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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of department or curriculum

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time, term time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

Salary: Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

Wheatfield Primary School are looking for an experienced EYFS professional to join our SLT team as EYFS Lead to lead across our Early Years provision (a new Nursery for 2-4 year olds and a Reception class).

Your opportunity

Wheatfield Primary School has an exceptional opportunity for an EYFS Lead to lead our growing team, as we develop our new Nursery to open in September 2024. The successful candidate will teach within one of our EYFS classes whilst receiving dedicated release time to lead across the Nursery and Reception classes. They will be a key member of the School Leadership Team, who will work in collaboration with the Headteacher and other professionals to establish and develop the newly refurbished Early Years classrooms and outdoor areas.

We are looking for a talented and professional individual who shares our vision of high aspirations, achievement and a passion for learning. They will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the challenges of day to day school life. They will be innovative and creative in their teaching and be a strong team player.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a candidate who will be:

  • An outstanding early years teacher with Nursery experience
  • A professional with high standards of teaching and learning
  • A leader with excellent communication skills, with proven experience liaising with parents and carers
  • Enthusiastic and committed to a strong belief in teamwork
  • Able challenge and motivate children
  • Committed to working with parents and the wider community
  • Passionate about the children's learning, progression and welfare

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.


What the school offers its staff

About Wheatfield Primary School

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Wheatfield Primary School, our cluster includes the following other schools; Windmill Primary School, Floreat Montague Park and Frogmore Junior School.

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

Join the GLF Schools Community

  • As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.
  • A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer:

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish:

  • Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date:September 2024

Pay Scale:Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale

Working Pattern:Full Time

Contract Type:Permanent

Closing date for applications:Applications considered on receipt

Interview date:To be confirmed with shortlisted candidates

Preliminary calls and visits are welcomed, please contact the School Office to arrange a telephone call or tour with Chris Stephenson-Davis (Head of School).

Commitment to safeguarding

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

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About Wheatfield Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0118 989 6950

At Wheatfield Primary School, relationships between staff and pupils are excellent, characterised by mutual respect and high expectations of everyone in our community. The School offers a vibrant, broad and balanced curriculum and we work hard to meet the needs of all our pupils. This positive culture permeates all aspects of school life and the promotion of learning, through the full range of teaching approaches, takes account of the needs of all learners.
The school is a one-form entry UNICEF Rights Respecting School. We are located in an exceptionally well-resourced building, purpose built for the children aged 4 to 11 years. We pride ourselves in being a small school where all children are known, valued and have their individual needs recognised and met.

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