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  • Start date details

    Summer Term (later start considered)

  • Closing date

    24 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 February 2023

Job details

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

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  • Highwoods Academy is currently looking for a full-time EYFS teacher to join their team from the Summer Term 2023 (later start dates considered).

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS £28000 to £38810

Pay scale

M1 to M6

What skills and experience we're looking for

What we are looking for in applicants is:

  • An excellent EYFS classroom practitioner

  • Good classroom behaviour management and assessment skills
  • The ability to engage and enthuse pupils having a creative way to approaching lessons within a Reception / primary setting
  • Excellent planning and preparation that meets the needs of all pupils
  • Good communication skills and works well as a team
  • Knowledge of birth-5 matters guidance
  • Knowledge of RWI and its implementation in EYFS

What the school offers its staff

What we can offer:

  • Enthusiastic, well-motivated children
  • Committed staff team
  • Supportive parents and governors
  • On-going professional development opportunities
  • A kind, caring, nurturing environment

Commitment to safeguarding

School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service

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About Highwoods Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Highwoods Academy is situated in Mexborough. We are a small school with a one-form entry, nursery through to year 6.

The school has a very strong community ethos which influences all aspects of school life.

The school has a very strong and committed Leadership Team who support the work of the Head Teacher in leading continuing improvement. The school has a team of dedicated support staff a Learning Mentor, Senior Teaching Assistant and experienced Teaching Assistants.

The pupils of Highwoods Academy come from a range of social and cultural backgrounds. Approximately 25% pupils are on the SEN register. 26% of children are on free school meals.

Extra-curricular activities are a key feature of the school. We use sports coaches to provide high quality provision. We have achieved Basic Skills award and The Healthy Schools Award.

The school is also committed to providing the pupils with exciting and inspiring learning opportunities in order to raise standards. We have developed a learning challenge based approach to the curriculum and we use external visits and visitors to school to provide the pupils with enriched learning experiences.

Arranging a visit to Highwoods Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin-highwoods@empoweringmindsmat.uk.

School location

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