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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 11:18am

  • Date listed

    21 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: 1 FTE

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - duration of Maternity Leave up to 12 months

Pay scale

M1 to UPS3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Rye Community Primary School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, energetic, and adaptable Teacher to join our highly motivated team. We are driven by a pursuit of high academic standards regardless of background and a desire for all pupils to experience an exceptional education. We want every child to grow and flourish in our care.

A preschool teacher must have a great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and preschool educational methods as well as the ability to engage them and earn their trust and attention. The goal is to contribute to the healthy mental and emotional development of the child so they can more easily acclimate in the next level of education.

Our ideal candidate will:

• Have a working knowledge of the EYFS curriculum, policies, and practices.

Have a love of learning and ability to convey this to pupils.

Be enthusiastic, energetic, and open to innovation.

Have good communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team.

Possess effective ICT skills and be open to new uses of technology in the workplace.

Be committed to continuing professional learning.

Have integrity, optimism, and a good sense of humour.

Hold a good honours degree along with qualified teacher status and or EYTS (early years teacher status).

Create plans for daily activities in line with the school curriculum.

Engage with young children in activities that are age-appropriate whilst bearing educational merit.

Foster a positive and healthy learning environment.

Ensure the classroom is always kept in a clean and safe condition.

Encourage creative thinking and learning.

Interact with other teachers and administrative staff as needed.

Communicate with parents regarding child development and progress.

•Have patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we offer:

A happy community committed to the professional development of all colleagues.

A distinctive local context ensuring we place inclusivity at the heart of all we do.

A skilled and experienced team of teachers and other professionals.

A motivated leadership team leading rapid improvement to the pupils’ life chances.

A school in which the pupils are enthusiastic, engaging and thoughtful.

We would be pleased to welcome you for an informal visit to our school prior to application.

Rye Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding the young people in our care and we expect all our staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Commitment to safeguarding

Rye Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. We have a number of policies and procedures in place that contribute to our safeguarding commitment, including our 'Child Protection Policy' which can be viewed in the 'Policies' section of our website.

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About Rye Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
250 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number

Our mission is to make sure all our children can 'Dream, Believe, Achieve'.

Our school is a kind, caring and inclusive space where children feel safe and well-looked after. Every child is known as an individual and their unique talents are recognised and celebrated.

We are part of a family of schools that serve the young people of Rye from two to sixteen years of age, enabling us to offer a consistent nursery, primary and secondary education. We are proud of our place at the centre of the community, serving local children and their families.

Our aim is to unlock the gifts and talents found in every learner regardless of ability, background or need; offer a vibrant curriculum which challenges every child to success; and develop the love of learning and high aspirations that will serve our pupils well as they grow.

Since November 2018, Rye Community Primary School has been part of Aquinas - an educational trust of eleven schools in the south-east; we believe all our children should feel happy and valued. We believe in a strong partnership between home and school - recognising the importance of the child's family in their progress and development.

We look forward to leading Rye Community Primary School into the future and invite you to see for yourselves what we have to offer.

Arranging a visit to Rye Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@ryeprimary.co.uk.

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