Early Years Leader

Colton Primary School, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 9AL

6 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type



£25714 - £41604 per annum

Early Years Leader job summary

Early Years Leader

Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full time
FTE Salary: In line with national pay scales M1-U3: £25,714 – £41,604 per annum plus TLR 2 (£2,873)
For more information on our school: www.colton.org.uk

We are looking for an inspirational teacher to lead our early years team from September 2022. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, hard-working and passionate about early years and have experience of delivering consistently excellent practice, both indoors and outdoors. Their classroom skills will enable then to work collaboratively with colleagues to inspire, develop and support others within our setting. They will play a vital role in shaping and developing early years provision and practice as well as contributing to the continued development of the school as part of our senior leadership team.

We are looking for someone who will;

• provide an example of excellence as a leading classroom practitioner and inspire and motivate staff in all areas of the EYFS curriculum
• oversee our early years team and be responsible for their appraisal and standards across the EYFS
• work within the senior leadership team to sustain high expectations and excellent practice in teaching and learning across our reception and nursery class.

As a member of our Trust, you will benefit from:

• being part of a truly collaborative trust, working with professional generosity and towards our shared mission of; Nurturing ambition, delivering excellence and enriching children’s lives
• our Trust commitment to continued investment in our people, supporting every member of staff throughout their career to be the best they can be
• a clear set of values, a celebration of equality and diversity and a working environment built on respect, kindness and promotion of positive wellbeing

We are pleased to offer a generous benefits package including teachers’ pension scheme, £5k cycle to work scheme, discounted gym, family health, private medical insurance and dental care plans, discounts and online offers at major high street/online retailers and our employee assistance programme accessible by you and your family.

Next steps

To discuss the role or pay us a visit before applying, please contact Natalie Leverett on leverettn@cps.rklt.co.uk

For further information, please contact recruitment@rklt.co.uk

For access to our recruitment guidelines and our online application form click here

Additional allowances

TLR 2a equivalent to £2873 per annum

Applying for the job

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Supporting documents

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About Colton Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
244 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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Contact phone number

At Colton Primary School we provide the very best education we can for all our pupils in a happy, caring environment. We want every pupil to enjoy their time at Colton and feel enthusiastic as they move on to the next stage of their education.

We work in partnership with pupils, parents & carers, governors, Red Kite Learning Trust and members of the community. We hope that everyone feels ‘successful’ every day, and that our pupils grow into happy, healthy members of society, with a genuine love of learning.

We believe education is about the ‘whole child’ and that all children should be supported to reach their full potential. Working together, our Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) and Learning Mentor support the staff to ensure children’s social, emotional and mental health needs are met, allowing us to have high academic expectations for all. We aim to inspire, motivate and challenge our children to question the world around them and become independent, resilient learners.

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