Reception Class Teacher, Berkshire

Reception Class Teacher

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Reception/Foundation Class Teacher needed for lovely mainstream school in Reading. This is a full time post starting in April 2020 and will be either on a long term contract or permanent contract depending on teachers needs.


The school has recently passed ofsted with rating of Good and is look to continue this at the next inspection if not exceed.


You MUST hold a QTS and at least 2 years UK teaching experience with foundation class experience or early years/key stage 1.


Summary of Main Responsibilities



To develop an inclusive environment in which quality teaching and learning can take place where resources, including support staff, are well managed.

To provide for the education requirements of all children and when appropriate, maintain and implement Individual Education Plans and provision mapping.

To maintain a safe, secure environment that fosters children’s independence, confidence and self-esteem, promoting the principles of a ‘growth mind-set.’

In collaboration with other members of staff and parents promote positive attitudes towards work, health and safety, discipline and social development within the class and throughout the school.

To provide interesting and challenging learning opportunities through Long, Medium, and Short Term planning as described in the Planning, Assessment and Reporting Policy.

To provide an exciting and integrated, developmentally appropriate curriculum which takes account of:


the individual needs and aptitudes of children

the experiences that the child brings from home

progression through National Curriculum requirements.



To manage a routine that provides:


balanced teaching and learning activities with clear learning outcomes

for differentiated activities as appropriate

for a blend of whole class, group and individual teaching as appropriate

quality physical experiences, both indoors and outdoors

variety and challenge

opportunities to use trips and visitors to enhance the learning experience

time to observe, assess and communicate significant findings

time for evaluation of the session








To organise quality displays of children’s work.

To promote close liaison between home and school.

To be responsible for a given area of the curriculum, with the exception of Newly Qualified Teachers. If responsible for an area of the curriculum, then to be responsible for any budget allocation made for the purchase of resources for the school and to adhere to the financial regulations applicable to ordering resources.

Support the aims and ethos of Lambs Lane School.

Set a good example in terms of dress, punctuality and attendance.

Attend and participate in open evenings (parent / teacher consultations, parent information evenings) and pupil performances.

Uphold the school’s behaviour code and uniform standards.

Participate in staff training and professional development opportunities.

Attend team and staff meetings.

Develop links with governors, LEAs and partnership schools.

To work co-operatively with all members of staff.



To continue personal professional development by keeping informed of new developments.



To contribute to meetings, professional development and discussions with colleagues

To participate in the appropriate community aspects of school life.

To be fully aware of, and rigorous in implementing, Safeguarding procedures.



If this role sounds of interest to you and you would like to know more please call or email today on 01753 373 067 / or you can simply click apply below.


We look forward to hearing from you.


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