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EYFS/KS1 Class Teacher - St Matthew’s CE (Aided) Primary School and Nursery Centre

Telford & Wrekin Council
Church Road, Donnington Wood, Telford,
Teacher MPS/UPS
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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EYFS/KS1 Class Teacher

 Temporary for 1 year in the first instance

 Required September 2024 

Teacher  /MPS/UPS 

1.0 FTE

We wish to appoint an enthusiastic, organised and passionate teacher to teach an EYFS or KS1 class of children for 1 year, in the first instance. We are looking for candidates who:

• have experience of teaching children in Reception and/or KS1.

• have experience of teaching phonics and a good understanding of how early reading is taught.

• have understanding of assessment in Reception, including Baseline, and how to develop next steps for children

• are committed to high expectations of care, achievement, behaviour, inclusion and safeguarding

• have understanding and experience of teaching children with SEND

• are passionate about making a difference to our children’s future.

• are creative, flexible and passionate about helping children learn.

• demonstrate a positive approach to challenge and change.

• will be an active part of our enthusiastic and dedicated team.

• can build good working relationships with parents/carers. 

To apply: Application forms supporting statements should be emailed directly to the school Business Manager at 

Closing date for applications: Midday on Monday 17th June 2024 at 12pm 

Interview date: Thursday 20th June 2024

This school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. Online checks will be carried out for all candidates invited to interview following the guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023. The successful candidate will also be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check along with other pre-employment checks. 

Visits to the school are welcome, please email contact the Business Manager on 01952 386260 or 

You can also view more information about our school by visiting our web page at

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