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Early Years Maternity Cover Teacher

Telford & Wrekin Council
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12 Jul 2024

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Are you a teacher with a passion for early years education? Are you excited about creating a warm, friendly, and stimulating environment for young learners? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are seeking to recruit a dedicated Early Years teacher to cover maternity leave.  The full-time post will start in September 2024.  

As an Early Years Teacher, you will play a crucial role in shaping the educational journey of our youngest pupils. The successful candidate will be passionate about teaching and learning and committed to raising the standards of achievement for all children. 

About the Role:

Join our vibrant community, where our enthusiastic children, dedicated staff, and supportive leadership team come together to create an inspiring learning environment. We're seeking an individual who is eager to develop an engaging and inclusive curriculum, with an emphasis on literacy, numeracy, and hands-on experiences, including outdoor activities.

We follow the Read, Write, Inc. program and prioritise instilling a love of reading within our school and broader community. We strongly encourage potential candidates to visit the school to observe our learning environment firsthand.

Key Requirements:

Are you:

- An aspiring classroom expert, committed to delivering high-quality teaching and learning?

- A motivated and innovative individual who can inspire colleagues and foster teamwork to achieve excellence?

- Inspirational, with the ability to empower children to reach their full potential?

- Committed to collaborating with all members of our school community and external partners?

Do you:

- Hold high expectations for children's learning and behaviour, promoting a positive and supportive atmosphere for all?

- Lead by example, demonstrating excellence in teaching, learning, and assessment?

- Strive to make a meaningful impact on pupils' learning and lives, providing enriching experiences across the curriculum?

- Collaborate effectively with external agencies to support children's well-being and development?

Additional Information & How to Apply

  • John Randall Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 
  • This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure
  • Candidates are encouraged to visit the school. Please contact Mrs Jayne Codling 01952 388390 to make arrangements.

Please note the closing date for applications is Midday Friday July 12th 2024.  Interviews will be held during week commencing July 15th

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Telford & Wrekin Council is an award winning council, and we were recognised as Local Authority of the Year 2022 at the Municipal Journal Awards, and the Association for Public Service Excellence Council of the Year in 2021.

At Team Telford we work hard to protect, care and invest to create a better borough and our employees are at the heart of everything we do. Having the right people, with the right skills, in the right roles allows us to deliver the excellent services that residents and businesses on the borough expect from us. 

Our friendly and passionate teams are trusted by leaders and managers to deliver this ambition. We invest and nurture our workforce and support our employees to develop and thrive. The better we are the bigger difference we make to the people we serve. 

In return we also offer a great range of benefits including competitive salaries, flexible working hours and work arrangements, employee discounts, salary sacrifice schemes, a local government pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.

At Telford & Wrekin Council, we know that having a diverse workforce is key to providing the best possible services to our community. We celebrate having a diverse and inclusive culture where people are able to be themselves at work, and everyone has a voice and we know we are stronger and better connected as a result. 

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and where our data shows that specific groups are under-represented within our workforce, our adverts will actively encourage applications from these groups.

We are also proud to be a Disability Confident Employer, committed to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities or other health conditions. You can find out more about this and our ‘guaranteed interview scheme’ here

You can also read more about our Recruitment and Selection Policy and Recruitment of Ex-Offenders here and the Transgender & Non-Binary Inclusion Policy commitments here

If you are unable to complete an online application form please contact the HR helpdesk on 01952 383601 or email

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01952 380000
Telford & Wrekin Council
Darby House
Lawn Central
United Kingdom

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