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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 April 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: Full Time

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

Possible TLR for appropriate candidate after a period of time, once proven as an exceptional YR class practitioner. This will be to lead EYFS phase including our established Pre School.

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Be a committed practising Catholic or someone who will be supportive of our Catholic ethos and practices.
  • Be a proven, excellent classroom teacher with EYFS (YR) experience
  • Have the highest expectations for all children, ensuring outstanding progress.
  • Have a commitment to teaching an inspiring Early Years Curriculum
  • Understand recent developments in the EYFS curriculum and assessment
  • Demonstrate high expectations of learning, achievement & behaviour
  • Be able to motivate, challenge and enthuse our children
  • Show excellent communication and inter-personal skills to lead a team effectively
  • Inspire and engage all children creatively in the learning process.
  • Maintain and develop strong cohesive links with our dynamic and growing Pre School
  • Be committed to developing our team and maintaining effective relationships within the parish and wider school community.
  • Participate fully in the curricular, extra-curricular and religious life of our school.
  • Aspire to excel professionally.

What the school offers its staff

  • Happy, caring, confident, motivated children who love coming to school every day to learn.
  • A hardworking team of dedicated, positive and very supportive staff
  • A supportive community which has strong links with parents and Parish
  • A proactive approach to your Professional Development
  • An active and supportive Governing Body
  • Excellent opportunities for growth into leadership.
  • Mentoring support and coaching from our experienced leaders.
  • Thorough and supportive induction process
  • Flexible working approach to PPA off-site.

Further details about the role

Our children want someone who:

  • Is kind and understanding
  • Is firm but fair
  • Delivers fun lessons and exciting learning
  • Will follow our Gospel virtues
  • Who is committed to our school and will live and breathe our mission statement.
  • Is smiley and happy
  • Can help them to bring out the best in themselves

Commitment to safeguarding

Our Lady and St Kenelm is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and therefore the post is subject to an enhanced DBS statement.
We also conduct online searches for all posts in line with guidance from KCSIE 2023. Online searches are not part of the shortlisting process itself and candidates will have a chance to address any issues of concern that come up during the search at interview.

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About Our Lady and St Kenelm RC School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
201 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01384 816880

We are a much sought after, small one-form entry Catholic primary school in Halesowen.
We have strong links to the parish of Our Lady and St Kenelm as well as our sister church, Our Lady of Lourdes, Old Hill.
We are a dynamic, innovative staff who put the children at the heart of every decision we make. We work strongly as a team and excel in developing leaders at all levels.

Arranging a visit to Our Lady and St Kenelm RC School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email info@our-lady.dudley.sch.uk.

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