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Reception Teacher Expiring soon

Teaching Personnel

£120 - 165 per day + dependant on experience


Permanent | Full Time



Are you a teacher who specialises in Early Years/Reception? If so, then you could be just the person a 2 form entry Primary school in Leeds (LS9) who are looking for a full-time Teacher from September 20202 (and possibly sooner). 

The current Reception Teacher at this primary school in LS8 was due to go on maternity leave in August, but due to the recent shutdown has taken leave early. Therefore the school need a teacher who is ready to takeover once the children return to school which could be anywhere between May - September 2020. Therefore it is important that Teachers applying and flexible to start earlier than September 2020 if needs be. 

The school are looking for someone who specialises in Early Years as it presents a unique set of challenges, and the school prides itself on its strong Phonics teaching (Read Write Inc) and Early Learning development goals, getting children ready for Year 1. The ideal candidate for this role will be familiar and experienced in Phonics teaching as well as guided play teaching techniques and a good understanding of the Early Years framework. An engaging classroom presence is vitally important to the SLT as that is the tone they try and set throughout the school.

The school was rated as GOOD at their last inspection in 2017 and the head has endeavoured to maintain the high standards set over the course of the last 2 years. Therefore a teacher who is experienced working in Good/Outstanding schools, with a track record of good progress in their classes is what the school are looking for. However, the Head is not averse to an NQT should their specialism be in Early Years, and their teaching style is strong above all else.

The role is full-time until at least until the summer term of 2021, so this role is ideal for any candidate looking to make a good and lasting impression at a top school. Apply by submitting a CV, and Teaching Personnel will arrange with the school interview and trial days, as well as handover meetings for a time that is convenient so that when school returns the candidate is as prepared as possible.

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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