Reception Teacher (Maternity Cover)

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • School: Cumnor House School for Boys, South Croydon, UK
  • Type of Job: School Teaching and Learning
  • Duration: Full-Time, Part-Time
  • Deadline: 23/04/2021

About the School

The Role

At Cumnor House School, we pride ourselves on encouraging a genuine love for learning. From a very young age, we support our children in their development of a sense of curiosity, open-mindedness, perseverance, reflection and critical thinking. This thirst for growth and knowledge is one that stays with them throughout their school years, meaning they enter each stage of their lives best prepared for the challenges and opportunities ahead.

The opportunity

We are looking for an exceptional Reception Early Years Teacher to teach in one of our boys Reception classes (Woodcote Lane, Purley site) from June 2021. This role will involve the assessment, planning and delivery of engaging and inspiring lessons in one Reception class.

Who are you?

The ideal candidate will be passionate about early years and understand the importance of planning the correct balance of adult led and child-initiated activities to ensure children make accelerated progress. The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic and caring attitude with the ability to engage in a warm and supportive way with the children. Will be an effective communicator with excellent verbal and written skills. They successful candidate will always maintain excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS framework and will demonstrate an awareness of data protection and confidentiality.


  • Competitive salary depending upon qualifications and experience
  • Free coffee and tea supplied throughout the day
  • Paid lunch
  • Free parking on site (subject to availability)
  • School fee discount
  • Professional Development

How to Apply

Please download the application form below. All candidates are required to submit a completed application form – CV’s will not be accepted.

Completed forms can be submitted electronically to or by post and marked for the attention of the Business Manager.

Address: 168 Pampisford Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 6DA.

Closing date: 23rd April 2021
Interviews: 29th April 2021
Start date:  June 2021

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