Trust EYFS Leader

Unity Schools Partnership, Haverhill, CB9 7YD

13 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    11 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    22 June 2022

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£51,402 to £56,721 per annum (L9-L13)

Trust EYFS Leader job summary

Your Opportunity

Are you a great Early Years leader with a track record of improvement across EYFS settings? We are looking to appoint an inspirational and highly effective Trust Early Years leader to lead on the development of highly effective practice across the Trust.

This will include the monitoring, evaluation and review of standards and provision within Early Years settings across each of our 17 primary schools.

You will play a leading and highly visible role in the improvement of teaching and learning in the Early Years, ensuring the best possible start for our youngest 1,000 pupils.

Unity Trust has a strong track record of improvement and we want to ensure that we build on this moving forward. Your new role within this new post will be integral in ensuring that this is achieved.

What we are looking for?

We are looking for someone who has significant experience of leading Early Years within multiple primary schools with a proven track record of positive outcomes for all pupils in EYFS as well as experience of supporting schools beyond your own setting.

You will need to have the ability to draw on ideas from research and experience to improve practice within our schools and have an awareness of curriculum changes.

We are seeking a confident and innovative practitioner who can drive our schools forward and ensure parity across our academies.

Why Unity Trust?

This is an opportunity for you to join a successful Trust on its next step of the journey and to have genuine impact on a wide range of pupils.

We have successfully transformed schools previously deemed to be inadequate into good ones in order that all of our students can have the best start in life. We are committed to providing excellence within the bones of the organisation, outstanding education for children of all abilities and to building cultural capital through a wide range of co-curricular activities.

As part of Unity Trust, you can help us inspire and enable young child to build great foundations of outstanding learning as they begin their school journey.

For an informal discussion or to find out more about the role, please contact Darren Woodward, Executive Director of Primary Education on

Closing Date: 9.00 am, 11th July, 2022

Interviews: 15th July, 2022

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

In line with safer recruitment, we are unable to accept CVs. Failure to complete an application form satisfactorily may result in not being shortlisted for the post.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership – welcoming diversity.

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About Unity Schools Partnership

Trust type
Multi-academy trust

Unity Schools Partnership is a family of secondary, primary, middle and special schools located mainly in Suffolk, and also on the Essex and Cambridgeshire borders as well as Romford in East London.

We share the same values and face similar issues, while providing a close network of support and challenge.

We recognise the unique characteristics of each of the communities we work in and how they are reflected in distinctive school cultures.

Arranging a visit to Unity Schools Partnership

For an informal discussion or to find out more about the role, please contact Darren Woodward, Executive Director of Primary Education on

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