Reception Teacher

Job description

We are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Reception Class Teacher to join the team on a temporary basis until the end of the Summer Term. There is potential for this position to become permanent based on performance and school need. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering engaging and developmentally appropriate lessons to a Reception class, supporting the academic and personal growth of our younger learners.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning and delivering engaging and differentiated lessons that align with the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) framework and curriculum objectives.
  • Creating a nurturing and stimulating learning environment where children feel safe, valued, and encouraged to explore and learn.
  • Supporting children in developing key skills across all areas of learning, including communication and language, personal, social, and emotional development, and physical development.
  • Fostering positive relationships with children, parents, and colleagues, maintaining open communication and collaboration.
  • Assessing children's progress and development through observations, assessments, and regular feedback, using this information to inform future planning and support individual needs.
  • Working in partnership with parents and carers, providing regular updates on children's progress and offering support and guidance as needed.
  • Upholding the school's policies and procedures, including safeguarding, health and safety, and behaviour management.


  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent recognised teaching qualification.
  • Experience teaching in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the EYFS framework, curriculum, and assessment principles.
  • Passion for working with young children and supporting their development and well-being.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with children, parents, and colleagues.
  • Strong organisational skills to effectively plan, prepare, and deliver engaging lessons and activities.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to respond to the individual needs and interests of children and the changing demands of the school day.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and reflective practice.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

We have been helping all health care professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities.

We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role. We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

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