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Job details
Employer Windmill CE (VC) Primary school
Location Kirklees
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts January 2017 or as soon as possible

Two full days per week.

Our successful Church of England School is looking for a passionate, experienced, committed Reception Teacher with great enthusiasm and energy to join our school. We are looking for a teacher with a sound understanding of Early Years practice and a commitment to child led learning who also understands that the development of basic skills is essential to securing a solid foundation for a high achieving education. You will be ambitious for our children and know that teaching is all about encouraging a genuine love of learning and creating a stimulating, warm, environment in which every pupil can develop both academically and socially. We require a teacher who can listen, question, be responsive and remember that every pupil and class is different.

Our teachers benefit from tailored support, targeted professional development opportunities and the chance to work in a friendly and collaborative learning community. Here’s what our staff say about working here:

“I really enjoy my job and am very happy working here”
“I am very proud to work at Windmill CE Primary and feel privileged to work with such a hard-working, dedicated team.”
“I work in a happy school in which staff and children are friendly and enthusiastic. All staff work together and support one another and there is a real sense of community.”
“Leaders have good relationships with the staff and work closely  with them to develop their practice”

Our school is well placed for applicants from across West Yorkshire, we are situated very close to Junction 27 of the M62, close to Birstall retail park.

Visits to the school are encouraged, please contact School Business support officer, Emma Turnbull, in the School office (01924 470555) to book a time. If you want to know more about us, have a look at our website:

Deadline for applications: Noon, Thursday 1st December.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response. All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

Applications can either be posted to the School directly or e-mailed to the Headteacher;  

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be subject to a Criminal Record Check via the DBS.

About the employer

Information about Windmill CE (VC) Primary school
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Voluntary Controlled
Gender Mixed
Age range 4 - 11 years
Denomination Church of England
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Locations and contacts

Upper Batley Lane
West Yorkshire
WF17 0NP
United Kingdom