• Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    16 June 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    27 May 2021

Job details

Job role
Working pattern
Full-time only
Contract type

Job summary

Byron Wood Primary Academy has an exciting opportunity for a Head of Early Years!

The core purpose of the Head of Early Years is to provide vision and dynamic and professional leadership to ensure the highest educational provision at Byron Wood Academy, whilst maintaining the Academy ethos and embodying a passion for all through education. The Head of Early Years embodies respect and trust throughout the Academy and plans and delivers improvements through effective management and delegation. The Head of Early Years will not only oversee the educational experiences and success of children in the Early Years Foundation Stage, but those children preparing for their educational careers, in our nursery.

The Head of Early Years will work with the Senior Leadership Team to create a shared strategic vision and plan which inspires and motivates pupils and colleagues and leads to the highest standards of achievement. The Head is expected to be a visible, welcoming and friendly presence, demonstrating the vision and values of the Academy in everyday work and practice.

The Head will lead, manage, motivate and inspire Byron Wood Academy staff, building leadership capacity and identifying talent. The Head is responsible for creating a shared learning culture and positive environment through distributive leadership and an environment which enables everyone to work collaboratively, including being a key player in shaping the relationships within the community and beyond.

Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
444 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

About Byron Wood Primary Academy

At Byron Wood, we aim to establish a strong partnership with parents/carers in order to help build an environment where your children can thrive and reach their full potential.

Byron Wood Academy Vision:
‘Our Vision is to provide an inclusive environment where children participate, reach their potential and are proud of their achievements. All children will: gain experiences which enrich their lives, become responsible members of society and be ready for secondary school.’

Arranging a visit to Byron Wood Primary Academy

Please contact the Academy directly on 0114 272 3624 or book a visit with School Business Manager, Carl Chaggar - carl.chaggar@astreabyronwood.org

School location

Earldom Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S4 7EJ

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