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Foundation 1 (Nursery) Teacher

Our successful, friendly and inclusive school is looking to appoint a talented, motivational and inspiring

Foundation 1 (Nursery) Teacher – Maternity Cover

1.0 FTE, salary range: MPS required for September 2024

Thatcham Park is a very popular school.  We are open, caring and highly committed to supporting the professional development of all our staff.

We will offer the successful applicant the opportunity to:

  • Work in a well-resourced and stimulating learning environment, both inside and outside.
  • Work within a hard-working, supportive and friendly team fully committed to developing young children’s learning.
  • Play a significant part in the continuing development of our Foundation Stage.

The successful applicant will be:

  • Passionate about the EYFS and the education of young children.
  • Self-motivated and strong practitioner.
  • Confident in the application of the EYFS Framework.
  • Experienced in EYFS assessment practices.
  • Driven and enthusiastic in pursuing a clear vision of educational excellence holding high expectations of themselves and others.
  • Be committed to fulfilling the school’s vision – to nurture and develop the extraordinary potential in every member of our school family
  • A committed team member who takes personal responsibility for their own development, and the achievement of all children.
  • Committed to working in partnership with staff, parents and the wider community displaying excellent interpersonal  skills sympathetic  to, embracing and fully supportive of the school’s vision and Christian ethos;
  • Someone with a ‘can do’ approach and an enthusiasm to make a ‘real difference’.

If you are as passionate about teaching and learning in the EYFS as we are we would really like to hear from you! 

Closing date:   Noon Tuesday 11th June, 2024             

Further details and an application pack, can be found on the school website or email to the office address.  Visits to the school are warmly welcomed by appointment.


Thatcham Park School supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

This School is committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.  All shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a criminal records self-disclosure form and successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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