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Meadows Primary School

early years lead


We are looking to appoint an experienced class teacher with a passion for Early Year’s education and effective transition to Key Stage 1 to fill our teaching vacancy, currently within our very welcoming Reception team.

Personal attributes

We are looking for someone who:

- is committed to ensuring the highest possible standards for all children in their care 

- demonstrates teaching performance that is typically good; particularly in Reception or Year 1 

- is dedicated to ensuring the well-being of pupils 

- is a flexible team player who can teach in Reception and understands outcomes in Key Stage 1

We can offer the successful candidate:

- an excellent induction and school-based coaching support 

- exciting opportunities to develop the outdoor curriculum linked to Forest School learning 

- opportunity to work within a highly committed, supportive EYFS staff team 

- delightful children who are eager to learn

Salary & Benefits

Job Title: Early Years Lead

Contract type: Permanent – full time

Salary Grade: MPR/UPR + TLR2 (£3,449)

The Meadows has adopted the Birmingham Model Pay Policy. The job is available on both the main pay range and the upper page range.


The Meadows Primary School and Resource Base
Bristol Road South
West Midlands
B31 2SW

Supporting documents

Deadline and how to apply

Closing date for applications: Thursday 23rd February 2023

Selection Process: Friday 24th February 2023

Lesson observation: Monday 27th February 2023

Interview date following successful observation: Tuesday 28th February 2023

Please return completed application forms to: m.singh@meadowsprimary.org

Informal visits are warmly welcomed. To book an appointment, please contact the school office on 0121 675 3203. At ‘The Meadows’ we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

Equal opportunities

The Meadows Primary School will ensure that all existing and potential employees receive equal consideration, and is committed to the elimination of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of gender, race, disability, colour, ethnic and national origin, nationality, sexuality, marital status, responsibility for defendants, religion, trade union activity and age (up to 65).