Job Vacancies

The Governors are looking to appoint the following members of staff

Blue Coat Infant and Junior Schools serve a multi-cultural community. Both schools have a strong commitment to high standards and a caring Christian ethos.

We are a Federation of the Blue Coat Infant and Junior schools. The two popular schools share a commitment to high standards and a strong Christian ethos. We enjoy strong support from our parents and the schools successfully serve their multi-faith community. Both schools are three form entry and there are over 650 children attending the two schools.

Assistant Head Teacher

Federation Inclusion, Safeguarding and Behaviour Leader


To start 1st September 2019 – Leadership scale L6 to L10

The Governors have created an exciting new position in the Federation and they are looking to appoint an excellent teacher and leader. There are two existing Assistant Heads, one based in the Infant School and one based in the Junior School with a key focus on the leadership of teaching and learning. The new Assistant Head will hold a key leadership role and s/he will be a member of the Executive Leadership Team. The new post holder will be responsible for leading and managing the inclusion, safeguarding and behaviour provision across both schools. The new post holder will lead an existing highly skilled Federation inclusion team of SENDCOs, learning mentors and teaching assistants. The post holder will also work closely with the Executive Head and Deputy Executive Head as well as the two other Assistant Heads to plan and deliver the strategic development of the two schools.

The post holder will have a 0.5 teaching commitment in our Success Centre which is attended by a small group of children with complex needs requiring specialised teaching and support. The post holder will be part of a Success Centre staff team which includes another teacher and a number of teaching assistants.

The children attending the Success Centre can be from any primary year group so experience and an ability to teach across all primary key stages is desirable. Previous experience leading and managing inclusion, safeguarding and behaviour, as well as teaching vulnerable children with complex needs will also be desirable.

AHT Job Description

General Info

Federation Privacy Notice for Job Applicants

Application Form Teaching Staff

Last date for receipt of completed application: 12.30pm Wednesday 27th March 2019

Interview date for shortlisted applicants: Monday 8th April 2019



Main scale or UPS depending on skills and experience

To start: 1st September, 2019

The Governors are looking to appoint a highly effective teacher. The successful applicant could be based initially in the Infant or Junior Schools and the flexibility to teach in any primary key stage is desirable.

Teacher Application Letter

Class Teacher Advert

Class Teacher Job Description

Person Specification Teacher

Revised General info – Jan 18

Federation Privacy Notice for Job Applicants (2) – Copy

Application form teaching staff.doc

Last date for receipt of completed application: 12.30pm Friday 15th March, 2019


Breakfast/After School Club Manager

Permanent Pay scale: G6 pt 24 – pt 29

27 hours per week term time only – (flexibility for hours to be negotiated with the successful candidate)

Governors are seeking to appoint as soon as possible an efficient, skilled, hard working and caring Manager to lead the Breakfast and After School Club (known as Blue Coat Plus). The Club is very popular with the community and daily sessions are generally full to their capacity of 40. The successful applicant will lead a team of skilled and enthusiastic club staff.

There is some flexibility around the make-up of the hours required to ensure a manageable working timetable for the successful applicant.

Info Letter After School Club Manager March 2019

Blue Coat Plus Manager advert March 2019

Blue Coat Plus Manager Job description March 2019

Revised General info – Jan 18

Federation Privacy Notice for Job Applicants

Support Staff Application Form

Last date for receipt of completed application: 12pm Wednesday 10th April 2019.


Lunch Time Supervisors

Salary:- Walsall Council Living Wage £8.50 per hour (pro rata) Term-time only

1 hour 15 minutes per day/6 hours 15 minutes per week over lunchtime

Governors are seeking to appoint, as soon as possible, a dedicated and enthusiastic Lunch Time Supervisor. The post holder will help support the children in the dining hall and supervise them inside and outside during the lunchtime break.

Successful candidates will be based initially at the Junior School and be expected to work Monday to Friday during term time.

Info Letter Lunchtime Supervior March 19

Lunchtime Supervisor Advert March 19

Lunchtime Supervisor Job Description

Revised General Info

Federation Privacy Notice for Job Applicants

Support Staff Application Form

Last Date for receipt of completed application: 12 noon Thursday 4th April 2018.

We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

There is an exclusive package of employee benefits available for all Blue Coat Federation employees.

Appointments are subject to DBS enhanced clearance, plus 2 suitable professional references. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Informal visits to the schools are welcome. Please contact Mrs Karen Baker on 01922 720921 to make an appointment.

Application forms and further details are available from: Mrs. Karen Baker, Blue Coat Church of England (Aided) Infant and Junior Schools’ Federation, Springhill Road, Walsall, WS1 2LP  –  Telephone: 01922 720921     Fax: 01922 640013

Application forms are also available electronically by emailing:

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