61 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 September 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Other leadership roles

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

Leadership Pay Range, Points 1 to 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Is an experienced and passionate EYFS practitioner.
  • Has a clear vision for Early Years.
  • Has a track record which demonstrates consistently strong practice.
  • Has leadership experience.
  • Has a passion for ensuring that every child has the best possible start to their education.
  • Will develop and resource an aspirational environment, indoors and out that supports the learning of every child.
  • Can motivate, lead and inspire a team across two infant schools.
  • Has the ability to organise and prioritise tasks and can be proactive and solution-focused.
  • Is outward-facing and committed to establishing a strong relationship with parents and the local community.
  • Is willing to roll up their sleeves and get stuck in.
  • Can provide our children with high-quality and memorable learning opportunities.
  • Can support our children to become resilient learners who thrive on challenges.
  • A commitment to professional development and determination to grow, develop and learn.
  • Flexible and willing to respond to new challenges.
  • Has high standards of self and others.
  • A good sense of humour.

What the school offers its staff

  • Wonderful, happy children who are keen to soak up their learning.
  • Access to significant professional development with an opportunity to further develop your leadership.
  • A committed and dedicated team who supports each other in an open and friendly environment.
  • An opportunity to work for a primary-only, forward-thinking and supportive trust that puts the children at the heart of everything we do.
  • Incredible opportunities with exceptional continuing professional development at every stage of your career.
  • Opportunities for career progression, both within your own school and across the partnership.
  • A partnership of schools that prioritise wellbeing and workload of staff.
  • A strong package of incentives for all employees and a genuine sense of teamwork across all schools and across the partnership, with a determination to have fun.
  • Access to a comprehensive employee assistance programme, and benefits package including cycle to work, financial advice, BHN Extras and discounted access at local facilities. Please click here for more information.
  • A peer network of EYFS leaders.
  • Support from our Early Years Lead Practitioner
  • The opportunity to develop as a leader through significant CPL, support and the opportunity to progress with Trust trust-wide opportunity. Please click here for more information.
  • A partnership with relationships at its heart, ensuring a friendly atmosphere encompassing a supportive ethos.

Further details about the role

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join the senior leadership team and lead early years across our two infant schools. We are looking for an inspirational, innovative, resilient, and motivated leader. A team player with strong interpersonal skills and organisational skills. A creative and forward-thinking teacher in their approach to teaching and learning who expects and maintains the highest standards of pupil achievement. A leader who would welcome the challenge of using their passion and expertise for early years to ensure the best outcomes possible for our children.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About the schools

Multi-academy trust
Phone number
01773 303420

School Details

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
217 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

Arranging a visit to Flying High Trust

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email aingle@pvacademies.derbyshire.sch.uk.

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