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Reception Teacher

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Oak Grange Nursery & Primary School
Salary details
MPS/UPS £30,000 - £41,333 / £43,266 - £46,525 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Closing Date
22 April 2024


Required from September 2024

Oak Grange Nursery and Primary School is a brand new school in the Boulton Moor/Chellaston area of Derby City. Situated between Field Lane and Snelsmoor Lane it will serve the existing Fellowlands estate in Chellaston and the new Snelsmoor Lane development. The school opened to nursery and reception children in September 2023.

We are looking to appoint a Reception Teacher who will be an integral part of our FS2 team, ensuring that the children at Oak Grange are happy, safe and thrive at the beginning of their school and nursery journey.

We would expect the candidate to:

  • be child-centred and put children’s best interests at the heart of your teaching.
  • be an exceptional classroom practitioner; able to engage, motivate and inspire children through a play based curriculum.
  • have a passion for providing opportunities that enable all children to flourish and grow.
  • have high aspirations of yourself and others – demonstrating resilience and ambition.
  • be committed to personal and professional development.
  • be enthusiastic and the qualities of a strong team member.
  • You embrace challenge and relish the opportunity to grow.
  • You embody core attitudes to learning and to life such as, resilience, responsibility, resourcefulness, reflectiveness and reciprocity and are willing to embed this into your teaching.

In return we will offer you:

  • The opportunity to be part of the first ever Oak Grange staff team, where you will be valued and fully supported by the wider team.
  • The opportunity of working with a committed, experienced and professional leader and team.
  • The opportunity to work in brand new surroundings that have been purposefully designed to reflect the ethos of the school.
  • A commitment to well being
  • A commitment to opportunities for professional development.

To apply, please visit the Trust website at www.emet.uk.com/vacancies and complete the online application form. On the application form, please focus on a detailed 'supporting statement' taking into account the person specification and indicating why you would be the best person for us to recruit to this position.

For further information or to arrange a school visit, please contact the school office via email: admin@oakgrange.org, or via phone: 01332978681. 

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. 

Please ensure your completed application is returned no later than 12 noon on the Closing Date. 

Provisional Interview Date: Wednesday 8 May 2024.