Reception Class Teacher and EYFS Leader: Kirkby and Great Broughton Church of England School

Salary: £30,000- £46,525 pro rata per annum (plus TLR3 £639)

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full-time



The governors, staff and children of Kirkby and Great Broughton School are seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated Reception teacher and Early Years Leader to join our team at an exciting time as we open a new governor-led nursery.


Our friendly school, recognised as 'Good' by Ofsted in May 2023, is committed to providing high-quality education and fostering a supportive learning environment for all our community to ‘shine like stars lighting up the sky’.


We would love to hear from you if you are:


  • an excellent EYFS practitioner
  • passionate about helping children to shine with a strong understanding of the EYFS curriculum
  • keen to progress in your career with high aspirations
  • excited about the opportunity to work with the Nursery team to lead and develop a brand-new Nursery provision.
  • able to, and have experience of leading Early Reading across the school
  • keen to work with the Headteacher and staff to drive the whole school’s success even further
  • able to collaborate with colleagues to develop and implement an effective curriculum (please state in your application any other areas of expertise and particular interest)


As a school community, we believe in nurturing the potential within each child and member of staff helping them ‘shine like stars lighting up the sky.’


If you are passionate about early years education, have high expectations, and are eager to lead and inspire others, we would love to hear from you. Please do call or email Vicki or Bev to arrange a visit. 01642 712687


Key Dates


Applications should be emailed to the above address by Weds 24th April 9am

Interviews will be held Friday 3rd May (TBC)


Key Documents


Application Form


Person Specification


Kirkby and Great Broughton School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and preventing extremism. We expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory “Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced Check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information. KGB is an equal opportunities employer, and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds



NYC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies.  We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 


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North Yorkshire Councils’ purpose is to deliver services and facilities to the diverse residents and visitors of North Yorkshire. To ensure we deliver inclusive services we strive to have a diverse workforce where everybody can be themselves by respecting differences and embedding equality of opportunity. We celebrate diversity and recognise each other’s contributions; we therefore welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds.


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Reception Class Teacher and EYFS Leader: Kirkby and Great Broughton Church of England School
Location: Kirkby & Great Broughton Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School
Salary: £30,000 - £46,525 pro rata per annum