4 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    23 May 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    3 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Main Pay Range to Upper Pay Range

Additional allowances

TLR2a (£3,214 Per Annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Is an experienced and passionate EYFS practitioner.
  • Has a clear vision for Early Years.
  • Has a track record which demonstrates consistently strong practice.
  • Has a passion for ensuring that every child has the best possible start to their education.
  • Will develop and resource an aspirational environment, indoors and out that supports the learning of every child.
  • Can motivate and inspire a team.
  • Has the ability to organise and prioritise tasks and can be proactive and solution-focused.
  • Is reflective about your practice and keen to contribute to your learning and development.
  • Is outward-facing and committed to establishing a strong relationship with parents and the local community.
  • Is willing to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in.

What the school offers its staff

  • Access to a comprehensive employee assistance programme, and benefits package including cycle to work, financial advice, BHN Extras and discounted access at local facilities.
  • Recognition that all schools are unique, with an approach that supports you to develop and implement your vision for your community and your setting.
  • A unique opportunity to shape a brand new EYFS setting.
  • A peer network of EYFS leaders.
  • Support from our Early Years Lead Practitioner
  • The opportunity to develop as a leader through significant CPL, support and the opportunity to progress with Trust trust-wide opportunity.
  • A partnership with relationships at its heart, ensuring a friendly atmosphere encompassing a supportive ethos.

Further details about the role

We are excited to be recruiting an Early Years leader for our brand-new school; Whipman Woods Flying High Academy. This unique opportunity enables the newly appointed Early Years leader to work alongside the Headteacher to shape a vision for a brand-new provision. You will establish an aspirational environment and welcome the very first cohort of children to the school. As Early Years leader you will lead a small team to deliver the very best to every child.

Whipman Woods Flying High Academy will open its doors to children and the community in September 2024. Whipman Woods will be the third new school that Flying High has opened, following on from the significant success of Hucknall Flying High Academy and Rivendell Flying High Academy. Up to 30 children will be welcomed into the foundation stage in September 2024, with a nursery provision due to open in January 2025. Working alongside the Headteacher, appointed team and Flying High central team you will put in place the resources, environment and systems to ensure that within EYFS we deliver the very best for our children and families.

Flying High is a partnership of 33 primary schools, with a significant track record of success. Collectively we aim to impact social change, by making every day count for every child and every community. At the heart of our success is a commitment to working together to deliver the very best for our children and to enable each member of staff to maximise their potential. As the Early Years Leader, you will be supported by our Early Years Lead Practitioner, and form part of a team of EYFS leaders across our partnership; working closely to learn, develop and grow together.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Applying for the job

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