Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School
Trittiford Road, Yardley Wood, Birmingham, B13 0EU
Tel: 0121 444 2684
Website: www.ourladyoflourdesprimary.com

KS2 Class Teacher

The Governors of this successful and very popular Catholic school wish to appoint an enthusiastic, innovative and highly qualified KS2 class teacher who is passionate about teaching & learning and who has high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour.

This is a full time, permanent contract starting in September 2018.

We can offer you:
• A truly happy and caring school with a very strong Catholic ethos where we live our faith with Christ at the centre as we live, love and learn together
• Children who love to come to school, who are engaged in their learning and have excellent behaviour together with parents who are exceptionally supportive of the school
• An innovative and exciting curriculum that continues to evolve
• An opportunity to join a highly effective team of teachers and support staff who are committed to the school and the children
• A supportive & knowledgeable Governing Body and Senior Leadership Team who are committed to maintaining high standards
• Excellent opportunities for professional development and career planning reviewed on an annual basis with a staff team rooted in coaching and supporting each other
• Excellent Parish Links with Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and opportunities to participate in Staff Pilgrimage and ongoing spiritual development
• Opportunities to lead and participate in School to School Support and to engage in collaborative work with other schools in our Cluster
• Opportunities to take part in international exchange projects in Europe and China
• Opportunities for excellent career and professional development
• A generous PPA allowance (above the National expectation)
• Experienced TA support
• A laptop and iPad to support you in fulfilling your role
• An attractive salary with a TLR available should the successful candidate have additional skills or experience that would support the school development plan

We are looking for someone who:
• Is a practising Catholic with a firm commitment to the Catholic ethos of the school
• Is an excellent teacher with an ability to raise the attainment and progress of all children
• Has a good knowledge of the Curriculum and interesting teaching ideas
• Has the necessary experience in KS2 and/or a commitment to develop further in KS2
• Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills, is confident and can demonstrate effective teamwork/collaboration in our very strong team
• Is willing to build strong and supportive relationships with pupils, parents, support agencies, governors and staff
• Will become fully involved in the wider life of the school and parish

Visits to the school are most welcome and strongly recommended before application.
To make an appointment please contact the Head Teacher, Pauline David on 0121 444 2684.

Application Packs are available on the school website for interested candidates.

Closing Date for Applications: 16th March 2018 at 3.30 pm
Shortlisting: 19th March 2018
Interviews: TBC once shortlisting is completed (and to include a lesson observation in your current school)

Successful candidates for interview will be contacted by telephone/letter as soon as the shortlist is determined and no later than 22nd March 2018

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. All staff are expected to share this commitment. All appointments made will be subject to receipt of satisfactory references, receipt of an enhanced DBS Check and the necessary identity and right to work checks being made. Staff considering applying to Our Lady of Lourdes should read our Safeguarding pages on the school website.