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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    13 October 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    2 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: Full-time

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Pay scale


Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a passionate and dedicated educator looking for a new and exciting opportunity to lead and inspire young minds? If so, we invite you to apply for the position of Class Teacher and EYFS Lead at our thriving primary school in South Oxfordshire. This is your chance to lead our Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) team and a curriculum team of colleagues from January 2024

This is an excellent opportunity to lead a team which is committed and passionate.

We are seeking a candidate who is:

  • An outstanding teacher and curriculum leader who is passionate about achieving the highest possible outcomes for all children
  • Experienced in teaching in EYFS
  • Capable of being a strong leader with excellent communication skills who can inspire and motivate others
  • Committed to the well-being of all the children in our school
  • Enthusiastic and highly motivated with high expectations of pupil achievement and behaviour
  • Well organised, plans effectively and has good classroom teaching skills and management
  • Strongly committed to raising standards and school improvement
  • Able to demonstrate a proven track record of improving teaching, learning and pupil outcomes
  • Is an outstanding practitioner in the teaching of phonics in order to lead our Bug Club phonic programme

What the school offers its staff

Cholsey Primary School is a member of OPEN, the Oxfordshire Primary Education Network; an innovative group of four schools working to provide the highest quality of education for its children. As such, we are able to offer rich learning experiences through collaborative working across all our schools and excellent CPD opportunities.

The successful candidate will lead a team of teachers and teaching assistants who work with our 2 EYFS classes, working closely with other phase leaders across the school as part of the leadership team. They will also lead a curriculum team which includes English Leadership.

Commitment to safeguarding

Cholsey Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Reference checks will be performed prior to interview.

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About Cholsey Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
304 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01491 651862

Cholsey Primary School is a thriving, forward –thinking primary school, where we want the children to be inspired to learn and to enjoy the curriculum whilst being nurtured and helped to flourish as young people. Similarly, we want our staff to be inspired to innovate in the classroom and develop themselves to contribute to the success of the whole school.
Our behaviour for learning is excellent and we work hard to encourage a positive mind-set and can-do attitude from the moment our children join us. We have a diverse curriculum and offer rich experiences that broaden horizons and opportunities for every child. We pride ourselves on the care we offer children and families.

Arranging a visit to Cholsey Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office.2596@cholsey.oxon.sch.uk.

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