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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 08.30 - 15.30

Contract type


Pay scale

M1 - M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is an exciting opportunity to join the team of an Academy that is having a substantial impact on pupils’ lives.

To be successful, we are looking to appoint a class teacher in our KS1 team. This will be permanent, full time roles starting September 2024. You must possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of our students and share our value of 'children first'. Therefore you will be a dynamic and inspiring classroom practitioner with a passion and track record for improving pupil outcomes.You must have a demonstrable commitment to helping all pupils achieve their best, despite their background. With high expectations of behaviour, you will motivate pupils through high-quality teaching while successfully nurturing and inspiring them. You will enthuse and motivate students to strive for success while maintaining a positive learning environment for all children within the school.

You will have overall responsibility for the outcomes of the pupils in your class, ensuring the quality of teaching, attendance and behaviour within your class is of a high standard.

Your innovative approach will be informed by your ability to analyse and interpret pupil progress data, enabling pupils to make accelerated progress. This will include experience of adapting learning to meet the needs of SEND pupils and a commitment to inclusive practice. Experience of working in KS1 with a proven impact on raising standards is desirable however not essential.

What the school offers its staff

About us

Led by our Principal, Nicola Berkeley, we are a vibrant, supportive and hardworking team. We are committed to promoting high achievement in education whilst ensuring that pupils are safe, happy and actively engaged in a rich school life which feeds into their future successes.

We are making substantial improvements in all areas, and we are investing heavily in our staff to continue this momentum. We are looking for equally passionate practitioners to join us on the next steps of our school improvement plan.

Being part of The Elliot Foundation Academies Trust (TEFAT), you can be assured that you will be joining a successful Multi-Academy Trust that has a great track record in helping children to succeed. The Trust is dedicated to valuing and developing the workforce, whether that be through ensuring a fair workload or offering access to bespoke CPD to enhance professional growth.

We believe in looking after the people who make a huge difference to our children, their families and the communities we serve. It’s part of our commitment to look after you.

Here’s what you can look forward to:

  • Hundreds of global and local perks, available online 24/7

  • Cycle and car salary sacrifice scheme

  • A tech salary sacrifice scheme

  • Private healthcare at a discounted rate

  • Shopping discounts from the biggest brands, all year round

  • Saving money on everything from the supermarket shop to summer holidays

  • A free Employee Assistance Programme from Life & Progress

If this post attracts sufficient interest before the closing date, we may decide to close and interview for this vacancy at an earlier date, so an early application is advised.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. It is an offence if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity to apply for this role.

The Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age, or sexual orientation.

Commitment to safeguarding

Woods Bank Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and expect all employees to share this commitment. All applications should read the child protection policy, which is available on our website, and are required to declare any information as requested on the application form. Enhanced disclosure with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) in the UK and a local police certificate will be requested for the successful candidate.

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About Woods Bank Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
390 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0121 568 6421

We are a two form entry Academy and one of a number of primary academies within The Elliot Foundation Academies Trust and we are federated with two other local schools, Kings Rise Academy in Birmingham and Croft Academy in Walsall. Together we are committed to working with children, families and the local community to provide an enriched curriculum which prepares our children for their future. Our federated curriculum is based on three areas of intent - Health, Aspirations and Diversity.

Arranging a visit to Woods Bank Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gavincook@elliotfoundation.co.uk.

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