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Reception Teacher (Maternity Cover)

Elmhurst SchoolCroydon

Elmhurst School for Boys is an independent preparatory school for boys aged 3-11, with a focus on finding brilliance in every boy through a balance of strong pastoral care and academic rigor. 

At Elmhurst, our integrated curriculum has been designed to reflect the variety of cultural backgrounds in the school, as well as to allow enrichment through support from specialist teachers in areas such as Forest School, Music, PE and ICT. 

We are currently seeking a Reception Teacher (Maternity Cover) to start in April 2022 or earlier with the potential for additional responsibility as Head of Early Years for the right candidate. 

If you are a passionate and experienced early years practitioner with an enthusiastic and caring attitude who understands the benefits of adult and child led activities this role could be ideal for you. It would also be desirable for the successful candidate to have experience of Forest School and outdoor learning, with an understanding of how outdoor education has a positive impact on pupil wellbeing and pastoral care.

Elmhurst School for Boys offers:

  • A happy and close knit school environment where the whole community cares 
  • A traditional preparatory school with an innovative approach to the curriculum
  • A ‘best for boys’ understanding of how to value each individual, their talents and needs in an all boys school
  • Strong partnerships with parents, local independent schools and the wider local community
  • Part of the Bellevue family of schools with access to excellent opportunities for Continuous Professional Development and support from the BV Central Education Team as well as other schools in the group
  • Excellent location with transport links and on site staff parking 
  • Competitive salary and pension scheme

Candidates for this role are invited to complete and return the Elmhurst Application Form by 10th December with interviews taking place on shortly afterwards. Early applications are encouraged. A supporting statement is required, however, CV’s will not be accepted. 

The school is committed to the safeguarding of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers and DBS. 



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