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Teacher in Early Years Foundation Stage

What we are looking for:

We  are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated Foundation Stage Practitioner – (Experienced or EQT) someone who has that extra something and will join us in our drive for excellence.  The post is temporary for one year to cover maternity leave .


The Foundation Stage is inspired by the Reggio Emilia Approach where children are leaders in the direction of their learning.   We are looking for someone who is resilient, has a good sense of humour, is a team player and is committed to their own development as an early years practitioner.


The successful applicant will:

•             Be a challenging and inspiring teacher

•             Have very high expectations of achievement, attainment and behaviour

•             Be able to maintain a stimulating  environment

•             Show initiative, be an adaptable and flexible team member

•             Contribute towards our vibrant, creative curriculum


In return we will offer:  

An opportunity to work within a unique, outstanding and inspiring Foundation Stage setting. Recent winners of, ‘The Nursery World Awards 2021 for the best Early Years in a School.’

•           A supportive staff team who are committed to ensuring that every child reaches their                        potential

•           A team that puts children at the heart of learning where anything is possible

•           Children who have a thirst for learning and a love for working as a team


The closing date is 6th June and interviews will be held on week commencing 13th June 2022

How to apply

An application,  job description, useful guidance and information about our school are available to download below.  We do not accept CV's.

Completed application forms should be emailed to recruitment@manorwoodprimary.org.uk by 6th June 2022 or posted to Mrs Stephanie Carlin, Business Manager, Manor Wood Primary, Carr Manor Road, LEEDS LS17 5DJ