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Class Teacher - Reception/Key Stage 1

Class Teacher - Reception/Key Stage 1


We are looking for a highly motivated Reception/Key Stage 1 teacher to join the Millfield team from September 2020. You will need to have a commitment to the school’s ‘Millfield CARES’ values and vision and join our enthusiasm and drive for all to achieve within a happy, vibrant, caring and inclusive environment.

The successful candidate will join a key stage team who plan and work closely together, thus helping to provide supportive and collaborative working conditions. The role also has the potential to provide leadership opportunities in co-ordinating the work of colleagues within a phase and being responsible for liaison and transition for pupils from pre-school settings.

This post is suitable for an experienced teacher who already has leadership responsibilities or someone who is looking for their first leadership role

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is passionate about teaching and learning and skilful in working with pupils with a range of different needs, particularly with recent experience in Reception
  • Has high expectations
  • Encourages children to develop in all aspects of their learning, including socially and emotionally
  • Has an ability to reflect on and develop their own practice as well as advise others on classroom practice
  • Has an excellent understanding of the EYFS and KS1 curriculum
  • Has excellent communication and interpersonal skills including diplomacy, resilience and strategic thinking
  • Has a willingness to develop new ideas, show creativity and think ‘outside of the box’, relishing opportunities created by change
  • Is a team player who can contribute to the wider life of the school

In return we can offer you:

  • A ‘good’ school (Ofsted 2017) with a highly inclusive ethos
  • Well behaved, happy and confident children who are enthusiastic to learn
  • Friendly, supportive and professional colleagues
  • Support for your own career development
  • Encouragement to develop inspiring and creative learning opportunities for pupils
  • Supportive parents and governors
  • An extensive school site with a focus on ‘Outdoor Learning’


For an informal discussion about the role, please email the Headteacher –


How to apply


Please download the attached application form from the link at the bottom of this page.


Completed forms should be returned to –

Closing date:       18th May 2020, 9.00a.m.
Interview date:      from     20th May 2020

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks.

This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

The school will be closed to all pupils except children of key workers or vulnerable children who may attend for a mixture of educational and care based provision on weekdays between 8.50a.m. and 3.00p.m.. Please contact the school via email on or use the contact form on this website to book your place..............Please see the class pages on this website for home based learning activities each day...........................Would you like to work at Millfield? ...Check out our vacancies in the 'About Us' section...........