Five Spires Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references and clearances, including an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.


Class Teacher

Post:  Class Teacher (KS2) 

Salary:  MPS 1 – MPS 3 (NQTs and early career teachers are encouraged to apply) 

Start Date: 1st September 2021


We are a wonderful one-form entry school located in historic Lichfield; our staff are passionate about delivering a first-class education to our children. As our school grows to full capacity next year, serving from Nursery to Year 6, we have an exciting opportunity for a talented, inspiring and dedicated class teacher to join our team. We are seeking an individual who shares our vision and commitment to ensuring the very best for the children that we teach.


We are looking for someone who:

  • has teaching experience in KS2, with proven ability as a strong classroom practitioner

  • has excellent subject knowledge and a sound understanding of the primary national curriculum

  • is a hardworking and dedicated practitioner; able to motivate and inspire pupils

  • is enthusiastic, resourceful and committed to ensuring the highest possible standards of pupil achievement and personal development, supporting every child to flourish

  • is willing to contribute to the life of the school and its community

  • has a commitment to their own personal and professional development

  • works effectively in partnership with all stakeholders

  • is able to work co-operatively as part of a team

  • has a good sense of humour and willing to ‘go the extra mile’

  • takes responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.


In turn, we can offer you:

  • A supportive Leadership team committed to your professional development

  • Fantastic, enthusiastic children who are eager to learn

  • A professional, dedicated, and friendly teaching team

  • A supportive wider school community

  • Wonderful facilities, such as a 4D-cinema suite to support teaching, learning and sensory needs

  • A wider network within REAch2 Academy Trust of support, exceptional practice, and excellent CDP

  • Accredited NQT Training programme and NQT Mentor


If you feel you have all the necessary attributes, are highly motivated and dedicated to making a positive difference to children’s lives then we would love to hear from you.

Visits to the school will take place in line with our COVID-19 procedures. We are offering tours with the Head Teacher and Deputy Head Teacher, with a chance for an informal chat.


Please contact the school office on 01543 223680 to book on one of these tours:

  • Wednesday 10th March at 4pm

  • Monday 15th March at 4pm

  • Wednesday 17th March at 4pm

Closing Date: Sunday 21st March 2021, 5.00pm
Interview Dates: Monday 29th March & Tuesday 30th March 2021
Application Form: Please email your completed application form to Maria Barnard, School Business Manager at:

Application Pack

Application Form



Lunchtime Supervisor

Post:  Lunchtime Supervisor 

Hours: 8 hours 45 minutes a week (11.15am to 1.00pm), Term time only (38 weeks plus 5 Inset Days)

Salary:  NJC Spinal Point 1 

Start Date: tbc

Contract Type: Permanent

Five Spires Academy is a one-form entry school for children aged 4 to 11 years old that opened its doors in September 2015. We are a very friendly school where children are encouraged to become confident, caring and articulate and to use their abilities to the full. We aim to provide a calm and happy atmosphere and set high standards of respect, courtesy, hard work and achievement for all children and adults.

We are part of the REAch2 Academy Trust family and foster close links with other schools throughout the Trust aiming to share resources, facilities and expertise to ensure the best teaching and learning possible.

We are seeking to appoint a new member of staff to join our lunchtime team. Potential candidates should have an enjoyment of working with children and the ability to supervise them appropriately and communicate with them effectively.

Candidates should also:

  • Have a flexible approach to working

  • Works well within a team

  • Displays initiative and ability to work independently

  • Is enthusiastic and dynamic

  • Be reliable with a sense of commitment

  • Ability to deal in a calm and confident manner with behavioural issues

  • A willingness to promote the ethos of the school

  • Good communication skills

  • Be able to adhere to health and safety standards/policies/practice


If you feel that you would like to be part of a growing school in Lichfield that is committed to excellence, we would like to hear from you.

Application packs available below or can be requested from the office and should be returned to

© 2016 Five Spires Primary Academy


Cherry Orchard


WS14 9AN

Tel: 01543 223680


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