Attention all passionate educators!

Zest Education is currently seeking a dedicated Year 1 Teacher to join a wonderful school in Lichfield. This full-time role is set to commence in May and will run through the academic year.

The school in Lichfield is a vibrant and inclusive learning environment that values creativity, collaboration, and student-centred learning. With a supportive staff team and enthusiastic students, this school provides a nurturing space for both professional growth and academic excellence. The behaviour across the school is good as the children enjoy attending due to the exciting learning opportunities they’re given.

As a Year 1 Teacher, your roles and responsibilities will include creating engaging lesson plans (appropriate PPA time will be allocated in your weekly timetable), fostering a positive classroom environment, and delivering differentiated instruction to meet the diverse needs of the children. You will also be responsible for assessing student progress, providing constructive feedback, and collaborating with colleagues to enhance the overall educational experience.

The ideal candidate for this position should have experience in the teaching and learning of phonics, a crucial skill for early literacy development. If you require additional support in this area, rest assured that the school offers training on its phonics scheme to help you excel in this aspect of teaching.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Jo at  or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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