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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 April 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    11 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: Full time 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2b

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a passionate and committed qualified teacher to lead and manage our thriving Early Years Unit. The unit comprises of a 24 place Nursery (from aged 3) and a 30 place Reception class. A team of 5 highly skilled Early Educators support the effectiveness of the unit.

We invite applications from experienced teachers, with a keen interest in teaching and leading within the EYFS phase. This post is not suitable for ECTs.

We are looking for a candidate who:

  • Is a qualified teacher with QTS
  • Has experience and passion for teaching within the Early Years phase.
  • Committed to providing the very best for our children with a proven track record.
  • Has successful experience in leading within a school setting.
  • Is creative and forward thinking and able to work on own initiative, prioritising, and manging time efficiently.
  • Is a strong and confident communicator, able to forge effective relationships with all stakeholders.
  • Is able to lead and manage a team.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work with an experienced and child-centred team to continue to develop the EYFS provision in school.
  • Dedicated Leadership and Management time.
  • Membership of the Senior Leadership Team, supporting the strategic direction of the school.
  • A friendly, strong and supportive team committed to moving the school forward.
  • Opportunities to further develop professionally.
  • Happy and polite children who are well behaved and keen to learn.
  • Supportive parents and Governing Body.

Excellent facilities and school grounds.

Further details about the role

More information can be found on our school website:https://www.barkislandcofeschool.org.uk/page/staff-vacancies/126570

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Barkisland CofE VA Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
193 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01422 823324

Arranging a visit to Barkisland CofE VA Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@barkisland.calderdale.sch.uk.

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