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Reception Teacher


Job Description:

  • Reception Teacher
  • Full-time
  • Primary School
  • Abbey Wood, Greenwich
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • One term contract
  • Paid to scale MPS1 - MPS6

An inclusive and welcoming primary school in Abbey Wood, Greenwich are looking for a reception teacher to join their school ASAP

The Role

In this role you will be taking over the Reception class in the school as their full-time class teacher. You should have a good knowledge of teaching within the Early Years and an engaging and positive teaching style. You will be teaching daily phonics lessons, maths and topic based projects over the term incorporating literacy and the seven areas of learning and development. Observation and assessment recording is standardised so all staff are able to complete this.
The school are looking for a teacher with good experience in EYFS, with a calm and focused approach to teaching. This role is to start in April and is offered on a contract basis until July 2024 and will be paid to scale from day one.

The School

The school is part of a trust of schools across the borough of Greenwich. The school which you will based in is located close mainland rail stations with local bus links and parking. As a 2 form entry site, teachers and teaching assistants within the year group work closely together in planning and assessment for their respective year groups. The school is popular within the local community and there is a culture of working closely with parents. They have a focus on closing the gap for disadvantaged pupils and provide a broad range of extra-curriculum opportunities.

To apply you must have:

  • Previous experience teaching in EYFS
  • the ability to commit to the school until the end of the academic year


We have a policy to respond to all applications within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to reply to individual enquiries. If we have not contacted you within this specified time your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Philosophy Education is a Recruitment Business and is advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of its clients.


  • Job Type

    Contract, Full Time

  • Additional Salary Info


  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Education
  • Years Experience

    1+ years

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