Ref 174825
Term Full Time
Perm / Temp Temporary
Required From 1st September 2021  to 31st August 2022 
Closing Date 14/04/2021 

Tel: 01772 690451
School website:
Roll: 80
We are seeking to appoint a creative motivated and highly skilled Early Years Foundation Stage teacher for our mixed Nursery and Reception class. Children join us from the age of three in the EYFS.

The successful candidate will have recent, successful experience of teaching in the early years and will be committed to ensuring outstanding provision for our children. They will be passionate about teaching and will be able to use their skills, knowledge and enthusiasm to provide a highly effective curriculum.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who:

  • believes in our school and will be totally committed to raising standards and making learning fun and creative with our youngest children.

  • is an inspirational and motivational teacher who understands children and is able to nurture positive relationships with them and their families;

  • can work as part of a team, demonstrating flexibility, co-operation and mutual trust and support and be willing to participate in wider school life.

  • understands the importance of AfL in the classroom and its role in enabling teachers to personalise learning to meet the needs of each child so that they achieve and make maximum progress in their learning.

  • believes that they have something positive to offer to our school and our pupils;

  • has an excellent understanding of how to ensure children behave well and develop a positive attitude to learning, school and the people around them.

  • has an excellent working knowledge of the EYFS curriculum and assessment requirements

  • has an excellent understanding of how to develop an effective learning environment to maximise children's learning, both inside outdoors.

    The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.
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  • Essential Qualifications
  • Relevant degree
  • Qualified Teacher Status
  • Desirable Qualifications
  • Early Years teaching qualification
  • Essential Experience
  • recent experience of teaching in the EYFS
  • effectively managing support staff in class.
  • successful teaching of phonics and a good working knowledge of the `Letters and Sounds' programme.
  • Desirable Experience
  • Recent experience of teaching reception and nursery children.
  • Proposed Interview Date:

    For an informal discussion please contact:

    Please contact the headteacher for a discussion about the role.

    Application forms and further details are available from/returnable to Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.