Temporary Early Years' Teacher


Maternity Cover - Full-time Early Years' Teacher
required for January 2020

Teachers’ Main Scale

The governors would like to appoint a well-motivated and successful teacher to join the early years’ team at Sandy Lane Nursery and Forest School to cover a period of maternity leave from January to October 2020. The successful applicant will be flexible, hard-working and with a good sense of fun. 


The school was Ofsted inspected in autumn term 2017 and received its third consecutive “Outstanding” judgment. Inspectors acknowledged that:


“This has led to a wonderful team of talented individuals who feel valued and are proud to work at the school. Equally, staff share their expertise with adults across the local authority and beyond.”

Shortlisted candidates are welcome/encouraged to visit the school by appointment.


We are committed to safeguarding our children and each other. Shortlisted candidates will be required to have read the school’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and this will be referred to in interview. The successful candidate will also be required to apply for enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Further details can be found on


As part of the interview process, reference will be made to our ‘Safeguarding’ policy which can be found on the school’s website:


Please return completed applications by email to Maxine Hughes, Headteacher’s PA -  (An application form, job description and person specification can be found below.)


Closing date:                                     Monday, 21 October 2019

Provisional assessment date:         Monday, 4 November 2019             

Provisional interview date:              Tuesday, 5 November 2019


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