Early Years Leader

Willenhall Community Primary School, Coventry, West Midlands, CV3 3DB

This job expired on 12 October 2022

  • Job start date

    1 January 2023

  • Closing date

    12 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

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Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2a

Early Years Leader job summary

Are you passionate about teaching and learning?

Are you looking for new and exciting leadership opportunities?

The Affinity Federation comprises of Willenhall Community Primary School and Whitmore Park Primary School.

Willenhall Community Primary School is seeking to appoint an outstanding, inspirational Early Years Leader (TLR post), who is enthusiastic, committed and motivated to driving standards and has high aspirations for all pupils in their care to work in our incredible school team from January 2023.

Willenhall Community Primary School is a two-form entry school with a nursery, located on the south edge of Coventry. The school is set within an economically disadvantaged community but a community with a strong spirit.

The Affinity Federation believes that every child should attend a school that values both personal and academic growth and places great emphasis upon children becoming valued members of the diverse community to which they belong.

The right candidate will be an outstanding teacher, with the knowledge, personal qualities and commitment needed to further improve outcomes for our children and ensure they are motivated, inspired and happy learners. They will possess the leadership skills and potential to guide staff as a team, ensuring consistency of practice and achievement of the highest possible standard.

We can offer:

  • Dedicated leadership time
  • Enthusiastic, welcoming and hardworking children
  • Effective and supportive collaboration working across the two schools in our federation
  • Supportive colleagues and a friendly, hard-working environment
  • A school that is committed to the well-being, work life balance of all staff
  • A team that cares and puts the children at the centre of all that they do
  • The opportunity to be part of an aspirational school and contribute to its Early Years development
  • A supportive governing body committed to excellence
  • Commitment to an exciting and effective programme of professional development
  • Leadership development delivered by high-quality external providers

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Be an outstanding teacher, establishing positive relationships and delivering consistently high-quality provision across EYFS
  • Have extensive knowledge of teaching and learning across EYFS
  • Be a dedicated practitioner, seeking to improve their own practice
  • Dynamically lead and develop a team that will ensure high quality provision for our youngest children
  • Provide a stimulating environment that supports, consolidates and extends learning and development.
  • Take part in the wider school life
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to challenge and support colleagues
  • Enjoy working as a team and share and collaborate with colleagues
  • Be flexible and adapt to the needs of the school and its pupils
  • Develop a high-quality environment that offers opportunities to explore and learn

Every person in our school strongly promotes the values of kindness, honesty, respect, responsibility and growth. These values are encompassed by the value we place on community; belonging to and contributing to the school and wider community.

‘As individuals we are unique. Together we build a community’.

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About Willenhall Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
457 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
02476 302004

Willenhall Community Primary School is within Coventry City Council situated 2½ miles south east of the city centre. We are a 2 form entry school teaching children aged 3 to 11 years (Nursery to year 6).
Willenhall Community Primary School is part of The Affinity Federation with Whitmore Park Primary School.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@willenhallprimary.org.

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