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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£30,000 - £46,525

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for


The Governors of St. Mary’s are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated EYFS class teacher. Our ideal candidate will have knowledge of the EYFS Curriculum and previous experience teaching in the EYFS. We are looking for someone who is passionate about teaching and learning and has high expectations for children’s development and behaviour. As part of our commitment to support your career, you will be fully supported to build on best practice and to strive for success while maintaining a healthy learning environment for our children.


  • Be committed to promoting the Catholic ethos of the school.
  • High motivation and enthusiasm about their teaching vocation and aspirations to work to inspire the children’s learning.
  • High expectations for achievement, progress and behaviour.
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality
  • A detailed knowledge of the curriculum and its means of delivery
  • High standards of communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work as a team.
  • The ability to work towards deadlines.
  • The determination to grow in best practice and become an excellent practitioner.
  • The ability to develop children’s wellbeing and self-esteem.

What the school offers its staff

  • A Catholic environment where faith is nurtured and the unique goodness of all encouraged to bloom.
  • A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to become the best that they can be, irrespective of their ability.
  • A leadership team whose focus is on improving outcomes for our children.
  • An excellent team of committed and highly professional individuals who make our school such a wonderful place to work.
  • Collaborative working within our shared family of schools to support our endeavours to work smarter and achieve an effective balance between home and work.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and develop through mentorship and coaching.
  • A successful ECT support program.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Wide ranging resources that support teaching and learning.
  • Opportunities to develop your practice in a school dedicated to the latest research in developing teaching and learning.

Further details about the role

Application packs are also available to download from our school website here - https://www.stmaryrc.bham.sch.uk/web/eyfs_teacher_september_2024/688354

or may be obtained by e-mailing recruit@stmaryrc.bham.sch.uk

N.B. Only our school's CES application form will be accepted.

Completed applications forms should be e-mailed to

recruit@stmaryrc.bham.sch.uk by the closing date.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.

Date for visits: Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th and Monday 17th June at 2pm or 4pm

Interviews will take place on Thursday 26th June 2024 (observation and interview)

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment.
The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; online check; identity and right to work.
All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.

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About St Mary's Catholic Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
418 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0121 464 2141

St. Mary’s is a successful and highly respected Catholic Primary School, in Harborne, Birmingham. We are a mixed, over-subscribed, 2-form entry Catholic Primary School for children aged 4-11, with capacity for 420 children. Our Catholic ethos is embedded in all that we do, and we strive to ensure that our pupils’ experience of Catholic Life is rich and meaningful. We are proud to share a unique relationship with our neighbouring parish of St Mary’s, and indeed the wider community of Harborne.

Arranging a visit to St Mary's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruit@stmaryrc.bham.sch.uk.

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