EYFS Lead

Phoenix Primary School, Chatham, Kent, ME4 5QD

2 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    January 2023 or earlier

  • Closing date

    7 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    23 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Main Pay Scale

Additional allowances

Plus TLR2B

What skills and experience we're looking for

Phoenix Primary is a proud accredited enhanced VbE setting, our values are at the heart of everything we do for our children. Our curriculum is knowledge-engaged and along with our values, the two promote self-leadership, which enables all children to work towards fulfilling their wonderful potential.

This year Phoenix Primary School welcomed our first cohort of Year 2 to continue the exciting transformation from a junior school to a Primary School. Our EYFS and KS1 classes are inspiring, using planning in the moment and Continuous Provision in Year 1, our curriculum is only possible with the key relationships staff build with the children.

We are looking for an inspirational and highly effective teacher with solid EYFS experience, to lead our early years team. We are seeking a caring, intelligent practitioner who supports and promotes the vision and ethos of our school, and has high expectations of pupil behaviour, pastoral care and the emotional well-being of every child. As part of our energetic and welcoming team, you will enthuse and motivate our youngest learners, while maintaining a healthy learning environment for all children within the school.

The role of class teacher is to deliver outstanding learning opportunities within the provision, understanding that the adults within the environment are the key to developing prime skills. We are looking for a dedicated, passionate and committed practitioner. The successful applicant will have a passion for working with all pupils and assisting them on their journey, which may have included all manner of setbacks in and outside of education.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • A comprehensive induction programme
  • Private health care cover – Benenden
  • Growing Well-Being Team with Mental Health Lead supporting children and staff
  • Laptop for all teaching staff
  • A happy and caring community
  • Fabulous children eager to learn.
  • Two-week half term in October
  • A Healthy Work-Life Balance and a committed SLT

Progression opportunities:

  • Subject Lead
  • Phase Lead – Extended Leadership qualifications

Commitment to safeguarding

Safeguarding commitment

The Beyond School Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all staff and students. Any offer of appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS with children’s barred list and online check will be required for all successful applicants

Equality & Inclusivity Statement

At Beyond Schools Trust we strive to be a diverse and inclusive workplace where we can ALL be ourselves. We particularly encourage applications from under-represented communities, including but not limited to those who identify as Black, Asian or from a minority ethnic background.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to mireland@phoenixprimary.com

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About Phoenix Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
315 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01634 829009

Arranging a visit to Phoenix Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email mireland@phoenixprimary.com.

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