school and with all its stakeholders;
effective teaching and learning styles.

Employee benefits

As a school within the successful values-led Victoria Academies Trust that invests heavily in its staff, we offer you:
• Access to Pathways, our innovative and high-quality professional learning and development entitlement programme;
• Opportunities to work and support in other schools across the trust with a view to you developing your career either as an excellent teacher or leader;
• Well-resourced schools that are committed to real, immersive and purposeful challenge-based learning;
• Delightful pupils that are naturally curious, have a genuine love of learning and are well-behaved;
• A warm and welcoming community.

School overview

School type Academy
Education phase Primary
School size 344 pupils enrolled
Age range 3 to 7
Ofsted report View Ofsted report
Website Devonshire Infant Academy website (opens in a new window)
Contact email

School location

Auckland Road, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 7AT