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EYFS (Reception) Teacher (Maternity Cover)

The Governors and Principal of this popular dual-form entry primary school academy wish to appoint an inspirational, reflective and creative Early Years (Reception) teacher to cover a maternity leave from 12th March 2018 to December 31st 2018.

The successful candidate will have experience of teaching in an early years setting and will be able to challenge, excite and encourage a love of life and learning in each child they teach.

Knowledge of assessment within EYFS and continuous provision is essential, and they must be able to work as part of a team, have a good sense of humour and create an environment that promotes excellence and quality learning.

Our pupils are friendly, well-behaved and eager to learn. We have a hardworking team of teachers and support staff. Our governors are active and supportive. We highly value professional development and will offer training and support for the successful candidate.

The staff and governors of Wistaston Church Lane Academy place the highest priority on keeping our children safe. Applicants for this post will therefore be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes, including a suitable DBS check.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and welcomed; these will take place on Thursday 11th January at 10am, Thursday 18th January at 1.15pm and on Wednesday 24th January at 10am. Please contact the school office on 01270663619 or by email at to book a visit.

The closing date for applications is Friday 26th January at 4pm.

Working at Wistaston Church Lane is a privilege. We require our staff to be ACE. This means that they must be:



We are expected to aim for excellence in our professional roles.

We must have high expectations for our learners – no excuses.



The needs and the interests of our children drive all that we seek to achieve.

We will keep up-to-date with best practice in order to deliver the best learning opportunities for our children.

We will ensure that children are happy, safe and cared for at school.



We have a duty and responsibility to be encouraging and supportive of each other.

We will model positive behaviours, including thoughtfulness and decency, and will expect children to replicate.

We are prepared to go the extra mile to provide the best possible education for our pupils.