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  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    30 September 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 January 2023 - 31 August 2023

Full-time equivalent salary

£25714 - £41604

Reception Teacher Temporary Maternity Cover job summary

Are you an NQT or experienced teacher who is looking for an exciting challenge? Wolvercote Primary School needs an excellent Reception teacher with vision and a passion for working with children within primary education.

Our Early Years unit consists of a Nursery and two Reception classes. It is a happy, supportive and vibrant place to work. We welcome applications from experienced and NQT teachers.

We are looking for someone who has high expectations of children’s achievement and behaviour; is keen to learn and develop their own practice; has a caring nature; enjoys building strong relationships and will be a positive role model for children. Resilience and a sense of fun are important!

We offer a warm atmosphere with friendly, enthusiastic children who strive to do their best; a dedicated and supportive team of staff and governors and excellent opportunities for professional development.

Commitment to safeguarding

The River Learning Trust and Wolvercote Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. Please refer to MyNewTerm advert
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About Wolvercote Primary School

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

Our school is part of the River Learning Trust; our collective vision is to be a Trust where pupils and staff thrive in schools which demonstrate:

all-round education, academic success, lifelong learning and strength of character
sustainable continuous improvement; no school standing still
all schools being good and outstanding, or improving rapidly
collaboration that is raising standards, and reducing workload
where pupils, staff, parents and communities value all we do to support the best possible outcomes and experiences for our children and young people

This role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

The River Learning Trust and Wolvercote Primary School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. All staff must ensure that the highest priority is given to following the guidance and regulations to safeguard children and young people. The River Learning Trust are required to conduct online searches about you as part of their shortlisting process in accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance in order to identify any incidents or concerns which are publicly available online. By applying for this role, you acknowledge that such searches will be conducted as part of the shortlisting process. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check Employment will also be conditional on the receipt of at least two acceptable references (one from current/latest employer) and evidence of the formal qualifications required for the role.The River Learning Trust is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community. It is an offence to apply for certain roles within schools if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. You should contact the school if you are unsure if this role includes regulated activity relevant to children.

For all RLT Safer Recruitment Documentation candidates should click on the following link RLT Safer Recruitment Documents for Candidates

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Which means that when applying for certain jobs and activities certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. For further guidance for applicants click on the this link List of offences that are not filtered

Our staff are expected to maintain high standards of ethics and behaviour, within and outside school, by not undermining fundamental British values including democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect, and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs.

What benefits does the Trust offer to its employees?
Annual pay increase for support staff (in line with grade boundaries) and for Teachers (subject to government framework and successful performance review)
A Defined Benefit Pension Scheme with favourable terms for all employees
(Teachers Pension for Teachers; LGPS for Support Staff)
Moving from the public sector? Those without a break in service can be reassured that RLT will recognise their continuous service.
Employee centred and family friendly policies and practises that support you in and beyond your workplace.
Offering flexible working wherever we can, in order to support the work life balance of our employees.
Enhanced sick pay, maternity leave, paternity leave and parental leave.
Competitive holiday entitlement for support staff (minimum 24 days rising to 32 day plus bank holidays per annum - dependent on grade of role and length of service)
Cycle to work scheme
Funded eye tests and glasses for DSE users (subject to T/Cs)

Arranging a visit to Wolvercote Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email leames@wolvercoteprimary.org.

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