Assistant Head Teacher (EYFS Lead)

Birchfield Community Primary School, Yeovil, Somerset, BA21 5RL

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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    26 January 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 January 2022

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Assistant Head Teacher (EYFS Lead) job summary

Grade: LPS L6-10 Hours/ Contract type: Full Time, Permanent Reporting to: Head Teacher and Deputy Head Responsible for: Early Years/Pre-School Staff We are looking for an outstanding Assistant Head Teacher who will have an impact on the outcomes for our children in Pre-School/School through securing outstanding teaching across the phase. We currently have 3 Pre-School rooms – Foxes and Squirrels on our Birchfield Site and the newly opened Badgers room on a neighbouring site. We also have 2 Reception classes in our ‘main’ school. The successful candidate will support the Headteacher and Deputy Headteacher in: Communicating the school’s vision compellingly and supporting the Headteacher’s strategic leadership The day-to-day management of the school with particular reference to the EYFS Formulating the aims and objectives of the school Establishing policies for achieving these aims and objectives Be the EYFS Leader for Birchfield Pre-School (Foxes, Squirrels and Badgers) and Reception (2 Classes) Managing Pre-School/Reception team staff and resources Monitoring progress towards the achievement of the school’s aims and objectives Develop and review regularly the vision, aims and purpose for EYFS Keeping up to date with new initiatives, intervention and EY Practise Being an active member of the School Leadership Team and make a significant contribution to the strategic development and direction of the Pre-School/School. Taking the lead to develop and inspire an engaging EYFS curriculum Managing the EYFS budget Having the vision and drive to become a Deputy Head/Head Teacher in the future The Assistant Headteacher will also have a timetabled teaching commitment of 0.5 teaching commitment in a Reception class (to include PPA). The Assistant Headteacher will: Uphold public trust in school leadership and maintain high standards of ethics, behaviour and professional conduct Build positive and respectful relationships across the school community Serve in the best interests of the school’s pupils In return we offer you a rapidly developing school with huge ambitions, wonderful children, a dedicated team of staff and supportive parents and Governors. Visits are welcomed and encouraged. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts subject to relevant employment checks and criminal background check via the disclosure procedure Please apply by application form (available from the school website or by email) with a covering letter (stating why you are interested in this post and what you feel you could offer the school) addressed to the Headteacher and email to recruitment@birchfieldprimaryschool.co.uk Closing date: Midday Wednesday 26th January 2022 Interview date: Monday 31st January 2022 – Wednesday 2nd February 2022
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About Birchfield Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
413 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

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