Reception Teacher

Job Description

Are you a creative and caring Reception Teacher with a passion for Early Years? Are you looking for a new role to start in September? Flourish Education are recruiting for a Reception Teacher to work on a full-time basis at a two-form entry village primary school in Hereford. 

This Reception Teacher role will require you to plan and deliver lessons that are exciting and engaging, with a strong emphasis on the importance of learning through play. The Early Years team prefer to ‘plan in the moment’, and try to incorporate the children’s interests when planning. PPA time will be provided for you to plan alongside your year group partner.

As a Reception Teacher at the school, you will have high expectations of pupil behaviour, work well as part of a team alongside the teaching assistants and be dedicated to creating a positive learning environment for the young learners in your care. The school benefits from an extensive outdoor area and Forest school, and so a love of the outdoors (in all weathers!) is a must!

We are looking for a passionate and committed Reception Teacher for a September start. ECT’s and experienced teachers alike are welcome to apply.

Required Skills and Experience for this Reception Teacher role:

  • QTS (Qualified Teacher Status) – ECT’s are encouraged to apply.
  • EYFS experience essential
  • An understanding of the importance of learning through play
  • Excellent behaviour and classroom management skills – you should have high expectations of pupil’s behaviour
  • To plan and deliver engaging lessons across the EYFS
  • The ability to work effectively alongside teaching assistants and a year group partner.

The benefits of a Reception Teacher working for Flourish Education:

  • Up to £160 per day which equates to £31,200 per annum based on working 5 days a week for a full school year.
  • Up to £100 welcome to the team bonus
  • The option of PAYE or Umbrella
  • Holiday Pay - for PAYE candidates you accrue this at 14.36% of your day rate
  • Pension Contributions
  • KCSIE compliant Safeguarding and Prevent Duty Training inclusive of modules relating to legislation, FGM and abuse
  • Refer a Friend bonus scheme.
  • Regular contact throughout the registration process and once you are at work from your own dedicated consultant.


This Reception Teacher role is located in central Hereford, and is easily commutable from the surrounding areas including Leominster, Ledbury and Ross-on-Wye. The school has an on-site carpark, and is easily accessible via public transport.

To apply or to find out more, please contact Rebecca Stanton at Flourish Education.


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.