Deadline is today

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

MPS/UPS

What skills and experience we're looking for

Summit Learning Trust Mission Statement

Success through Endeavour

Ambition through Challenge

Strength through Diversity

We are looking for a teacher to join our highly ambitious team who truly are dedicated in making a real difference to the lives of children at this wonderful school. As part of the Summit Learning Trust, you will have bespoke professional development opportunities and the chance to develop and further your career. You will also have the opportunity to work with colleagues from across schools, sharing resources and good practice.

The Oaklands Primary School is a 2-form entry Primary school in Acock’s Green Birmingham. Our Ofsted report (November 2018) has identified many positives within our school. “Leaders and the Trust are highly ambitious for the school.” Staff “feel valued and part of a strong team.” There is a “rich and engaging curriculum” in place that “stimulates pupils’ interests and their desire to learn.” Ofsted 2018

If you would like to be part of our journey to excellence, we would love to hear from you.

We embrace and celebrate the diverse communities that make The Oaklands ‘who we are’. We believe that every child has the right to the highest possible standards in their education so that they are equipped with the skills they need to succeed in life. We are ambitious and aspirational for all our pupils and set high targets. We aim high because we know with the right opportunities, our pupils can do it.

We take great pride in developing a caring, creative and safe environment for our pupils and we are passionate about providing a rich and varied curriculum that inspires curiosity and enquiry.

Are you our newest recruit? Are you ready to really make a difference and join us on our journey?

This is a very exciting position for a teacher who is seeking excellent development opportunities. The successful candidate will:

  • Have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Be committed to working with parents, governorsand the local community.
  • Showa commitment to contributing to the wider life of the school.

The successful candidate will be a class teacher in our school and will uniquely, have:

  • the opportunity to share planning with colleagues across Summit Learning Trust
  • the opportunity to work within a forward-thinking school and Trust
  • be part of our exciting journey
  • receive support from a strong and dynamic leadership team

If this role interests you, we would love to hear from you. Please contact the school office on 0121 706 2168 to arrange an informal visit and to meet our fabulous staff and pupils.

What the school offers its staff

Why work for us?

We offer a range of wellbeing and work-life balance benefits to recognise and reward the essential contributions our colleagues make to our success and growth. These include access to:

  • Employee assistance programme
  • High quality training and support in and across academies enabling career progression
  • Wellbeing Advocates
  • Lifestyle benefits and discount schemes, including gym discounts and cycle to work scheme
  • Health Protection Scheme alongside Flu Jab and Eyecare Vouchers
  • Generous employer pension schemes

To apply please visit our website at https://summitlearningtrust.org.uk/careers-vacancies/

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

The closing date is 19th May 2024.

Interviews will be held on Friday 24th May 2024.

Further details about the role

We positively welcome applications from all sections of the community. Summit Learning Trust is proud to be an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender reassignment, age, disability, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy/maternity or race.

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all colleagues to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, including a Children’s barred list check. Online searches of shortlisted candidates will also be conducted. Our policy is available to view here https://summitlearningtrust.org.uk/our-trust/statutory-information/policies-statements/

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)
medical
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 The Oaklands Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
422 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0121 706 2168

The Oaklands Primary School is a 2 form entry Primary school in Acock’s Green Birmingham. Our Ofsted report (November 2018) has identified many positives within our school. “Leaders and the Trust are highly ambitious for the school.” Staff “feel valued and part of a strong team.” There is a “rich and engaging curriculum” in place that “stimulates pupils’ interests and their desire to learn.” Ofsted 2019
As a Unicef Rights Respecting School, we embrace and celebrate the diverse communities that make The Oaklands ‘who we are’. We believe that every child has the right to the highest possible standards in their education so that they are equipped with the skills they need to succeed in life. We are ambitious and aspirational for all our pupils and set high targets. We aim high because we know with the right opportunities, our pupils can do it.

We take great pride in developing a caring, creative and safe environment for our pupils and we are passionate about providing a rich and varied curriculum that inspires curiosity and enquiry

Arranging a visit to The Oaklands Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@summitlearningtrust.org.uk.

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