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Reception Class Teacher - John Gulson Primary School

John Gulson Primary School
Coventry, West Midlands
Closing date
19 Jun 2024
Reception Class Teacher - John Gulson Primary

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Reception Class Teacher



Required from September 2024


At John Gulson Primary School we are looking for an EYFS (Reception) class teacher with a proven track record of success in outcomes for children in early years.  You will be part of the Early Years phase which constitutes a 36-place morning Nursery and 2 Reception classes. We are looking for someone who is up for a challenge and wants to get stuck in with all aspects of our school journey! As a 2FE entry school, you will have dedicated PPA with your year group partner and support from an EYFS specialist.

We want a consistently good/outstanding classroom practitioner within the Early Years (either as an experienced practitioner or from your teaching practices). You will be someone who is highly driven and motivated, has an eye for detail, and can work flexible and creatively and continue the journey towards raising quality of provision and standards in EYFS. At our March 2022 OFSTED inspection, EYFS was judged as ‘Good’ – the next step? Outstanding!

The successful candidate will have:
The motivation to achieve the very best for the children in our care and be relentless in the pursuit of excellence
Excellent inter-personal and the ability to both inspire and challenge colleagues
Proven experience as an effective good and outstanding classroom teacher

Experience of working with children of different ages and abilities within the Early Years
Have the ability to ensure that all children are given opportunities to excel; there are no ceilings to learning at our school! High expectations are a must!
Excellent communication skills and a good sense of humour

Ensure that mental health and well-being of all is central to your approach to teaching and learning.

In return we can offer:

  • Kind, caring, hard-working and motivated children; Wonderful families; Friendly, supported and motivated staff team who are committed to improvement; Positive working environment; A commitment to staff wellbeing; A school on a journey of ongoing improvement and development; Full commitment to ongoing professional development opportunities

Further information about John Gulson Primary School is available on the school website:

If you would like to discuss the post further, you can contact the Headteacher, Mrs V Watson, via the school office (02476 227791).

How to apply

Further details and application packs can be obtained by contacting Mrs L Davis at

Completed application forms should be returned to Mrs Davis at the address above.

CLOSING DATE: Wednesday 19th June at 4pm

Lesson Observations and interviews for shortlisted candidates: Monday 24th June 2024

Informal visits are encouraged. We are offering tours of the school on:

Monday 10th June at 8:15am OR

Friday 14th June at 3:45pm

Please call the School Office to book a place on: 02476 227791


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including:


enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work.


All applicants will be required to provide two suitable references.



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West Midlands

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