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St Richard's RC Primary School Early Years Foundation Stage Lead

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Leader and classroom practitioner to join the team at our successful 2 form entry primary school. This position is Permanent, Full Time.

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Main Scale+TLR2a £27,169-£38,767
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 06 January 2020 12:00
  • Start Date: 20/04/2020
  • NQTs Considered: No

Job details

Our EYFS unit consists of a 52 place Nursery and 2 Reception classes of 30 pupils each. There are currently 10 staff members in our EYFS Unit.

You will be committed to maintaining and promoting the high standards and expectations we have at St Richard's.

Applications are welcomed from teachers who are eager to lead a dedicated team in a vibrant setting with amazing children. It will be essential that you are able to articulate and positively support the strong Catholic ethos of the school.

St Richard's Roman Catholic Primary School is a happy, warm and caring school with a dedicated team who work hard to support each other and provide the best care and education for all our children.

We are currently graded outstanding by Ofsted (June 2012) and our RE (Section 48) inspection of January 2018 also judged the school to be outstanding in all areas.

Please visit our website www.st-richards.manchester.sch.ukin order to find out more about our school. We encourage and warmly welcome visits from prospective applicants - please phone Mrs Alison Marshall, Business Manager, on 0161 224 5552 in order to arrange a look around school.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

Completed paper applications should be returned to Fr M Dever, Chair of Governors, St Richard’s Presbytery, Sutcliffe Avenue, Longsight, Manchester, M12 5TN. 

Only applications received on the CES application form will be considered for short-listing. 

N.B. The application form has been personalised to St Richard’s (Request for Consent section, pages 15 – 16). Applicants should not download the form directly from the CES website.


This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. 

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Closing Date: 06 January 2020 12:00

Shortlisting: 09/01/2020

Interviews: 16/01/2020

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/3482-24S