Reception Teacher (Maternity Cover), Beaconsfield, Bucks

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Davenies SchoolBeaconsfield, Bucks

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Start date: 04 June 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: No

The School is looking for an enthusiastic and inspirational full-time Teacher who, under the guidelines of EYFS can teach at Reception level, to provide maternity cover within our busy and energetic Pre-Prep Department. A sense of humour and ability to be a committed team member are essential requirements. This is a full-time position starting after the Summer half-term (Monday 04 June 2018) until the end of the Lent Term 2019. A starting date of 01 September 2018 may be considered for the right applicant.


The main areas of responsibility are:


  • To undertake the requirements of the EYFS
  • To plan work regularly with other members of the EYFS staff
  • To work closely in a team with other teachers and assistants
  • To stimulate and encourage pupils to achieve excellence in their work
  • To ensure that the children have a stimulating environment in which to work
  • To mark and assess pupils’ work in line with School and Departmental Policy and to record assessments in a clear and useful way
  • To ensure a high standard of display work on classroom boards at all times
  • To ensure that the requirements of any IEPs are met


  • To look after the well-being and pastoral needs of the children in your form
  • To communication effectively and regularly with parents and other staff
  • To liaise with the Head of Pre-Prep where necessary
  • To keep the Head of Pre-Prep informed of any pupil who may be experiencing difficulties in your form


  • To work closely with the Head of Pre-Prep to ensure that the EYFS Policy, schemes of work, records and resources are kept updated
  • To attend staff meetings, parents meetings and curriculum meetings relevant to the Pre-Prep Department

Additional Duties

  • There will be some break time and lunch time duties during the normal school week
  • To run an after-school activity 
  • Assistance with trips, school productions, etc, will be required from time to time

Job location

More about Davenies School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 4 - 13 years
Address: Station Road, Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, HP9 1AA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1494 685400
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Davenies is a day preparatory school for boys between the ages of 4 and 13 where the boys are happy, curious, enthusiastic and kind.   

Aims of the School - Our ethos and philosophy encourages the boys to make the most of their preparatory ...