Early Years Foundation Stage Leader

Barrow Hall Orchard Church of England Primary School, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 8HP

This job expired on 15 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    30 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    15 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 April 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type



MPS/UPS plus TLR 2 (currently £2873)

Early Years Foundation Stage Leader job summary

Early Years Foundation Stage Leader Vacancy

The governing body are seeking to employ an inspirational and highly motivated Early Years Foundation Leader with outstanding teaching skills who will take specific responsibility and accountability for the day to day management and organisation of the EYFS, including our Preschool. The successful candidate will take responsibility for leading the EYFS team, line managing and reviewing the performance of identified staff (as directed by the headteacher).

Hall Orchard is a good and popular three form entry school with a culture of high expectations of both academic achievement and personal and social development. We offer a curriculum that is exciting, vibrant and promotes a love of learning. We provide many opportunities to enhance the learning experience for our children and help them develop as well-rounded individuals. Our Early years provision includes fantastic purpose built outdoor learning areas, specious Preschool provision and large open plan Reception classrooms.

We are looking for an excellent leader and practitioner who is passionate about Early Years and will be an active part of the school leadership team.

Full time and permanent, starting Tuesday 30th August 2022.

Are you
• Enthusiastic about all aspects of learning and teaching, with an excellent knowledge of the EYFS curriculum.
• Highly motivated and have high expectations of attainment and behaviour from all pupils
• Very organised and have the ability to plan effectively to meet the needs of all pupils
• Able to work closely with colleagues as part of a team
• Able to work closely with parents and outside agencies to provide the best possible start for all children
• Patient and caring with a good sense of humour
• Willing to make a significant contribution to the life of the school
• Someone who can coordinate and evaluate continuity and progression across preschool and Reception, into year 1, through professional dialogue, shared practice and focussed monitoring and evaluation.

In return we can offer you:
• A committed and supportive team of staff and governors
• Enthusiastic, motivated children who are curious and eager to learn
• A wide range of high quality resources to support teaching and learning
• A strong commitment to your continuous professional development and leadership development

If you feel you meet the above criteria we would like to hear about your particular strengths and experience and the expertise that you could bring to our school

As part of our commitment to safeguarding children and young people, the successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check, which must be maintained through the period of employment

Telephone 01509 412188 for all enquires

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 15th May
Interviews: Friday 20th May

The job description and specification and application form are available to download.

Please return your completed application by email directly to the school on reception@hall-orchard.leics.sch.uk

Additional allowances

TLR2 (currently £2873) as EYFS Leader

This job post has expired.

Supporting documents

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About Barrow Hall Orchard Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
522 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Contact phone number
01509 412188

Hall Orchard CE Primary School is a large, vibrant and successful school where children thrive both academically and socially, through a rich and exciting variety of educational experiences. Our children excel and develop a love of learning. Our excellent staff team are committed and dedicated to ensuring that each and every child achieves, within a happy caring and stimulating environment.

Our school is situated on Church Street in the centre of Barrow-Upon-Soar. We have three main buildings with two double classrooms in mobile accommodation. The Victorian building has four classrooms, cloakrooms, and toilets. The 1995 extension connected all school buildings for the first time and has 3 classrooms, cloakrooms, and toilets. The administration block leads to our 1970 Orchard building. This houses 10 class bases, the main hall, large studio, cookery area and library. Outside we have two large play areas, and a sizable school field. In addition the foundation classes have their own secure play area.

Our Preschool and Breakfast and After School Club are housed in a separate building. It has its own kitchen, toilets and outside areas

Beliefs and Values
Our beliefs and values are engrained within everything we do at Hall Orchard CE Primary School. They drive the direction of our school and are at the heart of what we do to improve educational outcomes for children. Our school is a caring family where everyone is valued and encouraged to achieve their potential as well as to have respect for God and His world.

Our core values incorporate the 15 Christian Values and are as follows:
Community (Creation, Koinonia, Peace, Service)
Friendship (Friendship, Compassion, Forgiveness, Justice, Thankfulness, Trust)
Respect (Humility, Justice, Reverence)
Resilience (Endurance, Wisdom)
Aspiration (Hope)

Vision Statement
For our children to be confident, ambitious learners who demonstrate the personal values and skills necessary to make a positive contribution to the global community.
To be an excellent school where all children achieve their best.

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