Class Teacher and EYFS leader with responsibility for a subject – Sacred Heart Primary

Sacred Heart Primary School (SIPS)

Sacred Heart Primary School is a two form-entry primary school in Tipton for children from 3 to 11 years of age.

Our vision is to develop young people who will have active and creative minds, a sense of understanding and compassion for others, and the courage to act on their beliefs. We stress the total development of each child: spiritual, moral, intellectual, social, emotional, cultural and physical. We are a richly diverse community, and pride ourselves on our highly inclusive practice, endorsed by achieving the Sandwell Inclusion Quality Mark for the second time at the highest level (Enhanced level).

Our Governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational and highly motivated teacher who is committed to their own professional development and raising standards within the school.

We are looking to appoint someone who:

• Is an excellent class teacher with particular experience in EYFS

• Has high expectations of themselves and learners

• Works successfully in teams

• Has a great knowledge of the curriculum and the Early Years Assessment Framework

• (Not essential) Read Write Inc trained

The successful candidate will join a school that:

• Provides the support of a strong, experienced and welcoming team

• Provides a good teaching and learning environment

• Demonstrates and strong commitment to improvement and excellence

• Provides a commitment to professional development

• Is a harmonious school community

Sacred Heart Primary School always welcomes visits. Tours of the School are encouraged and can be made via appointment through the school office.

Please contact Mrs Elwart, the Office Manager to arrange an appointment. Email – or call – 0121 557 1511.

Closing Date for applications is Friday 3rd November 2023 at midday. Completed Application forms should be sent directly to

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake all relevant safeguarding checks and an enhanced DBS check. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and is eligible for an enhanced DBS check including a Children’s Barring List Check. If you are barred from working with children you are breaking the law if you apply for this post 

Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email. 

If you have provided an email address, correspondence will be sent via e-mail.  

Successful applicants will be contacted with an interview date.  If you are successful in being short-listed for interview, you will be contacted via email within 28 working days of the closing date. Please ensure you check your junk/spam boxes as well as your inbox in case any correspondence has been delivered there. 

Online Search 

An online search will be undertaken on all shortlisted candidates.  This search does not form part of the shortlisting process and you will have the opportunity to discuss any issues of concern that may arise from this search at the interview. 

Hours:  Full time Class Teacher with additional 0.4 TLR 2A (possibility of increasing to full time TLR)

Grade:  MPR to UPR (£28,000 – £43,685 pa) plus TLR2a (0.4 per week)

Location:  Sacred Heart Primary School, Sedgley Road East, Tipton, DY4 8UH

Closing Date:   Friday 3rd November 2023 at midday

Shortlisting Date: w/c Monday 6th November 2023

Interview Date: Monday 13th November 2023

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