5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    30 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5

Contract type


Pay scale

£50,929 - £55,822

What skills and experience we're looking for

Director of Early Years

“for an experienced teacher”

Are you a teacher looking for development for yourself and feel you can lead others in the Early Years setting.

Join our nursery and Reception team to work collaborativelyto shape the learning for our pupils.

Salary: £50,929 - £55,822

Grade: L1 – L5

Hours: Full Time

Work Pattern: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Pension: 26.4% employer’s contribution

This is an exciting opportunity to work at Wood End Park Academy, a warm and vibrant multi-cultural primary school based in Hayes. We believe in providing the highest standards of teaching and learning and instil a culture where everyone is valued and encouraged to succeed. Teaching in Reception in the first instance. Team working and a supportive environment are strong and a reason for our success!

Our school is part of The Park Federation Academy Trust, and our partnership means that there are opportunities for professional development that will further your own skills, knowledge and expertise.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher with a proven track record of impact, creativity and rigour.
  • Have a clear understanding of what constitutes outstanding provision for Early Years
  • Be able to identify, drive and secure improvements to ensure high standards in all areas.
  • Be the figurehead and spokesperson for Early Years at academy level.
  • Have an excellent knowledge of Early Years and how to implement this effectively as a vehicle for progress and learning
  • Have the ability to evaluate and plan strategically, motivate and inspire both staff and students
  • To have experience of having contributed to policy formulation, implementation, evaluation and review
  • Have a clear understanding of assessment and a proven ability to interpret data and use it to focus improvements.

What the school offers its staff

For the right candidate, we will offer

  • extensive support and CPD;
  • the opportunity to work with other professional colleagues across the Multi-Academy Trust;
  • a welcoming school, with friendly, enthusiastic and supportive staff team;
  • an ambitious and dynamic Senior leadership Team;
  • dedicated leadership time
  • a dedicated Governing Body;
  • supportive parents and children who are keen to learn;
  • an employee assistance programme (EAP).

We warmly welcome candidates coming to visit the school prior to application; please contact the school to arrange. Please visit the school website for an application pack.

Closing Date: As and when we receive successful applications.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check with a check of the DBS Barred List.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people expect all staff, and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced DBS Check with a check of the DBS Barred List.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@theparkfederation.org

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About Wood End Park Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
936 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

Wood End Park Academy is home to over 900 children, including a 60-place nursery. It serves the children and families of the richly diverse and welcoming community of Hayes in West London. The academy is part of The Park Federation Academy Trust, allowing us to benefit from a wealth of expertise across our eight academies, as well as enabling us to provide opportunities for sharing of good practice and high-quality training.

Arranging a visit to Wood End Park Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@theparkfederation.org.

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