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EYFS Teacher

A primary school in Burnley (BB12) are looking to recruit a full-time EYFS Teacher to start in April 2021.

The Role:

The role is to deliver engaging lessons to class within a mainstream EYFS setting. The class is following the EYFS curriculum and the Head Teacher has high expectations of progress for each pupil. Differentiation and creative learning opportunities is a must with this school. The school are looking for the successful applicant in hit the ground running in the Summer term due to the disruption and change for the children during the school closures. This position has occurred due to a long-term sickness of a permanent member of staff, the role is until the end of the academic year with the potential for a permanent contract for the right candidate.

The School:

The school is average sized and is guided by a strong leadership team who hold a shared ambition to provide the very best for every pupil. Staff feel valued and are keen to develop their skills further. The setting is a happy community, where pupils feel safe and are well cared for. Pupils are extremely well mannered, polite and courteous, and take responsibility for caring for and supporting each other.

In the EYFS, good links are made with parents and the loal pre-school/ Nursery settings before the children start school to ensure that each child’s start to school life is as smooth as possible. A big focus is placed on personal, social and emotional development to ensure that each and every child feels safe and happy. Most children enter the Reception class with skills, knowledge and understanding typical to their age.

The school is located in the BB12 area of Burnley, East Lancashire and easily accessible via the M65 as well as public transport links.

Job Specification

Essential requirements:

-        Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)

-        Prior experience of teaching in the Early Years

-        Thorough, up-to-date knowledge of a range of teaching, learning and behaviour management strategies and how to implement them effectively

-        Excellent understanding of the EYFS curriculum and a range of assessment requirements and arrangements

-        Demonstrates a personal commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and rights of young people

-        High levels of drive and energy

-        Able to set and achieve realistic goals for pupils

Think you are right for this role?

Simply apply now by emailing an up-to-date CV to with a short statement on your suitability for the role. Or register online at and I will be in touch within 2 working days.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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