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Reception Class Teacher - Maternity Cover



Maternity cover role for our Reception class to begin in January 2022. 

At Manston Primary School, we are looking for an experienced and passionate Reception teacher (No ECTs) to cover maternity. We are looking for a teacher who plans and delivers lessons while successfully nurturing and inspiring our students. As part of our energetic and welcoming team, you will enthuse and motivate students to strive for success while maintaining a healthy learning environment for all children within the school. 



Manston Primary School is a Good-rated school based in Leeds. Our school is set in large grounds and situated near Cross Gates in Leeds. You will have the opportunity to work alongside excellent teachers, to observe and share practice on a regular basis and develop our school pedagogy through reflection and collaboration. We hold an Investors in People Award, Advanced healthy schools' status (amongst other awards) and we pride ourselves on good student behaviour and a strong ethos of inclusion. Our school community offers many opportunities to join extra-curricular activities and enrichment activities. 



  • The chance to make a positive impact on the lives of our pupils. 

  • A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability. 

  • Collaborative and smart working to help achieve an effective balance between home and work. 

  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn. 

  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and develop through mentorship and coaching. 

  • Enthusiastic and well-behaved pupils. 



  • QTS (Qualified Teacher Status). 

  • An Honours Degree. 



  • Passion and enthusiasm for their role. 

  • Good knowledge of the curriculum and its means of delivery. 

  • High standards of communication and interpersonal skills. 

  • The ability to work as a team. 

  • The ability to work towards deadlines. 

  • The ability to motivate pupils. 

  • High levels of personal motivation and enthusiasm. 

  • Excellent attendance and punctuality. 

  • The skills to design fun and engaging lessons for pupils. 

  • Strong IT skills. 


Potential candidates for this role are warmly invited to visit the school by appointment. Please contact the school office to arrange a visit at one of these times: 

  • Tuesday 19th October 2021 - 16:00 –16:30 

  • Thursday 21st October 2021 - 08:00 –08:30 

  • Monday 1st November 2021 - 16:30 –17:00 


Closing date: Thursday 4th November 2021 
Interviews: TBC 


Manston Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Should you be successful, the appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and references. Please see the vacancies page of our school website for more details of our safer recruitment process. 

Please use the link to read our safeguarding policy that contains details of our recruitment processes.

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