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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

MPS or UPS + TLR 2b

Early Years Leader job summary

Thank you for expressing an interest in this exciting post.

At Woodlands Primary Academy we have some wonderful pupils, committed staff and a community that deserves the very best from their local primary Academy.  Our pupils work hard, behave well and have great attitudes to learning. Parents have a very positive relationship with our school and are keen to support everything we do. Our staff are dedicated to what we are trying to achieve and are driving the Academy vision and values.  There is a real team spirit at Woodlands, in a nutshell, this is a wonderful place to work and learn!

We are looking for an Early Years leader who has/will:

  • Competence, expertise and a proven track record in Early Years.
  • Model outstanding teaching on a regular basis.
  • Drive high standards and expectations at all times.
  • A strong sense of what brings success in a school with high levels of disadvantage and be able to demonstrate a clear track record of raising performance and of partnership working
  • A deep understanding of what works in teaching and how to improve teaching quality
  • Ensure standards of student academic and personal achievement
  • Confident and uncompromising leadership of teaching and learning, behaviour, attitudes to learning and parental engagement
  • Capacity to lead a team.
  • Outstanding communication in both speech and writing
  • An unfaltering commitment to student and staff development
  • Strong leadership and manage teams to provide high quality learning for all children within a safe, secure, happy and caring environment
  • A strategic direction of the school as an Early Years Leader and in doing this, enable the fulfilment of the vision for the school through the day-to-day support of decisions made.

The Governors, and our Sponsor South Pennine Academies Trust will ensure that Woodlands Primary Academy provides the very best educational success for our children.  We will create a dynamic relationship between Governors, Sponsor, CEO and Principal which will be both challenging and supportive as we work together to create an outstanding Academy.

If you think that you are still right for the job then we look forward to receiving your application.  If you wish to discuss the job in more detail then please do not hesitate to contact the Principal , Catherine Sharpe.

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About Woodlands Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
349 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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