Nursery / EYFS Teacher (maternity cover)
  • Employer: Harmans Water School
  • Reference: Pri/20/133420
  • Published: Tue 15/09/2020, 10:55 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 30/09/2020, 10:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 2 days hours per week, Thursday & Friday
  • Salary: TPS - FTE
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Harmans Water Primary School, Wellington Drive, Bracknell, Berkshire

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Nursery / EYFS Teacher (maternity cover)

Harmans Water Primary School is looking for a part-time experienced Early Years Teacher to join their EYFS team on a temporary contract to provide maternity cover up to October half term 2021. You will be working two days per week - Thurday mornings in Reception and the remaining one and half days in Nursery.  The temporary contract will commence 5th November 2020.  You will be working within a supportive year group under a team leader.

Please be aware that applicants must have Qualified Teaching Status (QTS)

Due to the current situation, it is not possible to offer visits to the school during the school day - out of hours may be arranged by contacting Michelle Jones, Office Manager on 01344 464874.  Meanwhile, please visit our school website - for information about our school. 

If you have any specific questions regarding the post, please e-mail or telephone Michelle Jones, Office Manager on 01344 464874

How to Apply

Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.


Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.



We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.



Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.


This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit


The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at


Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.



On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.


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