Ashton Under Hill First School

Shaping Bright Futures Together


We are currently recruiting for a Reception/Year 1 Class Teacher, Maternity Cover

This is a full-time post, but school may consider Job Share.

 We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an experienced practitioner with sound knowledge of EYFS and KS1 curriculum
  • Is prepared to embrace change with creative ideas, energy and enthusiasm
  • Can maintain our strong practice in EYFS along with the Year 1 curriculum
  • A caring individual who puts the wellbeing of the pupils at the heart of all they do
  • Has high expectations both of themselves and their practice
  • Would be able to work alongside an existing pre-school setting
  • Is committed to raising standards, enabling pupils to reach their full potential
  • Is able to sustain the happy, open and vibrant ethos of our school
  • Strongly committed to working in partnership with staff and all stakeholders
  • Is willing to contribute to the development of the school as a whole
  • Is prepared to work cooperatively with a network of local schools

We can offer you:

  • An exciting opportunity
  • A school that places the development and wellbeing of children at its heart
  • A commitment to supporting your development with appropriate CPD
  • An outstanding, friendly and supportive staff
  • A welcoming community in a delightful village

The Reception/Y1 classroom has recently been extended and reconfigured into a zoned space that accommodates both a managed Pre-School and Teacher led school class.  Additionally, the school has a well-established Forest School programme which we would like to continue.

Visits to school:

Interested applicants including those interested in Job Share, are warmly welcome to visit the school prior to the interview process.  Please contact the school office to arrange a tour of the school, telephone (01386 881333).

How to Apply:

Please ring or email Mrs Nichol Brown for an application pack ;

[email protected].

Closing Date: 6th January 2023, 12 Noon

Interview Dateprovisional date week commencing 9th January 2023