Reception Class Teacher

Olympic Primary, Wellingborough, NN8 3QA

Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 5:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type



M1 - M6

Reception Class Teacher job summary

“Because children only get one chance to benefit from a great education.”This is our ‘why’ at Lion Academy Trust - it is our reason for doing everything that we do.

Do you agree with us? Then we want to hear from you!

We are looking for an Early Years focused teacher to join our fantastic school within our reception classes who is committed to be as effective as they can be for our children. We will only recruit staff that can engage and inspire both pupils and colleagues. Successful candidates will be resilient, hardworking and willing to go the extra mile to ensure that our provision is 'Good or better, everyday'

We pride ourselves on being a caring and supportive employer with dedicated career development pathways.

We are a popular and fully-inclusive primary school situated in the Queensway area of Wellingborough. We became a member of the Lion Academy Trust in September 2018 and are well on our journey to making Olympic Primary an outstanding school. We have a fully resourced school and an embedded Trust pedagogy. This includes a developed programme of investment in the IT infrastructure and environment of the school both internally and externally.

What we can offer you:
A dynamic leadership team, to offer you the support and guidance that you need;
Experienced teachers to mentor you with commitment, drive and a genuine smile;
Bespoke Trust CPD and external professional development opportunities;
Teachers benefit from teacher development time in addition to PPA to support their personal growth;
A network of schools which provides you with a group of staff, wider than your school, to learn from and be supported by;
Cutting-edge technology provided by partners Google and Apple;
All teachers receive a Chromebook that converts to a tablet, to support planning.
A staff perks membership: providing loyalty rewards and discounts from retailers;
Any employee assistance programme that is free to all employees and their families

You can find out more information about the school by visiting our school website and Facebook page where you will find a recently filmed video and lots of other information that will give you a real insight into our school community (

We welcome all prospective candidates to arrange a call with one of our senior leadership team to talk through this career opportunity. Please contact the school office on to arrange.

We look forward to hearing from you and receiving your application.

Closing date: Monday 23rd May 2022

Interview date: Wednesday 25th May 2022

Start date: Potential July 2022 for ECT applications, September 2022 for other applicants.

The Lion Academy Trust is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children.
The successful candidate will require two positive references from current and previous employers. The position is subject to an enhanced DBS and medical checks.

Applying for the job

Please email Kerry Ridge, Operations Manager at for an application pack

Supporting documents

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

About Olympic Primary

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

We are forward-thinking, caring and, most important of all, a happy school where pupils of all abilities and social backgrounds achieve. Our children are at the heart of everything we do and all the decisions we make. Our children are well-behaved and always aspire to be “the best versions of themselves”.

Arranging a visit to Olympic Primary

Please email the school office at to arrange a tour of our school

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