27 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    22 April 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 March 2023

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

TMS1-6 plus TLR2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Bewbush Academy is a large, vibrant, multicultural primary school in Crawley. We are a warm and welcoming school who strives for excellence in all aspects of school life. The children at The Bewbush Academy enjoy an impressive learning environment which supports the highest standards of teaching and learning. Our EYFS unit is made up from three Reception classes with the capacity for 90 children.

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational EYFS leader who will continue to take our Early Years Foundation Stage on an exciting journey to excellence. You will be responsible for leading the EYFS which includes a team of dedicated teachers and support staff.

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will:

  • be an excellent classroom practitioner

  • have proven and effective leadership and management experience to raise standards

  • have an ability to lead curriculum, learning, teaching and assessment and hold others to account

  • have vision, high expectations and enthusiasm

  • have very good interpersonal skills and be able to motivate children and staff

  • be able to promote positive relationships within the school and wider community

  • actively support the Headteacher and SLT in an absolute commitment to sustained school improvement

  • have an excellent working knowledge of teaching across the EYFS and KS1 curriculum, including early reading, maths and phonics

  • have a clear understanding of how our youngest children learn

  • have a clear understanding of effective transitions into Reception and into Year 1

  • be organised, friendly, approachable and be able to support the ethos of our school

  • be able to evaluate and review pupil progress

  • be able to adapt to the needs of individuals

  • be sympathetic to the needs of EAL pupils and understand our local multi-cultural community

  • be willing to participate in and lead training and collaborative initiatives, working with our central team of TKAT schools

  • have a commitment to continued professional development

In return, we can offer you:

  • warm, friendly, professional and supportive colleagues

  • continued professional development opportunities

  • an attractive and well resourced learning environment

  • regular, structured release time

  • an informal visit to our school to find out much more about us.

Further details about the role

Working for The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) Leadership within TKAT schools requires passion, understanding, empathy and above all, a genuine love for the profession. Our role is to support you by giving you the flexibility to work how and when you need to; to open up opportunities to develop your career; to take care of your wellbeing at work; to enable you to flourish as an individual and to offer the kind of rewards you can only find from improving the prospects and life chances for literally thousands of children and young people.

We recommend potential applicants visit our school before making an application. To arrange a visit, please contact our Business Manager Jo Gathern on 01293 534897 or by email to:businessmanager@bewbush-tkat.orgClosing date for applications: Friday 21st April 2023 Interview date: Friday 28th April 2023 We reserve the right to close the vacancy early should we receive a significant number of applications.

If you have not had any communication within 10 days of the closing date please take this as confirmation that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Commitment to safeguarding

TKAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment will be subject to the full Safer Recruitment process, including an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. Our Commitment - Equal, Inclusive, Diverse TKAT is committed to inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity by encouraging and welcoming differences, listening to individual experiences, aspirations and accomplishments and learning how to grow better together. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of any protected characteristic; this includes applicants wishing to work flexibly.

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About The Bewbush Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
559 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address

Be part of our fabulous school that does more than teach but changes lives. We only take the best and provide outstanding CPD and career progression within the TKAT family. Work within a team of amazing teachers to make a difference to children’s lives. The Bewbush Academy is a Thrive school with a Growth Mindset! You will: Have high expectations Believe in every child being successful Be aspirational for yourself, our pupils and the school Contribute to the whole school life Work in a supportive team with targeted CPD We will provide: An outstanding team to collaborate with and learn from Access to good CPD A cheerful and positive place to teach And….. amazing children!

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