Foundation Teacher

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Date Posted: 13 Feb 2024
  1. Primary Teacher
£87 - £200 per day
  1. Long-term

Foundation Teacher

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
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Foundation Stage Teacher

Salary: Competitive, based on experience

Contract: Full Time

Start Date - April 2024

Location: Nottingham City

Are you passionate about early childhood education and nurturing the curiosity and potential of young learners? Are you dedicated to creating a supportive and stimulating learning environment where every child can thrive? If so, we

We are recruiting on a behalf of a Primary City Academy who are committed to providing high-quality education for young learners. The Foundation Stage program focuses on fostering children's social, emotional, and academic development through play-based learning and exploration.

Role Overview:
As a Foundation Stage Teacher, you will play a key role in shaping the educational experiences of children aged 3 to 5 years old. You will create engaging and developmentally appropriate learning activities, foster positive relationships with students and families, and lay the foundation for future academic success.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and deliver engaging and creative lessons and activities that support children's social, emotional, and academic development.
  • Create a nurturing and inclusive classroom environment where every child feels safe, valued, and supported.
  • Implement a play-based curriculum that encourages exploration, inquiry, and hands-on learning experiences.
  • Assess children's progress and provide regular feedback to parents/carers, identifying areas of strength and areas for growth.
  • Collaborate with teaching assistants and support staff to meet the individual needs of all students, including those with additional learning needs or English as an Additional Language (EAL).
  • Establish positive partnerships with parents/carers, providing regular communication, updates, and opportunities for involvement in their child's learning journey.
  • Participate in staff meetings, professional development opportunities, and school events, contributing to the wider school community and continuous improvement initiatives.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) or equivalent, with experience teaching in Early Years/Foundation Stage settings preferred.
  • Strong understanding of early childhood development and best practices in early years education.
  • Ability to plan and deliver engaging, play-based learning experiences that meet the diverse needs of young learners.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organisational skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with children, parents/carers, and colleagues.
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development and reflective practice.
  • Pay from M1 - M6 depending on experience

By registering with Tradewind, we can offer you:

  • We attract top education talent and in return offer top rates of pay
  • We care about your training and development more than any other agency - which is why we can offer you more certified CPD courses than any other education recruitment agency, 25 to be exact! That's 18 more than our next nearest competitor
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  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
  • Help with lesson planning - our support doesn't stop once we've secured you a placement
  • Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

How To Apply

To apply for this role as Foundation teacher please don't hesitate to send your cv to or call me for more information on 0115 7390077


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