Year 1 Teacher

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting for a Year 1 Teacher to join a Primary School in Smethwick on a temporary to permanent basis. The school is a ‘good’ 2-form entry, faith school, who value providing a welcoming, supportive and challenging learning environment to motivate the school community to succeed.

Our client is seeking a Year 1 class teacher to join the staff team, on a full-time, long-term basis from September, until the end of the academic year with potential to go permanent. This role would be a full- class teaching position, responsibilities would include planning, preparing resources and marking, as well as monitoring and assessing pupils progress and reporting back to pupils, staff and parents. The school use the read, write inc phonics scheme, but can offer training for this.

This Year 1 Teacher role is a full-time, long-term position starting in September and continuing until the end of the academic year but is potentially permanent.

Early Career Teachers (ECTs) are encouraged to apply, the school are happy to support induction.

Working as a Year 1 Teacher you will require:

  • Hold relevant teaching qualifications (QTS – Qualified Teaching Status)
  • Experience working in Key Stage 1 (KS1).
  • Confident behaviour and classroom management skills
  • To work in partnership with the teaching assistant within the class.
  • Early Career Teachers (ECTs formerly NQTs) are encouraged to apply, the school are happy to support induction.

Working as a Year 1 Teacher for Flourish Education you will receive excellent benefits including:

  • A competitive salary of £153.85 – £211.91 per day which equates to £30,000 to £41,333 per annum based on working 5 days a week for the full school year.
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.31% of your day rate.
  • Pension Contributions
  • KCSIE compliant Safeguarding and Prevent Duty Training inclusive of modules relating to legislation, FGM and abuse.
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work from your own dedicated consultant

This Year 1 Teacher role is based in Smethwick and is accessible by car and public transport. There is parking on site for teachers and support staff. It is possible to access school from the surrounding areas of Bearwood, Warley, Winston Green, Soho, West Bromwich. 

If this sounds like the perfect role for you, then please apply now or get in touch with Richard Preece at Flourish Education.


Flourish Education Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects every candidate to share this commitment. All candidates are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Flourish Education is acting as an employment and business agency.