Nursery Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Yardley Primary School, London, E4 7PH

This job expired on 20 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    20 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    28 April 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (1 year)


Dependent on experience

Nursery Teacher (Maternity Cover) job summary

Our Early Years and Foundation stage is crucial to our pupils making the best start possible for their educational journeys. We are looking for a qualified teacher with experience teaching in Nursery to join our team on a 1-year contract to cover maternity leave.

Key Duties

Teaching and Learning
• Carry out teaching duties as required and in accordance with the school’s schemes of work including the EYFS guidelines.
• Liaise with colleagues to deliver units of work in a collaborative way.
• Direct the work of the Nursery Team.
• Work with TLR team when required.
• Teach according to the educational needs of the pupils assigned to him/her, including setting and marking work considered desirable for the good performance of the pupils in terms of academic and social development.
• Seek to motivate, support and stretch pupils to achieve their full potential.
• Set targets for pupil attainment levels.
• Set work for pupils absent from school.
• Demonstrate exemplary classroom practice.
• Expand one’s knowledge, understanding and skills by keeping up to date with recent education initiatives and literature.
• Monitor the condition and safe use of classroom equipment and facilities.
• Follow standard, ‘whole school’ agreed policies.
• Work with parents to enable them to understand the teaching programme, pupil assessment and how to help their children progress.

Pupil Progress
● Monitor pupil review processes and procedures in the EYFS to monitor the progress of individual pupils.
● Meet regularly with the Assistant Head/Early Year Leader to discuss pupils whose academic progress is of concern.

Standards and Quality Assurance
● Support the aims and ethos of the school.
● Set an example of professional conduct and personal commitment to the education and welfare of the children in the school which can be followed by colleagues and appreciated by parents.
● Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance.
● Attend and participate in presentations for parents and pupil performances/productions.
● Uphold the school’s code of conduct and uniform regulations.
● Attend team and staff meetings.
● Assist staff in meeting professional targets through observation and appraisal.

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Supporting documents

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

About Yardley Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
474 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

Yardley Primary School is a 2 form entry community school school situated on the edge of Chingford in Waltham Forest with a long proven record of academic success. As a school we aim to provide a safe, stimulating and inspirational environment for children to learn and thrive academically, socially, physically and emotionally. We teach a broad and balanced curriculum which enables our pupils to become literate and numerate with high levels of spoken, investigative and problem solving skills, together with a balanced view of the World.

This is underpinned by the promotion of our core values of honesty, responsibility, trust, respect, enjoyment and a positive attitude to competition and good manners. We are offering the chance to work with a supportive team with a strong ethos of collective responsibility. The school is set in large spacious grounds and our pupils are hard-working and excellently behaved.

More information about the school can be found on our website www.yardleyprimary.co.uk

Successful applicants will have an enhanced Criminal Record Check via DBS. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members of staff to share this commitment.

Closing date Friday 20th May 2022

Interviews week beginning Monday 23rd May 2022

For an application pack, please contact Pauline Dorney via email office@yardleyprimary.co.uk

Arranging a visit to Yardley Primary School

Candidates are welcome to visit the school before applying. Please email office@yardleyprimary.co.uk or call 02085293671 to arrange.

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