Nursery Teacher

Hours: Part time – 0.5 FTE

Contract type: Permanent

St Thomas Centre Nursery School

Bell Barn Road


B15 2AF

Telephone number: 0121 464 0003

Email address:

Required 1 January 2024

We are excited to offer the position of EYFS classroom teacher to a forward-thinking, innovative individual with a passion for education. The post offers the right candidate the opportunity to strengthen the quality of our provision, while making a difference to life chances of our children. This vacancy is offered as a permanent, part time contract.

As an EYFS classroom teacher you will work alongside a dedicated and experienced team to continue to drive standards forward through strong teaching and learning.

Who are we looking for?

You will need:

To be a highly effective teacher.

A strong subject knowledge across the EYFS phase.

An inclusive ethos with children at the centre of your vision.

An excellent teaching record and evidence of impact of your teaching and learning.

Excellent communication and inter-personal skills that motivate, lead, support and challenge.

To be committed to the safeguarding of children.

In return, we can offer you:

A school that is committed to the wellbeing, work life balance and professional development of all staff.

The opportunity to join a team where leaders at all levels work together effectively to drive improvement and build quality in the school.

The Birmingham Federation of Maintained Nursery schools is made up of 9 Nursery Schools delivering inclusive high-quality early education and care to children aged 2-5 years across Birmingham. We have a vibrant and enthusiastic staff of qualified teachers, teaching assistants, nursery officers, play workers, administrators and other support staff who make up our large team.

As well as exceptional and inclusive provision for children and families, we are committed to professional development.

Our settings are culturally diverse with many languages spoken. We have a reputation for supporting children with a range of special educational needs and disabilities, as well as support for families who may have additional challenges in their lives.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If you are interested in this challenge, with the support of both experienced leaders across the Federation and a welcoming and supportive team of staff at St Thomas Centre Nursery School, we would like to hear from you. Visits to the school are most welcome by prior arrangement. Please contact Stuart Brown (Headteacher) via: to arrange an appointment.

Closing date: 23 October 2023, midday

Please download an application pack or alternatively, email: quoting ref: ES2425

Completed applications should be returned via email to:

Shortlisting: Week commencing 23 October.

Interviews: Week commencing 23 October.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.  All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references. 

Rehabilitation of offenders: This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

An online search will also be carried out as part of due diligence on all short-listed candidates.



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