Ark Dickens Primary Academy, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 4PN

This job expired on 18 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 11:00am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type



Ark MPS/UPS + TLR2a depending on experience

EYFS Lead job summary

We are excited to be looking for an Early Years Leader to join our dedicated team to help lead a rapidly improving primary school in the heart of Portsmouth, so thank you for your interest in Ark Dickens Primary Academy.

We are looking for a passionate, highly effective early years practitioner who will oversee and lead our 2 reception classes and nursery. This is a permanent position for someone who is keen to contribute their experience and expertise to a new setting to lead and secure ongoing development across the EYFS.

As the EYFS Phase Lead, you will have the rewarding opportunity to be part of a dedicated team committed to ensuring the long-term success of the school. You will specifically develop, lead and manage the effective delivery of an outstanding curriculum, which enables the highest level of progress and achievement in Early Years. You will lead our team of early years practitioners and promote outstanding teaching and learning underpinned by a strong school culture within a nurturing and rigorous environment.

You will be instrumental in our mission to ensure every child receives a great start to their education to ensure real choices in life, regardless of background. We are looking for a highly motivated, capable, resilient and reflective leader to join our team. You will enter a well-established and high-profile school with much to be proud of and celebrate, but with still much more to do.

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About Ark Dickens Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
420 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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At Ark Dickens we have a strong and passionate team of staff who are dedicated to ensuring that every child achieves their full potential. We know every child in depth and use this knowledge to plan for our children, ensuring high engagement and high expectations at all times.

Through a culture of high expectations and excellence, we want every child at our school to become a successful citizen of the world, ready to take on new adventures and challenges along their journey.

We ensure our children benefit from a broad curriculum which puts their well-being and healthy lifestyle at the heart. We have exciting plans to further develop our curriculum and incredible grounds within our inner-city surroundings to enhance our EYFS provision both in and outdoors.
Our school values of kindness, community, unity, resilience, respect and aspiration are communicated and reinforced in every aspect of school life and underpin our vision of ‘Be Your Best!’

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