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  • Start date details

    August 2023

  • Closing date

    16 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: Monday-Friday

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 Months

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Mowmacre Hill Primary School

Full-time fixed-term EYFS Lead Teacher

Grade: MPS (M1 – M6)

Mowmacre Hill Primary School is seeking to appoint a EYFS Lead Teacher. We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible, highly motivated person who will be committed to improving outcomes for all our children, along with a passion for providing inspirational learning experiences.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Lead the EYFS team, including Preschool
  • Closely liaise with parents and guardians, professionals within Early Years Foundation Stage and the wider school, including fellow staff and colleagues from the Trust and external agencies (for example, health professionals and social workers).
  • Motivate children’s learning, both indoors and outdoors, encouraging learning through experience
  • Ensure the smooth transition between Nursery and Reception and Reception to Year
  • Implement and deliver an appropriately broad, balanced and relevant curriculum for pupils, incorporating the areas of learning for Early Years Foundation Stage in line with the policies of the school.
  • Facilitate, support and monitor the overall progress and development of EYFS pupils and designated groups of pupils.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Early Years training
  • To have teaching experience of children under 5 and an understanding of transition from Nursery to Reception and Reception to Year 1
  • A commitment to supporting and enhancing our school’s ethos and vision
  • Excellent Early Years Practitioner with a thorough understanding of the Early Years Foundation Stage and a commitment to the highest standards of teaching and learning
  • A clear understanding of how young children learn and the ability to plan for effective and high quality teaching and learning in the Early Years

Please refer to the document attached for a full Job Description and Person Specification, and to support with your

What the school offers its staff

In return we will give you the opportunity to:

  • Be an integral member of the team in a vibrant and exciting school
  • Work within a supportive school in a beautiful setting
  • Be part of an exciting whole school growth project with opportunity for career progression
  • Create an outstanding learning environment to enable the success of all our children
  • Work with highly engaged, enthusiastic children with positive attitudes
  • Play a significant part in continuing to develop our school with regular designated time to carry out research and develop pedagogical approaches to teaching and learning
  • Be part of a wider community of Discovery Schools Academy Trust
  • Pension scheme
  • Talk to us about flexible working

Why Choose Us:

It is our mission to provide our pupils with a stimulating and engaging curriculum in a safe and secure environment. We value and respect all individuals and our ethos gives our community the confidence to achieve their full potential and to be the best that they can be, and in doing so make a positive contribution to society.

Discovery Schools Academy Trust is dedicated to improving learning and teaching by creating a culture that promotes excellence. The needs of all children are placed at the heart of all decision making regardless of the school they attend. Teaching and learning excellence is shared through learning networks, sharing of ideas and materials as well as leading practitioners between schools. Discovery has developed a school improvement system which focuses on improving outcomes for all children. It also places staff development, talent management and succession planning at the heart of achieving outstanding organisations.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Mowmacre Hill Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
395 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Our school is a fantastic place to be – we have a dedicated team who support our children, we strive for excellence and are united in providing experiences that will support children in their life-long learning.

We encourage all children to have high aspirations – giving them experiences and a voice to aspire to what ever they wish to be. The well-being of our children is equally important to us and we put this at the heart of everything that we do for our pupils and their families. Our well-being team are well known in the community and provide a service that enhances, nurtures and supports our families where and when needed.

We work hard to ensure that our environment is safe and secure but also bright and colourful that reflects the high-quality learning that takes place. We strongly believe that children will achieve their full potential when they also have the support of their parents and local community, therefore as a school we work hard to build these relationships.

Arranging a visit to Mowmacre Hill Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hrhelpdesk@discoveryschoolstrust.org.uk.

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