This job expired on 18 October 2021

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    12 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Key stages
Early years, KS1
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type

Job summary

Leodis Academies Trust is a successful Multi Academy Trust with five schools in the South Leeds area. As part of our continued growth we are looking for an EYFS and Year One Phase Leader, to join the team at Westerton Primary Academy.

As the EYFS and Year One Phase Leader you will support the Principal in delivering the vision and ethos of the Academy. Employing your previous experience of contributing to and leading EYFS, you will lead the learning and organisation of Nursery, Reception and Year One Pupils. As a proven classroom practitioner, you will monitor and evaluate the delivery of quality first teaching and learning in these classes. Utilising your experience and knowledge of data analysis, target setting and strategy formulation, you will work in a non-class-based role with responsibility of approximately 258 children and 21 colleagues. Using your ability to work in partnership with senior leaders, you will be a valued member of the Senior Leadership Management Team (SLMT) at Westerton, and provide clear educational direction through leading by example. You will be instrumental in supporting the Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) as a member of the safeguarding team and will monitor safeguarding arrangements across the phase to ensure a safe and secure setting.

All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, two references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS), medical clearance and provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Additional allowances

TLR Payment 2B or C

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
705 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About Westerton Primary Academy

Westerton Primary Academy is proud to be an inclusive and caring school, providing high quality education. We work together to enable all children to achieve well, gain confidence and contribute in a positive way to the school and the community. Situated in an outer suburb of South Leeds, the school has grown in size over the last decade and we now have 708 pupils on roll, working together we deliver a broad, balanced and relevant curriculum, allowing for pupils’ differing abilities and aptitudes that leads to success for every child.

At Leodis Academies Trust we pride ourselves on our collaborative approach to working together. We look for individuals who can contribute to this and make a difference to the academies that form our Trust. In return for joining us as our EYFS and Year One Phase Leader we can offer:

• An opportunity to use your skills and knowledge to make a real difference to the children within our community, whilst working within a school that fosters positivity and care.
• Access to an expanding range of lifestyle benefits including Simply Health cash plan, free flu vaccinations and a cycle to work scheme.
• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme providing confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
• Free parking on site.
• A wide range of possibilities to develop as a professional, with access to job related learning and development opportunities across the Trust.

Arranging a visit to Westerton Primary Academy

If you wish to discuss this role in more detail or arrange a visit to the Academy, please contact 0113 2533504.

School location

Hesketh Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF3 1AR

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