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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher
  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Pay scale

M1-M6 + TLR

Additional allowances


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Passionate and Enthusiastic: The ideal candidate must have a genuine love for early years education, demonstrating a desire to make a real difference in young lives.
  • Qualified and Experienced: We are seeking someone with extensive hands-on experience within an EYFS setting. Evidence of leadership in an early years context would be advantageous.
  • Innovative and Creative: To create engaging learning experiences that will inspire our young learners, we are looking for a leader with creative flair and new, innovative teaching strategies.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills: The successful candidate will have strong communication skills to foster positive relationships with pupils, parents, and staff.
  • Team Oriented: Leadership aside, the ability to work collaboratively with a dedicated team to shape our EYFS framework and contribute to wider school objectives is crucial. The EYFS leader will be an integral part of our team, driving the success of Early Years and contributing overall to the school vision.

What the school offers its staff

  • Professional Development Opportunities: We offer ample opportunities for continued professional development, encouraging our staff to continue growing within their roles and providing them with the resources to do so. Opportunities are available both within school and across Enhance Academy Trust.
  • Supportive Team Environment: You will be joining a dedicated and collaborative team of professionals who are passionate about education and supporting each other.
  • Work-Life Balance: We value our staff's wellbeing, offering sensible workload policies and promoting a healthy work-life balance.
  • Influential Role: As an EYFS leader at our academy, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our school's development and contribute meaningfully to the lives and learning experiences of our pupils.

Further details about the role

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Commitment to safeguarding

At Horbury Bridge Academy we are committed to the safeguarding of our whole community. As such, anyone appointed to the role will be subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

Online checks will be made on all shortlisted candidates.

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About Horbury Bridge Church of England Junior and Infant Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
127 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01924 302800

Horbury Bridge Academy is a small, half-form entry Primary School located just outside Wakefield. We are proud to be a member of Enhance Academy Trust having joined in June 2023.

Our school has a caring, supportive, family ethos with strong links with St John’s Church. Our ethos is built on our vision, ‘Living by our Christian Values: Together in faith, hope and love’,

Visits to the school are highly recommended.

Arranging a visit to Horbury Bridge Church of England Junior and Infant Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email rtuddenham@horburybridgeacademy.co.uk.

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