Reception Teacher

Barnet LA

Job Description

Job Opportunity: Reception Teacher – Maternity Cover

About Us:
Join our lovely 2-form entry primary school nestled between Hendon and Colindale. We take pride in being a richly diverse and multicultural institution, deeply rooted in Catholic values, serving the local community. At our school, we believe in fostering a nurturing environment that encourages both academic excellence and personal growth.

Position Available: Experienced Reception Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Initially 9 months, with the potential to extend for a full calendar year.

Start Date: January

What We’re Looking For:
We are seeking an experienced Reception Teacher to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will be confident with the curriculum and ready to hit the ground running. This is a unique opportunity to contribute to a school that rarely recruits, and you’ll have the chance to work alongside a team of strong practitioners who are dedicated to providing a supportive and collaborative working environment. This is a full time role but the school would consider a strong candidate for a minimum of 3 days a week.

Key Responsibilities:

Plan and deliver engaging lessons in line with the curriculum.
Foster a positive and inclusive learning environment.
Collaborate with colleagues to ensure a cohesive and effective teaching approach.
Provide support and guidance to students as they embark on their educational journey.


Proven experience as a Reception Teacher.
Familiarity with the curriculum and a confident teaching approach.
Ability to work collaboratively within a team.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

What We Offer:

A welcoming and supportive team of practitioners.
A unique opportunity to contribute to a rarely recruiting school.
Professional development opportunities.
Competitive maternity cover package.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to send an updated CV to Nick at or call 02083715905 to discuss the role further.

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