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Early Years Foundation Stage Lead ​​​​​​​

Danesholme Infant Academy
Location: Northamptonshire | Job type: Permanent | Salary: Leadership 3-7 (£40,958 - £45,290 per annum)

We are looking for a Early Years Foundation Stage Lead to join the Senior Leadership Team at our academy.

Early Years Foundation Stage Lead

Ref: 16-17/DIA/026

Leadership 3-7 (£40,958 - £45,290 per annum)

Required from January 2018

Closing date: 28 September 2017 at noon

Interviews to take place 10 October 2017

We are looking for a Early Years Foundation Stage Lead to join the Senior Leadership Team at our academy.

Are you creative, innovative, passionate and forward thinking? Are you an outstanding practitioner who has the skills to lead and motivate staff?

The successful Key Stage Leader will strategically manage the delivery of a balanced curriculum that is accessible for all pupils in the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).    You will have some class teaching responsibility and will also work together with other senior leaders to raise standards and drive improvements across the whole Academy.  With a clear vision for continuous improvement you will build on the academy’s strengths and successes, including rapid change where needed.

About you

You will need to:

  • have a proven track record as a dynamic good or outstanding Teacher
  • be able to demonstrate the ability to successfully lead within EYFS or KS1
  • have first class communication skills and be able to inspire and motivate children and staff to achieve their full potential
  • give children a passion for learning and foster high expectations in the quality of their teaching 
  • have the necessary interpersonal and organisational skills to lead by example
  • show a passion for children and a commitment to developing the emotional and physical well-being of pupils for improved learning
  • have the ability to analyse school performance and plan improvement strategies

In return:

We can offer you:

  • the chance to work with enthusiastic, responsive children who are eager to learn
  • support from the Principal and the Educational Leaders from the Central Team of the Trust
  • an academy that offers a friendly, caring ethos
  • CPD opportunities through the Trust’s Learning Alliance to enhance your professional growth
  • the opportunity to lead and contribute to a number of exciting school improvement initiatives on coaching, leadership, teaching, learning and assessment 
  • the chance to work collaboratively to share best practice with other GAT staff.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our journey so why not come and meet our wonderful children. Visits to our academy are warmly welcomed; please contact Jan Crockett, Business Manager, on 01536 741732 or email .


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