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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    12 May 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Skilled Worker visas can be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: This is a full-time role. Dedicated PPA time is provided weekly. PPA is taken at the same time as the other reception teacher PPA

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£31,350 and £44,579

What skills and experience we're looking for

Qualified Teacher status

Experience of teaching in the Early Years Foundation Stage whether in a previous role or on a training placement

To have a clear understanding of the EYFS as well as the National Curriculum and its application.

To know the key principles of excellent early years practice, including the prime importance of a high quality environment to promote learning through play.

To understand the importance of adult interactions in child initiated learning

To deliver high quality interactions in child initiated learning

To be able to adapt to the environment both indoors and outdoors to reflect the children’s’ interests and

To be able to plan activities and opportunities to meet the interests and next steps of the children

Ability to develop strong relationships with parents, including a desire to include parents regularly in learning

Ability to set high standards and to be a role model for staff and pupils

Displays warmth, care and forms strong relationships with children and staff

A belief that all children can learn and progress from their starting points

High expectations of themselves and others

To value the importance of the team and to be a great team player

Open minded, self evaluative and adaptable to changing circumstances and new ideas

Able to enthuse and reflect upon experience

Willingness to be involved in the wider life of the school

What the school offers its staff

A reception class of no more than 23 children

A qualifed early years practitioner to support

A highly experienced and supportive team around you

Experienced ECT mentors if applicable

Well behaved, enthusiastic and delightful children to teach

A high quality well resourced environment

Beautiful grounds to play and learn in

A focus on staff wellbeing

Employee assistance programme

Further details about the role

We are seeking a teacher to join our EYFS team to teach one of our reception classes. Eastbury Farm Primary School admits 45 children each year. This means our classes are smaller than average, having two teachers for 45 children. Each teacher is supported by a highly qualified and experienced Early Years Practitioner. Whatever stage you are at in your career, we are offer a supportive environment where work life balance is prioritised. For newly qualified teachers, we have the expertise to support on your ECT journey both through our experience in mentoring and our experienced staff. We have a lovely balance of great experience and teachers newer to the profession. What is key to us is for our new member of staff to be child centred, inclusive and passionate about continuing to learn and develop, regardless of your career stage.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Governors and staff of Eastbury Farm are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and visitors to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) as well as other pre-appointment checks, including an online check, outlined in Keeping Children Safe in Education (September 2022).

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About Eastbury Farm Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
341 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01923 824543

Eastbury Farm Primary School is a 1.5 form entry school in Northwood. We fall under the local authority of Hertfordshire (London Fringe area) but border the borough of Hillingdon (Outer London area). The school is made up of a 30 hours nursery class, two reception classes and then three mixed classes per key stage: 3x Y1/2 classes in KS1, 3x Y3/4 classes in lower KS2 and 3x Y5/6 classes in upper KS2.

We are a happy, caring school which is, at the same time, dynamic and forward thinking. We teach children ‘how to learn' and our curriculum is designed to place learning firmly at the centre of all we do. We are very proud of our achievements. Eastbury Farm Primary School provides an interesting and stimulating environment where children are encouraged to become independent and confident. Our aim is to enable every child to achieve as highly as possible. We believe that only by working together can parents and the school ensure the best for our children. Our policies are based on equal opportunities for all.

Arranging a visit to Eastbury Farm Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@eastburyfarm.herts.sch.uk.

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