Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    8 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Key stage
Early years
Working pattern
Full time
Full Time Teacher Post
Contract type
MPs or UPS

Job summary

We are seeking to employ an experienced Teacher to join our team as our EYFS Leader, as our current, highly experienced and long standing EYFS Lead is leaving us at Christmas.

This is a rare opportunity to join our excellent EYFS team. We are seeking to employ someone who will be able to continue the journey to shape our continuous provision and create the best possible educational experience for our children.

We require a good classroom practitioner who has knowledge and experience of Early Years education, someone who is able to lead the team and demonstrate a clear vision for our Reception provision.

Part of the role involves being able to have a clear understanding of the academic standards in EYFS, using the EYFSP and Development Matters Framework to assess and track children's progress as they move through the Foundation Year.

Knowledge and understanding of SEND in the Early Years is an advantage, as is experience of using the Leuven Scales for well-being and involvement.

We are a Church of England School and our ethos and culture is central to our vision, we are looking to appoint someone who places the child at the heart of all they do and values the important of working in partnership with parents and colleagues.

We recommend that interested candidates arrange to visit us to see our provision and meet our staff. Visits can be arranged by contacting our school office.

Additional allowances

Plus TLR2 £2873

Applying for the job

Please complete the application form included within this advertisement or using the one on our school website:

When you write the supporting statement, please use the Job Description and Person Specification as a point of referral, ensuring that you evidence the point wherever possible.

The form is then returned to: or posted to:
Ursula Taylor C of E School,
High Street,
MK41 6EG

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
354 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01234 359128

About Ursula Taylor Church of England School

Ursula Taylor C of E School is a two form entry Primary School with children starting with us in Reception and leaving us at the end of Year 6.
Our school is located in the village of Clapham, just North of Bedford. We benefit from being part of the Diocese of St Albans and also having close relationships with Clapham Church and other local schools.

Ursula Taylor is joining the Diocese of St. Albans Multi-Academy Trust and is able to offer a range of CPD and networking opportunities as well as a team of friendly, hard working and and committed colleagues.

Arranging a visit to Ursula Taylor Church of England School

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed, please contact us on: 01234 359128 or to arrange a time to visit.

School location

High Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK41 6EG

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