Lead Teacher - EYFS Somers Heath Primary School, South Ockendon, Essex

Job description

Required: Monday 20th April 2020

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic teacher to lead our EYFS team. We are seeking a dynamic teacher with high expectations and a happy disposition. You will need to have a strong track record of (at least) good teaching and excellent pupil progress rates.

You will be responsible for developing teaching, learning and assessment across the Early Years curriculum in order to raise achievement. Working with the Head of School, you will plan for effective use and deployment of a highly resourced phase.

We set high standards for the quality of teaching and will support you to become an outstanding teacher through the provision of outstanding professional development. We can also offer newly refurbished EYFS spaces, a well-resourced outside area and children who are keen to engage and demonstrate excellent behaviours for learning. As part of Catalyst Academies Trust, a high performing local MAT of five primary schools, you will benefit from support and shared planning. Somers Heath is also a key partner in the Thurrock Primary Teaching School Alliance and this will provide the right candidate with opportunities for career development, including outreach work and ITT support work.

Informal visits to the school are encouraged, we are proud of our facilities and confident that you will want to work here. To arrange this, please contact the school on 01708 853397.

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances

Essential educational requirements

Degree

Essential qualifications

QTS

Essential skills and experience

You will need to have a strong track record of (at least) good teaching and excellent pupil progress rates.

Employee benefits

MPS (Fringe) + TLR/UPS (depending on experience)

Somers Heath is part of Catalyst Academies Trust, a high performing local MAT of five primary schools - You will benefit from support and shared planning. We are also a key partner in the Thurrock Primary Teaching School Alliance and this will provide the right candidate with opportunities for career development, including outreach work and ITT support work.


About Somers Heath Primary School

We are proud of the school and visitors to Somers Heath always comment on the calmness and politeness of our children and the large classrooms! Somers Heath is a town school with a village school feel. Teachers who come to Somers Heath usually stay for many years. This is an exciting time to join our school, following the expansion to provide two classes across all years and the appointment of a new Head of School. We hope you would like to be part of this process. Somers Heath is situated close to the M25 and A13 road links.

Address
Foyle Drive, South Ockendon, Essex, RM15 5LX
Phase
Primary
Type
Academy
Website
Somers Heath Primary School website (opens in a new window)