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Reception Teacher

Employer:
Fox Hill School
Salary:
MPS/UPS
Location:
Fox Hill Primary School
Contract:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
14/12/2018 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
Pri/18/82547
Fox Hill School

Come and join us at our GOOD school (Ofsted September 2018) and make a positive impact on our future generation!  

Reception Teacher

Required for maternity cover from April 2019 to December 2019

We would welcome applications from suitably experienced teachers and NQTs.

We can offer you:

  • a one-form entry Primary School and Nursery with great pupils who are enthusiastic to learn and enjoy being challenged - read our recent Ofsted report to find out more.
  • a place of work where personal growth is encouraged and supported
  • a staff TEAM who are working well together to ensure positive outcomes for all children
  • a school which promotes learning through fun, enjoyment and through a broad and balanced curriculum
  • an excellent programme of CPD and a good track record of supporting NQTs
  • up to date IT systems and support
  • a committed Governing Body and parents/carers who support the school

We need someone like you!  Do you have:

  • a proven record of good or outstanding classroom teaching
  • experience of teaching in an early years setting
  • high expectations for both yourself and the children with an understanding of educating the whole child through a creative and challenging curriculum
  • a good understanding of assessment in order to improve outcomes for all
  • a desire to inspire, motivate and make a real difference
  • a commitment to raising standards and ‘taking risks’
  • the belief that all children can achieve their full potential

You really must come and see our school for yourself!  If you feel that this could be the job for you and you know that you can work well within a supportive team, have a good sense of humour and the ability to inspire children to achieve their best.

Please come and meet our Headteacher, children and staff to find out more.  We look forward to welcoming you to the school.

Visits can be arranged either by phoning 01344 421809 or by emailing the HT’s secretary Sandra Hughes at shughes@foxhillschool.co.uk

Closing date:  Friday 14th December at 12.00pm but applications will be considered upon receipt.

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 18th December  2018.

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.

Disability

We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.

Safeguarding

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.

References

On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

Further information on this vacancy

Apply Online