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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    21 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    28 February 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L15 to L21

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an ambitious, highly motivated and caring leader who:

  • Has significant successful senior leadership experience with a clear vision for education excellence
  • has a clear vision for developing the whole child
  • is able to lead, motivate and inspire our whole school community
  • has an innovative and creative approach to the curriculum in its broadest sense
  • has experience in driving curriculum innovation whilst will, at the same time, maintain existing practices that are working effectively
  • has the skills, experience and personal qualities to inspire and promote the highest quality of teaching and learning
  • has a proven record of raising achievement for all children and who values and will maintain our inclusive approach supporting all children to thrive
  • extensive experience of both EYFS and KS1
  • has a commitment to working in partnership with parents and carers in the education of their child
  • is fully committed to working collaboratively with other settings, schools and partnerships to facilitate smooth transitions and maximise opportunities for our children’s educational experiences and for our staff teams’ professional development

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:-

  • a successful, popular school whose welcoming, nurturing and caring atmosphere is always commented upon by visitors
  • a busy, inclusive school with high expectations, strong achievement and an on-going commitment to improve the outcomes for all of our young children
  • happy, enthusiastic and well-behaved learners who are proud to attend their school
  • the opportunity to lead a committed, hardworking and friendly staff team and work with an effective Governing Body who balance support and challenge
  • an engaged and supportive school community who want the very best for their children
  • commitment to your continued professional development
  • an opportunity to play a significant role in the future development of our school

Further details about the role

More information about our school can be found on our website: www.forefieldinfantschool.co.uk.

Completed applications including a letter of application highlighting how you fulfil the person specification requirements for the post (no more than 3 sides of A4 font 10) should be returned for the attention of Mrs S. Gregory, Clerk to the Governing Body via the school address or via email finance@forefieldinfant.sefton.school.

Shortlisting will take place week commencing 27th March 2023. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a series of pre-interview tasks week commencing 17th April prior to formal interview on Friday 21st April 2023.

Safer recruitment practices will be employed throughout the appointment process. The person appointed will be required to work with children under the age of 18 in a position of trust and will, therefore, not receive protection from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The successful candidate must, therefore, be able to obtain a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

Commitment to safeguarding

Forefield Community Infant & Nursery School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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About Forefield Community Infant and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
323 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Phone number
0151 924 6235

Forefield Community Infant & Nursery School is a three-form entry infant school with a 54 place nursery. Our school is frequently over-subscribed and held in high regard within the local community.
Our school is warm, welcoming and a happy place to learn and to work. We have everyone’s well-being at the heart of all that we do as we believe that this underpins progress and achievement and enables all within Forefield to flourish, thrive and fulfil their potential – staff as well as children. It is important to us that the broad and balanced education we provide not only allows children to fulfil their academic potential, but also nurtures confident, caring, healthy, respectful and happy global citizens of the future.

Arranging a visit to Forefield Community Infant and Nursery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@forefieldinfant.sefton.school.

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