Reception class teacher

Benyon Primary School, South Ockendon

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Job Ref No. ECC2003-152S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Main scale
Position Start Date: 01/09/2020 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/04/2020 Midnight Date of Interviews: W?C 27/4/2020  

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Required for September 2020

Full time, permanent contract

Are you a passionate Early Years Teacher looking for a new full time position on a long-term basis?

Benyon Primary School is a welcoming, purposeful and caring community school where staff and pupils have high expectations (Ofsted -Feb 2019) Benyon is rapidly expanding and is currently growing to two-form entry - now is an exciting time to join us!

We are looking for an outstanding EYFS teacher that has the drive and ambition to make a difference, to join our inspirational Reception team. At Benyon we believe that in every child's mind there is a fire to be kindled and as such we follow children's unique interests in a rich play-based environment. We are looking for a teacher who shares our passion for play, who is energetic, enthusiastic and dedicated to ensuring all children have the best start to their education. The successful candidate will join a supportive and reflective team who put children at the heart of everything they do. The desired teacher must have experience of working within the EYFS and be skilled in supporting pupils' learning through challenging play experiences.

If you have a fantastic knowledge and understanding of the Early Years curriculum and a real commitment to supporting every child in reaching their full potential through a varied, explorative curriculum, then we would love to hear from you.

The successful candidate will teach in Reception, alongside the EYFS Lead and Nursery Manager. We operate closely as an EYFS unit which consists of 2 reception classes and a 48 place nursery.

We also offer:

Amazing children and supportive parents
A friendly, caring and enthusiastic staff team
An EYFS specialist leadership team who strive for excellence
An exceptional and well-resourced indoor and outdoor learning environment
Access to exceptional professional development opportunities
Strong support from other Catalyst Trust schools
Opportunities to get involved in outreach work and cutting-edge national research projects through our active membership of the Teaching School Alliance

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to help us to make a difference and continue to move our growing school forward. Visits to the school are warmly encouraged.

Benyon Primary school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people. Appointment will be made, subject to an enhanced DBS, satisfactory references and medical checks.

Closing date: 19th April 2020

Interview: week commencing 27th April 2020

Information about the School

We are a one form entry primary school and nursery set in extensive grounds on the periphery of Ockendon Village. Our school is only a 3 minute walk from South Ockendon station which is on the C2C Fenchurch to Shoeburyness line and within easy reach (5 minutes) of the A13 and A127 into London/Southend and the Dartford Bridge. For further information please visit our website

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.

Information about the school

Contact Information

Linda Sullivan (Bursar)
Tyssen Place
West Road, South Ockendon
Essex, RM15 6PG
Telephone: 01708 853200

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