EYFS and Year 1 Teacher

Staveley Community Primary School, Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 9LQ

This job expired on 23 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type



£25,714 - £36,961 per annum

EYFS and Year 1 Teacher job summary

Job Role: EYFS and Year 1 Teacher

(Base Leader for the right candidate)

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teacher to teach in our EYFS and Year 1 class, Apple Class. Apple Class is a mixed age group class with children in Nursery, Reception and Year 1. There is also the possibility for the right candidate to take on the role of Base Leader at Staveley.

Hours: 1.0FTE

Contract type: Permanent

About us

At Staveley Community Primary and Nursery School and in the TIG Federation, we are passionate about nurturing and inspiring our children so that they can meet their full potential.

For more information, please visit our website.

We can offer you:

• Enthusiastic, friendly children who are keen to learn.

• A welcoming school where children are at the heart of what we do.

• A supportive, understanding and motivated team across the federation.

• Distributed subject leadership role across the federation, with the benefit of working in a small school setting.

• Opportunities to further develop your career as a teacher.

• An experienced and supportive staff team, including experienced teaching assistants. We all work together well at this school.

• A wonderful outdoor learning environment, including a large outdoor learning environment for EYFS/Y1.

About the role

We are looking for a hardworking, resilient person with a sense of fun who will always put the children first and is able to respond appropriately to the wide-ranging needs of our pupils. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your ability to:

• Set high expectations, which inspire, motivate and challenge all pupils

• Establish a safe and stimulating environment for pupils, rooted in mutual respect

• Demonstrate good subject and curriculum knowledge

• Support children and families with wellbeing

• Make accurate and productive use of assessment

• Become involved and make a positive contribution to the wider life and ethos of the school and the federation

• Work as part of a team in close partnership with other teachers and teaching assistants

• Show a commitment to working in partnership with parents

Please see the job description attached for full details.

About you

We are looking for candidates who can show that they have:

• An enthusiasm for teaching children.

• Knowledge of child development and how children learn.

• The ability to show patience, always remaining calm and consistent.

• Reliability and integrity.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

• An ability to be reflective and self-critical.

• Flexibility and approachability with a good sense of humour.

• A positive and enthusiastic attitude.

• An ability to be positive about challenge and change.

Above all, we are looking for someone who has a belief in the unlimited potential of every pupil. If you think that person is you, we would be delighted to meet you!

Please see the person specification attached for full details.

Other information

Visits to school are welcomed. Please e-mail Adele Collins in the school office at

admin@staveley.n-yorks.sch.uk for further details about each of the roles EYFS and Base Leader, (you can apply for one or both) or to request a visit, Zoom call or phone call to discuss the posts on 01423 340338.

Completed applications should be e-mailed to admin@staveley.n-yorks.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: Monday 23rd May at 12.00 noon

Interviews: Will take place on Monday 25th Ma

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Staveley Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
58 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

I am delighted to welcome you to Staveley Primary and Nursery School. We are a small village school with big ambitions, set in the heart of our village community. Staveley Primary and Nursery School is part of a Federation of schools with Kirk Hammerton C of E Primary School. Through the ethos of the TIG Federation (Togetherness Inspires Growth) we seek to broaden the experience of children in small school settings and share the skills of our experienced and dedicated staff.

Our vision is:

'Together we grow a nurturing community of inspirational learning, insight and wisdom, flourishing in an environment where we feel safe and valued.'

Through living out our values Respect Friendship Compassion Trust Perseverance we seek to grow our nuturing community and recognise that each child is an individual, that all children need to succeed and also should gain an understanding of the wider context of our local and world community.

Myself and/or Mrs Appleton, Assistant Headteacher across Staveley and Kirk Hammerton C of E Primary Schools, would love to show you around and tell you more. Please contact the school office if you would to visit to school for a tour.

Elisabeth Mellor

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