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Teacher - EYFS

Hours of work: 32.5 hours per week 
Working pattern: Full-time
Fixed term for: 7 months

Closing date: Friday 30 September 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
East Hoathly C.E. Primary School, Church Marks Lane, East Hoathly, East Sussex, BN8 6EQ
Phone: 01825 840247
Email: office@easthoathly.e-sussex.sch.uk
Website: https://pioneerfederation.co.uk/easthoathly/
Please note, we do not accept CVs.

This post is covered by the Childcare Disqualification Regulations 2018. 


The school will need to ensure that they are not knowingly employing a person who is disqualified under the 2018 Regulations in connection with relevant childcare provision.  Accordingly, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate to the school, by completing a self-declaration form as part of the pre-employment checks process, that they have not been disqualified under the 2018 Regulations. 


If the preferred candidate is found to be disqualified under the 2018 Regulations, the offer of employment will be subject to the application by the preferred candidate to Ofsted for a waiver and the receipt of a waiver from Ofsted. 

East Hoathly CE Primary School is a small rural school set in a beautiful village location. We are part of The Pioneer Federation of 4 schools and have a creative approach to all aspects of school life and a vision of nurturing life-long learners. 

We are looking for an experienced and passionate classroom practitioner, for our Reception Class (4 or 5 days per week) to support us in our drive to be outstanding. This post is initially Fixed Term to April 2023, but then potentially permanent. 

Are you are someone who:

•         loves to inspire and engage children to be lifelong learners

•         really loves working as part of a team to make a difference to children’s lives

•         is able to deliver engaging lessons for a variety of learning styles

•         has new ideas and likes to share them

•         likes to be involved in the whole life of the school

•         is energetic, motivated and caring

•         is organised, flexible and has high expectations

•         is able to support our Christian ethos

If so, then we can offer you:

•         friendly, motivated children eager to learn

•         fabulous CPD opportunities

•         dedicated, hard working colleagues

•         a supportive leadership team and Governing Body

•         a beautiful location in rural Sussex with magnificent grounds and with many       opportunities for outdoor learning

Please telephone Sheridan Denney (acting Head of School) for more information about the post.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and application packs are available from our school website.

Additional Information


Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.

Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All staff will be expected to hold or be willing to obtain Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced check for Regulated Activity with the Disclosure & Barring Services (previously the Criminal Records Bureau). For further information about what is required in this process please go to www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check.

All school based staff have the responsibility for promoting the safeguarding and welfare of children.  All school staff should be aware of the school’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy and work in accordance with this document at all times.


  • Job reference
  • orbis/TP/191234/26789

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • East Hoathly

  • Salary
  • £25,714 - £41,604 per annum

  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2022

  • Organisation
  • East Hoathly C.E. Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Full Time

  • Hours
  • 32.5

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership