This job expired on 1 October 2023

  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    1 October 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    16 July 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Head of year or phase
  • Head of department or curriculum

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: This is a full time role

Contract type


Pay scale


Additional allowances

TLR 2:1

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A confident leader who can inspire and lead a phase of teachers and support staff to ensure that their phase is productive, efficient and successful
  • A passionate teacher who can make every day exciting for our children by bringing learning alive and inspiring others to do so
  • An enthusiastic, creative and reflective classroom practitioner with a proven track record of improving children's achievement
  • Passion about children's learning and wellbeing
  • Ability to form and maintain positive relationships and to motivate children
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to working as part of a dynamic staff team
  • A desire to make a difference
  • A positive approach to providing the best experiences for the children
  • Dedication and commitment
  • A sense of humour
  • A proven track record of effective teaching as a classteacher in a substantive post within Reception, for at least two years within the last 4 years.

What the school offers its staff

  • A positive ethos and motivated staff who are committed to offering the best opportunities for all children
  • Opportunities for continual professional development
  • A commitment to supporting staff wellbeing
  • A hardworking, caring and committed team
  • Supportive parents
  • Delightful children with beautiful manners, a good work ethic and pride in their school
  • An Ofsted rating of 'good'in March 2023
  • Support and guidance from our Leadership Team and Governing Body
  • A dynamic two-form entry school

Further details about the role

The position is suitable for an experienced teacher who is confident enough in their own practice, to lead and support colleagues.

The successful candidate will be part of the school leadership team and attend regular meetings to shape the strategic direction of the school.

Each phase leader is responsible for the attainment and behaviour management of their phase.

The role includes:

  • Line managing teachers and support staff
  • Arranging strong and successful transition for children joining and leaving the Reception class
  • Monitoring the curriculum in Reception, ensuring that it meets the needs of all learner, to prepare them for Year 1
  • Being responsible for the good running of the phase including the conduct of the staff and pupils
  • Arranging interventions and clubs
  • Supporting teachers when liaising with parents
  • Developing procedures to increase parental links
  • Disseminating key messages from leadership meetings to the members of the phase
  • General day to day management of the phase
  • Overseeing the attainment of children with English as an Additional Language across the school
  • Being the subject leader for French across school

Commitment to safeguarding

Reedley Primary School is committed to safeguarding pupils. Rigorous checks are carried out at all stages of the recruitment process.
Safeguarding has a high priority amongst staff and all concerns about staff members are reported to the Safeguarding Team, including low-level concerns.

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About Reedley Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
409 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01282 693688

A two-form entry school based on the outskirts of Burnley.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@reedley.lancs.sch.uk.

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