Reception Teacher

Brent, London
Date Posted:04 Apr 2021
  1. Primary Teacher
  1. Long-term

Reception Teacher

Brent, London

This is a full time position until the end of the academic year in July 2021. There may be the option for this role, or a similar role to continue in September 2021.

The school has a very good reputation locally and has an established leadership team and Headteacher who are determined to drive up standards further still. Pupils come from a range of backgrounds and parents are very supportive and there is a lovely, community atmosphere here.

The school has a traditional feel and is well resourced for indoor and outdoor learning for every year group.

The school is seeking an Reception Teacher who possesses:

  • Recent experience of teaching Early Years
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of the UK Curriculum
  • Effective strategies to include and meet the needs of all pupils
  • A very good knowledge of teaching phonics
  • The ability to monitor, assess, record and report pupil progress, in line with school policy, and use this to inform future planning. The school uses the "Tapestry" system to track progress and to plan for future learning and you will ideally be familiar with this system.
  • A flexible approach to work, with good team skills, excellent spoken and written English and the ability to work as part of a close-knit team.

The core duties of this Reception Teacher role are:

  • Take responsibility for planning, preparing, marking and teaching a class of Year 1 pupils
  • Manage pupil progress socially and academically whilst tracking the progress of individual pupils within the class
  • Manage and lead a small team of experienced support staff.


The school is located in North West London, Brent. There is a London Underground station nearby and a on street parking available.

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
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  • Full interview preparation and assistance - so you're fully prepped and confident, increasing your chances of success
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  • Online Portal for your timesheets and log your availability
  • Free social and networking events to get to know your peers and consultants

To join us and be successful in this Early Years Teacher role you will need to:

  • Hold QTS status or equivalent teaching qualification
  • This position is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, overseas police clearances (if applicable) and professional reference checks
  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and any employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have the legal right to work in the UK

Click 'Apply now' to be considered for this Reception Teacher role in Brent JN -032021-320714. Alternatively, more information please contact Charlotte or Mohammed at Tradewind on 0207 845 5450/ /

We look forward to hearing from you and helping take you on the next step of your teaching career.

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