Are you passionate about shaping young minds and making a difference in their educational journey?

Zest Education is currently recruiting for a full-time reception class teacher for a primary school located on the outskirts of Lichfield. This exciting opportunity is due to start in June 2024, covering a maternity leave.

As a reception class teacher, you will play a vital role in the development of young learners during their crucial early years of schooling. The successful candidate will join a supportive and passionate team of professionals who are dedicated to creating a nurturing and inspiring learning environment.

Key Responsibilities:
– Plan and deliver engaging lessons that cater to the diverse needs of reception students.
– Foster a positive and inclusive classroom atmosphere that encourages learning and growth.
– Provide a safe and stimulating environment for children to explore and develop essential skills.
– Collaborate with colleagues to develop an effective curriculum that aligns with the school’s objectives.
– Monitor and assess student progress, providing feedback and support as needed.
– Communicate regularly with parents, keeping them informed about their child’s progress and any areas for development.
– Ensure compliance with school policies, procedures, and safeguarding measures.

Qualifications and Skills:
– A valid Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) is essential.
– Experience working with reception-aged children is essential.
– Strong knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) curriculum.
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
– Passionate about fostering a love for learning in young children.
– Ability to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment.
– Strong organisational and time management skills.

If you are interested in this position or want to find out more, email Jo at or ‘apply for job’ at the top of the page to submit your details.

Zest Education are an REC audited agency and are dedicated to safeguarding children. All candidates must hold an enhanced DBS (or allow us to process one for you) and be registered to the DBS Update Service, be able to provide references to cover the last two years and successfully pass all other necessary safeguarding checks prior to clearance for work.

Salary is dependent on experience, training, or qualifications. The minimum experience, training, or qualifications required for this position are recent school-based experience (within the last 5 years within a school that teaches the British Curriculum) and/or care-based experience within the last 5 years.

The role advertised is for temporary supply work.

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