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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    11 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 March 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32,5 hours a week

Contract type


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

ECTs are welcome to apply as well as teachers who are looking to further their career. Required from September 2024.

Salary: MS1-6

Vacancy Type:EYFS post - permanent

Are you prepared to go the extra mile in order to achieve the best outcomes for our children?

We wish to appoint a highly motivated and ambitious Early Years Class Teacher to join our dynamic team. Applications are welcomed from recently qualified or more experienced staff who have a thorough and up to date knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning in the Early Years and across the primary phase.

Thomas Barnes is a vibrant primary school in Tamworth which was judged to be Outstanding by Ofsted in 2014. We have a hardworking, dedicated team of staff who show a commitment to continually raising standards. Our children are polite and friendly with a genuine willingness to learn. First and foremost, we are looking for someone who is passionate about teaching and learning and is an excellent practitioner.

Skills we are looking for:

  • An excellent classroom practitioner
  • An understanding of curriculum and pedagogical issues in relation to EYFS
  • Creative and stimulating teaching strategies which engage and motivate pupils
  • Experience of leading and developing a subject area
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a supportive and enthusiastic team
  • Someone who is committed to raising standards
  • Someone who has high expectations for behaviour
  • A creative and enthusiastic individual
  • An ability to model good practice and engage in self-reflection

What the school offers its staff

At Thomas Barnes Primary, we can offer you:

  • A small reception class of just 15 children
  • An exciting place to work
  • Enthusiastic and engaging children who have a real desire to learn
  • Supportive staff, parents and governors
  • A real commitment to your professional development
  • The opportunity to use your skills to maintain high standards
  • The opportunity to work across an effective network of local schools

Further details about the role

Informal visits to the school prior to application are strongly recommended; please contact the school to arrange a visit on one of the following dates:

Thursday 14th March at 2.15pm

Wednesday 20th March at 2.15pm

Monday 8th April at 1.15pm

Tuesday 9th April at 9.30am

For further information about the school, access our website: www.thomasbarnes.staffs.sch.uk

To apply for this post, please download the application form.

Closing Date: Thursday 11h April

Shortlisting: Friday 12th April

Interview Date: Thursday 18th April

Start Date: 1st September 2024

All completed application forms and letter of application should be returned to school by 11th April by post or email to office@thomasbarnes.staffs.sch.uk

School Address:

Miss Sam Adams (Office Manager)

Thomas Barnes Primary School

School Lane



Staffs B78 3AD

Tel: 01827 213840

Thomas Barnes Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our children and young people. Therefore, we expect everyone to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including a satisfactory Enhanced criminal records with Barred List check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and the completion of Level 1 Safeguarding training. It is an offence to apply for the role if an applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children (where the role involves this type of regulated activity).

Online Search:

Please also note that if you are shortlisted for the role, we may conduct an online search as part of our due diligence. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which may indicate that you are unsuitable to work with children, and that we may want to explore with you at interview. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Thomas Barnes Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
106 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01827 213840

Arranging a visit to Thomas Barnes Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@thomasbarnes.staffs.sch.uk.

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