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EYFS Class Teacher 0.40 Maternity Cover

Hours of work: 13 hours per week
Working pattern: Part-time
(As the position is part-time, the above salary will be pro rata)
Fixed term for: 8 months

Closing date: Friday 7 October 2022

For more information and to apply for the above post, please contact:
Willingdon Primary School, Rapsons Road, Willingdon, East Sussex, BN20 9RJ
Phone:  01323 482619
Email: recruitment@willingdonprimary.co.uk
Website: https://our-school.net/esussex/primary/willingdon
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. 

EYFS Class Teacher 0.4 (Thursday and Friday) Maternity Cover

Willingdon Primary School is looking to recruit a fantastic part-time (0.4) EYFS Class Teacher to join our amazing team. This maternity cover post will commence on 1 January 2023 until 31 August 2023 and will be required on Thursday and Friday.

Salary Scale MPS to UPS currently £25,714 to £41,604 per annum. 

Willingdon Primary School is a rapidly improving school committed to getting the best from all staff and gaining excellent outcomes for all children. We have a proven track record of developing our staff and working in a collaborative way within the school and in partnership with other schools.

We are looking for the following key attributes:

  • Excellent Early Years classroom practice.
  • High expectations of yourself and others.
  • A sound understanding of high quality teaching and assessment in Early Years under the current EYFS framework.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a passionate team.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Good self-motivation.
  • Be a reflective practitioner.
  • Ability to work hard.
  • A good sense of humour!

We can offer you:

  • A friendly, dedicated and committed staff team.
  • Delightful children with a willingness to learn.
  • Excellent support for your career development.
  • A really great school site with excellent facilities.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the School office on 01323 482619 or email office@willingdonprimary.co.uk to arrange a visit.

To apply for this position please access the application pack on the school website www.our-school.net and go to the Job Vacancies tab.

The closing date for applications is Friday 7 October 2022 at noon and interviews will be held on Wednesday 12 October 2022.

Please send all completed applications to Claire Maskell, School Business Manager, on recruitment@willingdonprimary.co.uk

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/191234/27075

  • Number of positions
  • 1

  • Location
  • Eastbourne

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

  • Closing date
  • 07/10/2022

  • Organisation
  • Willingdon Primary School

  • Contract type
  • Fixed Term

  • Work pattern
  • Part Time

  • Hours
  • 13

  • Job type
  • Teaching and Leadership