Reception Teacher

Job Description

Flourish Education are recruiting a Reception Teacher to work with a Primary School in Stroud. This is a fulltime, long-term post working 5 days per week for a maternity cover post  to cover the class teacher. The post will begin in September and will be expected to run until July 2025.

The Primary school have a great local reputation and they are based near the town centre of Stroud with good public transport links.

EYFS experience is essential for this role. The school’s that we work with are looking for an experienced teacher but are willing to consider strong ECT’s.

The successful candidate will have full planning and marking responsibilities.

The Reception Teacher’s role

  • Deliver planned lessons with engaging and creative methods and mark work for the class.
  • Create a positive learning environment.
  • Work alongside the teaching assistant
  • Effectively manage the behaviour of pupils
  • Experience of supporting children within the EYFS
  • Experience of teaching or supporting Phonics lessons/Phonics Intervention Groups
  • Committed to permanent role
  • DBS on the update service of issued within the last 12 months

Required skills and experience for the Reception teacher.

  • Experience in teaching across primary schools, children centres and nurseries including EYFS.
  • Must have the relevant teacher status: QTS primary
  • Ability to manage a classroom with excellent communication skills.
  • Contact references from all employment in the last 24 months.
  • Previous Supply Teacher experience not required.

Working as a Reception Teacher for Flourish Education offers you excellent benefits, including:

  • Teacher rate of up to £212 per day which equates to £41,340 per annum based on working 5 days a week for a full school year.
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • £100 welcome to the team bonus.
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate.
  • Pension Contributions
  • Free safeguarding level 1 and Prevent training.
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme
  • KCSIE compliant Safeguarding and Prevent Duty Training inclusive of modules relating to legislation, FGM and abuse.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work.


The school is in Stroud and is easily accessible from M5 and commutable from, Nailswoth, Durlsey, Gloucester, Painswick and Stonehouse. The primary school has excellent transport links and most offers onsite parking.

Interested? Apply now or call Sav for more information.


Flourish Education Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects every candidate to share this commitment. All candidates are subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Flourish Education is acting as an employment and business agency.