Staff Training and Vacancies


Early Years Foundation Stage Teacher/ Leader – Maternity Cover

The Headteacher and Governors at Keep Hatch Primary School wish to appoint an Early Years Leader to be in role on a specific purpose contract to cover maternity leave, from 01 Sept 2024.  The school are looking for somebody who:

  • Has the drive and energy to be an outstanding practitioner and can develop the Early years Foundation Stage into a  centre of excellence
  • Leads by example and is an inspiration to both children and staff
  • Is committed to improving teaching and raising standards through the setting of high expectations
  • Has a ‘toolbox’ of ideas to help improve the EYFS and the willingness to immerse themselves into the life of the school
  • Is looking to develop leadership skills

We can offer:

  • An impressive package of CPD to enable you to become an outstanding leader
  • The opportunity to work with a range of experienced leaders within local schools to support development
  • Appropriate release time to enable the successful candidate to be effective in their role

Roles and responsibilities will include:

  • Leading The Early Years Phase
  • Teaching a class
  • Monitoring the provision and outcomes for pupils
  • Leading an area of the curriculum
  • Providing training and support for individual

EYFS Teacher/ Leader Job Description

EYFS Teacher/ Leader Person Specification

If you wish to apply, please contact the school office for an application pack via:

Closing date: Fri 12th April

Shortlisting date:  Mon 15th April

Interview date:  Week commencing 15th April

Keep Hatch Primary school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Online, and social media searches will form part of pre-employment checks on shortlisted candidates and the successful candidate will need to provide evidence for an enhanced DBS.


Staff at Keep Hatch are qualified to offer OLEVI training, including the Creative Teacher Programme (CTP) and the Outstanding Teacher Programme (OTP). Please contact us if you would like more information, or to book a course.