Foundation Stage Teacher

St Mary's Church of England Primary School, Bideford, Devon, EX39 2QN

18 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    5 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (2 terms in the first instance)


MPS 1-6

Foundation Stage Teacher job summary

The governors and I are excited to be able to offer this opportunity to temporarily join our large, dynamic and forward-thinking school. This vacancy arises due to one of our foundation stage teachers going on maternity leave. The role is for September 2022, is 0.6 FTE currently allocated over 3 full days, Mon - Weds and for 2 terms in the first instance.

This is a very well-resourced school, supported by effective leadership and governance, committed to developing the opportunities and achievements of our pupils
We are looking for someone:
* with Foundation stage experience
* a proven track record of pupil progress and closing gaps in attainment
* Evidence of exemplary positive behaviour management skills
* Commitment to upholding the school’s ethos, including the Christian distinctiveness.
* Recent EYFS training particularly in phonics teaching and the new curriculum
* Be inclusive and knowledgeable about the ways that children learn
* Have a positive, proactive and creative approach to teaching with the ability to provide exciting learning opportunities for children.
*Have high expectations of children's learning and behaviour and a clear understanding of progress and standards
* Have an active, innovative and determined approach to enable all children to achieve their very best;
*Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage workload and team work effectively.

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Supporting documents

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About St Mary's Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
416 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01237 477288

St Mary's CE VC Primary is a 2 form entry primary school in the North Devon town of Bideford.

“Together we journey to a future of opportunity.”
Our vision is to give every child the skills and experiences they need for their next step in life. At St. Mary’s C of E Primary School, we aim to provide a high-quality education that develops children intellectually, socially, morally, physically and spiritually within a Christian environment. Through the school’s ethos and collective worship, we use the Bible as guidance, as teaching and as our compass. In our school, children learn to respect the diversity within their community, themselves, differences of others and their surroundings. Children will leave our school on the next part of their journey in life with the confidence and the ability to make responsible and appropriate choices. They aspire to be the best they can and are valued members of the community.

Arranging a visit to St Mary's Church of England Primary School

Visits to the school are very welcome, please either email Naomi Tottle, Headteacher on or call on 01237 477288 to arrange a suitable time.

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