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Deykin Avenue JI School, Deykin Avenue, Witton, Birmingham, B6 7BU

Tel no. 0121 464 4460

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Job role: Year 4 class teacher (in the first instance) with the possibility of a TLR 2b as a writing lead for an experienced teacher

Job start date: January 2022 (a later start date for the right candidate will be negotiable)


The Governing Board of Deykin Avenue JI School is looking to appoint a dedicated and motivated Year 4 teacher to join our hard-working team. We are a one form entry primary school and serve a wide range of families. As a staff, we know the families well and have excellent home-school relationships.


Applicants will:

  • have high expectations and a commitment to raising standards
  • have a creative approach to the curriculum and deliver learning in exciting ways
  • have excellent interpersonal skills and commitment to working as part of a team


We can offer you:

  • a happy, caring school with an inclusive ethos
  • a friendly, supportive staff team and Governing Board
  • supportive parents and enthusiastic children


ECTs are welcome to apply for the class teacher’s role. Teachers who have experience in leading writing across a school are welcome to state this on their application form if they would like to be considered for a TLR for writing as well.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the School Office on 0121 464 4460 to arrange a visit on: Wednesday 20th October at 1:30 pm, Thursday 21st October at 1:30 pm or Friday 22nd October at 10:00 am. If these times are inconvenient, please contact the School Office to organise a more convenient time.


To request a paper application form, please contact the school on 0121 464 4460. Alternatively, email to request an electronic version.


Closing date: 9 am Friday 5th November 2021

Interview date: Thursday 11th November 2021


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including:

  • 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.


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.