Primary Teaching Jobs in Birmingham


Primary Teaching Jobs in Birmingham

In Birmingham there are many educational places to take Primary School students. One place where you could visit is The National Sea Life Centre, as it allows students to learn the different species and facts about them, whilst walking around and seeing the sea life creatures. Another educational place in Birmingham to visit is the Museum and Art Gallery. This is because they support subject areas across the national curriculum from early years to further education. Also, you could visit the Thinktank. It's Birmingham's award winning science museum and offers everything from steam engines, talking robots and chocolate wrapping machines. You will also find hands-on exhibits and historical collections.

Do you prosper on creating nurturing relationships with pupils and creating safe and fun learning environments? If the answer is yes you have come to the right place as we will be able to assist you to look for local Primary School Teacher Jobs.

Flourish Education are a West Midlands based teaching supply agency, which works with a number of Primary schools and nurseries within Birmingham. Our focus is to develop a devoted network of teaching professionals who will add value to the school’s results and reputation.

Most primary school teaching jobs are in state schools and academies, but you could also work as an independent Primary School Teacher in a range of independent schools and pupil referral units, teaching the subject of your preference. As our supply teaching agency supplies staff, supervisors and teaching assistants who cover all subjects throughout nursery, reception, key stage 1 and key stage 2.

In Birmingham there are multiple Ofsted Outstanding Schools such as St Matthew's CofE Primary School, Cromwell Junior and Infant School and Lozells Junior and Infant School and Nursery. 

What you’ll do as a Primary School Teacher

As a primary school teacher you will teach subjects in the primary national curriculum at key stage 1 and key stage 2. You may teach in a state schools and academies, but you could also work in independent schools and pupil referral units.

Entry Requirements to become a Primary School Teacher

To become a primary school teacher, you’ll need:

  • GSCEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) in English, Maths and Science
  • Passes in numeracy and literacy skills tests
  • Enhanced background checks by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Although it is not essential, you’ll find it useful to have some school experience to support your application.

Skills required of a Primary School Teacher

There are multiple skills required to become a Primary school teacher such as the ability to inspire and motivate, creativity to design activities and materials, IT, organisational and planning skills and the ability to manage classes and deal with challenging behaviour.

Your day-to-day tasks may include

As a primary school teacher you will have many tasks to carry out every day. These include planning lessons and preparing teaching materials, marking and assessing children’s work, providing a safe and healthy environment, discussing children’s progress with parents and carers, attending meetings and training and organising outings, social activities and sports events.


When starting out, Primary School teachers range from £22,917 to £33,824. Then as they get more experienced they range from £35,927 to £38,633 and finally when they are highly experienced they range from £39,374 to £59,857. However these figures are just a guide as your salary will depend on many factors including location, responsibilities and class size.

Career path

You could move into pastoral care and with experience you could become a specialist leader of education, supporting teachers in other schools. You could even progress into curriculum leader, deputy head and head teacher or you could even become a private tutor.

Become a Primary School Teacher today!

Primary School teaching can be an incredibly rewarding career, as you can have the ability to inspire young children during the most important years of their life and development. As well as giving them access to good education to be able to progress throughout their lives.   

If you feel that you have the skills and qualifications to be a primary school teacher whether it is a teaching assistant, full time or part time teaching job and are looking for local work and support in your next career move, please do not hesitate to contact us on 0300 303 3227.

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