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Early Years Class Teacher

Fox Hill School
Main Pay Range
Fox Hill Primary School
Working Pattern:
22.5 hours hours per week. 3.5 days per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
04/03/2020 at 12:00 PM
Fox Hill School

Inspirational Early Years Class Teacher – to start ASAP/April 2020

Part time 0.7

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed qualified teacher to join our vibrant and busy Early Years team. This position is part of a job share in the Reception class and is for 3.5 days per week, initially until August 2020, but this may be extended.

Fox Hill School is a single-form entry school in Easthampstead with a recently refurbished EYFS unit consisting of both a Nursery and Reception class. The children who attend Fox Hill work hard and challenge themselves to do their best in all that they do.  We provide a broad and balanced curriculum, carefully planned to support the children in becoming global citizens.

We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified/experienced teacher to join our dedicated and friendly staff team. We are looking for a teacher who is positive, caring and forward thinking as well as passionate about learning through play and experience.

We can offer

  • A fantastic team of hard-working, dedicated and supportive staff
  • A school that is committed to high quality CPD
  • Work life balance and staff well-being initiatives
  • Excellent outdoor space and facilities for Early Years learners
  • A ‘Good’ school where pupils “develop very positive attitudes and a palpable caring spirit.” (Ofsted 2018)
  • Supportive leadership and governors
  • The opportunity to make a difference.

If you are a teacher with a passion for Early Years education and are committed to inclusion and equality for all, we would love to hear from you. We welcome visits and would encourage you to come and meet our Headteacher and look around our friendly and dynamic school. NQTs and experienced teachers welcome.

Closing date:  Thursday 4th March 2020

Interviews:  Tuesday 10th March 2020

Applications will be considered upon receipt and interviews may be held prior to the closing date.

Please contact secretary@foxhillschool.co.uk or telephone 01344 421809 to arrange a visit to the school.

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.


We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.


Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/applying-job/applications-work-children-young-people-or-adults-risk

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at  https://www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/keeping-adults-and-children-safe/protecting-children/safeguarding-children-board

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.


On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

Further information on this vacancy