Full Time Reception Teacher

MPS £25,714–£36,961.
Required for September 2021.
Closing date: Wednesday 12 May 2021.

Hillside School is an ambitious, values-based school where children are excited and challenged to achieve their full potential. We encourage children to develop independence, enquiring minds, enjoy their learning and feel proud of their achievements. 

We are seeking to appoint a creative and inspirational teacher. The successful candidate will be committed to ensuring that all children succeed and to creating a stimulating learning environment. 

We invite applications from colleagues who:

  • Have a vision and passion for delivering the Early Years curriculum that inspires learners
  • Enjoys building positive relationships with children, their families and staff members
  • Are trained in teaching Read, Write, Inc phonics is desirable, to assist the delivery of daily systematic phonics teaching
  • Open to new ideas and work alongside others to plan and deliver a bespoke Early Years curriculum
  • Have high expectations of all pupils and ensure all pupils achieve
  • Are reflective and forward thinking, always striving to develop your own skills and knowledge to ensure the quality of Early Years Education is of the very best standard

In return we can offer you:

  • Motivated, curious, enthusiastic children.
  • A friendly and supportive Early Years Team, who work closely together sharing ideas for planning and delivering our curriculum
  • A caring ethos where everyone is respected and valued.
  • An Early Years environment which is open and enticing to explore
  • Good CPD package with opportunities to work across the Schools’ Learning Alliance, which offers excellent professional development and support for our staff. 
  • A well-resourced school with a fabulous outdoor learning environment including a MUGA, Outdoor classroom, Orchard, Allotment and Trim Trail
  • NQT mentorship and support.
  • A commitment to a good mental health and well-being, alongside a supportive family of staff.

Take a look at our website to find out more about our wonderful children and thriving school.

Whether you are starting out in your teaching career or if you feel ready to further develop your career, we would like to hear from you.

To arrange a visit or request an application please contact the school office on admin@hillside.wokingham.sch.uk or call 0118 975 5771.

Application forms can be downloaded from the school website at www.hillside.wokingham.sch.uk/vacancies.

Applications will be considered upon receipt, with the final date for submission being 12 May 2021.
Suitable candidates will be invited for interview on 17 May 2021 from 9.30am.

Hillside Primary School
Rushey Way, Lower Earley, Reading RG6 4HQ
Tel: 0118-975-5771    Fax: 0118-975-8389
Email: admin@hillside.wokingham.sch.uk 

Hillside Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant will be DBS checked and need two strong references.

Hillside Primary School

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Hillside Primary School
Rushey Way
Lower Earley

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