EYFS/KS1 Teacher

Required for April 2020

Salary: Main pay scale (M1-M6)

Status: Full time and permanent



 “Mighty Oaks from Little Acorns Grow”


The Oaklands Primary School is a 2 form entry Primary school in Acock’s Green Birmingham. Ofsted recognises that: “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.”

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


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.


Whether you’re experienced or wishing to gain experience in your NQT year, we want to hear from YOU.  The successful candidate will join a 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 regardless of whether you are newly qualified or experienced.


Applicants for the post should have up-to-date knowledge and experience across at least one key stage.  The successful candidates will uniquely, have:


  • the opportunity to share planning 
  • access to high quality CPD (and NQT support)
  • the opportunity to work within a trust
  • to work in a good school
  • get support from a strong and dynamic leadership team
  • options to move and work in other trust schools



We want to hear from you if you:


  • are focused on helping children of all backgrounds and abilities achieve high levels of progress in a happy and effective learning environment
  • are a graduate with qualified teacher status (primary) who has completed / wishes to complete  their induction
  • can demonstrate a thorough recent knowledge of the new National Curriculum/EYFS curriculum
  • are committed to differentiation and SEND inclusive practice
  • can effectively monitor, assess, record and report on pupils’ progress
  • are self-motivated and can work effectively
  • have good interpersonal skills and works well in teams
  • possesses secure IT skills
  • are able to contribute to the development of extra curriculum opportunities


About the Trust

The Summit Learning Trust comprises of three secondary schools, four primary schools and a Sixth Form College. The Trust’s commitment to excellence is recognised nationally and internationally


Why work for us?

The Trust offers:

  • High quality training and support
  • Opportunities to work across a number of schools
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Employee discount schemes

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 pupils.


For an application form and further details, please use the links below

Closing date is 18th March 2020 at 12pm and interviews will be held the following week.

We are 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.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and we expect all applicants to share this commitment.  All appointments will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, including a Children’s barred list check.