EYFS Teacher - Maternity Cover

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About the role

Margaret Wix Primary School & Nursery is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, caring, and inspiring teacher to join our highly motivated and happy Early Years Team as soon as possible.  Although this is a maternity cover in the first instance there is a strong chance of a permanent contract.

Position is for 4 or 5 days - to be negotiated. Our Early Years is a mixed Nursery and Reception cohort.

The right candidate will have high expectations, be creative and imaginative and will be someone who can maintain the high standards already in place, remembering that our children are at the centre of everything we do. We, at Margaret Wix Primary School, want to help every child, regardless of their starting point, meet their full potential, in a happy and exciting environment. Recently the children have voted for new learning powers and values of resilience, curiosity, kindness, self-belief, and respect. These underpin everything we do. 

We welcome applications from candidates who can work in a team, demonstrate excellent communication skills, be highly organised and produce work to an exceptional standard.  Candidates must be willing to share our values and vision, set high expectations and standards and be happy to be part of our exciting school journey. We work closely together to ensure the highest quality provision for all the children in our school community.  

Our well-resourced, one form entry school offers a vibrant learning environment with collaborative approaches to teaching and learning. We have amazing outdoor facilities and Forest School opportunities are embedded throughout the whole school from nursery upwards.  

In return, we will offer the right candidate opportunities for professional growth and development, committed colleagues who engage at the highest level and delightful, happy children who are eager to learn and be successful.  

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged as it will give you the opportunity to see for yourself what the school has to offer, however these will need to be outside school hours due to Covid-19 restrictions. Please contact the school office on 01727 759232 to arrange a mutually convenient time. 

Margaret Wix Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Margaret Wix Primary School is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of society. 

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Contact details

Claire Gibbs , Headteacher
High Oaks St Albans
Hertfordshire AL3 6EL

Telephone: 01727 759232
Fax: 01727 759233
Email: head@margaretwix.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.margaretwix.herts.sch.uk
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