This job expired on 15 October 2021

  • Application deadline

    15 October 2021 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full time
Contract type
M6 / UPS plus TLR 2a commensurate with experience

Job summary

Are you a talented and ambitious Early Years teacher looking for the next step in your career?

If yes, then Walkley Primary School may have just the challenge for you. Our present EYFS leader is moving abroad and therefore we are looking to further strengthen our leadership team with the addition of an inspiring classroom teacher to be EYFS Phase Leader. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with early years experience and who has the drive, inspiration and talent to support our youngest learners in the school. You will work closely with the rest of the early years team along with being a part of the whole school leadership team.

We are seeking an individual who shares our vision and commitment to ensuring the very best for the children we teach. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and exceptional EYFS teacher to join our leadership team at Walkley Primary School. The successful candidate will teach in F2 and lead our EYFS team working across our Reception and new, purpose-built two form entry school which opened in January this year.

We are looking for an EYFS practitioner with vision, passion and the highest expectations to join our school and help take our EYFS on the next stage in its journey. Walkley is a good school with many outstanding features and we strive to embed excellence and the very best practice in everything we do. We are passionate about the professional development of our staff and would give any successful candidate significant support and training. We serve a community of happy children and supportive parents who work together.

So, if you are an experienced teacher who enjoys making a positive contribution to the whole school and who wants to take the step up into leadership with the support of an experienced and supportive team, then we could be the school for you. The successful candidate will be someone who is an outstanding EYFS practitioner who has a proven track record of having a positive impact on pupil outcomes, has some leadership experience and has high aspirations for all pupils’ achievement.

We are looking for an Early Year Leads who has knowledge and experience of working in reception / nursery to start in April 2022.

This role will:
• have a direct and positive impact on both the education and lives of our pupils
• reach out to our families and the local community,
• require a calm and well-organised person, who can transform child-centred and creative plans into clear actions that involve all members of the EYFS team
• offer excellent leadership opportunities that have a critical impact on whole school development

This is a permanent role offering MPS / UPS + TLR commensurate with experience.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments are made subject to an Enhanced Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure.

Additional allowances

TLR 2a

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
359 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
0114 2340550

About Walkley Primary School

Walkey Primary School is a unique and special place where excellent learning and teaching offers opportunities for pupils and families to ’reach for the sky’. Our school encapsulates this through our own warm and individual identity, combining traditional values with a modern bright vision and a rich curriculum deserving its place in the 21st Century.

Walkley is an energetic and dynamic school, where learning is carried out in a very peaceful, happy, friendly, nurturing and caring manner. At Walkley we are totally committed to the development of your children, to offer them the very best start to their formal education. An education that is rich in learning opportunities and fulfilling relevant experiences, one that influences a lifelong love of learning. We consider our school to be like a second home and aim to instil in children good values and attitudes that will remain with them all their lives – we aim to make these unique and special days memorable, interesting, challenging and fun.

Our motto is Enjoyment, Achievement and Learning for Life. This is a community where we learn the importance of caring about each other, sharing with others, learning to play and communicate, learning to negotiate and compromise. Each person is looked after and is regarded as having the ability to make a strong contribution to the ethos and talents of the whole school. We develop effective thinkers, encourage creativity, promote life skills within a very positive ‘can do’ culture. Individuality and uniqueness are celebrated. Praise is the hallmark of our discipline and we hope that each person will be proud to call this ‘Our School’.

School location

Burnaby Crescent, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 2RZ

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