Haltwhistle Primary Academy, Haltwhistle, NE49 9BA

This job expired on 16 May 2022

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    16 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    28 April 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

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WISE Academies
Haltwhistle Academy, Park Avenue, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49 9BA

EYFS Team Leader – Permanent
Full Time – MPR/UPR and TLR 2a
Required for 1st September 2022
Vacancy reference – HW/EYFSTLR/PERM/APR22/NM

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a motivated and outstanding practitioner to join us at Haltwhistle Academy, a new Primary facility, which opened in September 2021. Our Early Years department has been created with the greatest consideration to the needs of our youngest learners and provides innovative and flexible spaces for teaching, learning and exploration. A recent review of our school described “The newly landscaped and developed outdoor provision for early years is well planned, considered and inspirational. It offers outstanding opportunities for high quality provision.”

This exceptional and enabling early years environment, alongside our experienced, outward looking team, offers an excellent opportunity for our new Early Years Leader.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced EYFS leader who will oversee all aspects of the Early Years phase, who will be able to work flexibly and creatively and will be happy to contribute to all aspects of school life.

As a member of the wider senior team the successful candidate will participate in the strategic leadership and management of the school, working in partnership with the Head Teacher and SLT to promote continuous improvement. As Phase Leader, they will be responsible for the quality of teaching and learning across the phase, as well as overseeing the effective management of the phase team and resources.

The role offers opportunities to work alongside a dedicated team of professionals both within our school and across the wider Wise Academies team. Further career progression routes are well-established across our Trust for the right candidates.. The mission of WISE Academies is to provide a high quality educational community which offers life changing opportunities in a safe, creative and exciting environment. All are valued and inspired to flourish and grow as individuals. WISE Academies set high expectations for staff and students in order to meet our mission and raise standards.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange this.

A case study of the Early Years outdoor environment at Haltwhistle Academy can be found here: A Magical Play Area.

You can apply online by clicking the APPLY NOW button on the right hand side and following all the steps.

Alternatively, for an application pack and further details, please see the supporting documents section of this advert. For any queries, please contact WISE Recruitment Team by telephone 0191 7070125 [option 5] or e-mail recruitment@wiseacademies.co.uk

Applicants must have authorisation to work in the U.K.

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. The post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Barring Service clearance. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

WISE Academies safeguards and protects its students and staff by being committed to respond in accordance with Local Safeguarding Board Procedures.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a criminal record check from the Criminal Records Bureau.

Closing Date: 12 noon on Monday, 16th May 2022
Interviews: TBC

If you have not received any notification from WISE Academies, please presume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Additional allowances

MPR/UPR with TLR 2a

This job post has expired.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Haltwhistle Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
252 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
0191 7070125

WISE Academies
Haltwhistle Academy, Park Avenue, Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49 9BA

A very warm welcome to Haltwhistle Academy, part of the Wise Academies family of schools.
We are a friendly and vibrant 1 1/2 form entry primary academy in Haltwhistle, caring for 260 children aged between 3 and 11 years old. At Haltwhistle Academy we understand that in order to be successful, children need to feel happy and secure in their learning environment. Our approach is realised through our core values of:

"Nurture, Believe, Inspire, Achieve"

Arranging a visit to Haltwhistle Primary Academy

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange this.

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