This friendly community school in the central London borough of Kensington & Chelsea is seeking to appoint an Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Phase Leader from September 2015. The position is full time and permanent.
About the school ..
The children of this two-form entry central London school are very rewarding to teach. They are excited about learning, hardworking and well-behaved - but are absolutely reliant upon great teaching to make expected progress. Relationships within the school are very good and parents/carers are very supportive of the school's work. The school is very well-resourced and has excellent facilities; including purpose-built indoor/outdoor learning areas. The school is very centrally located and within easy walking distance of several tube lines and bus connections.
About the position ..
In this role you will be responsible for leading early years within the school and also the attached children's centre. You will be confident and comfortable leading a team of early years professionals to provide the very best learning opportunities for their students. The role will entail support of newly qualified teachers and experienced teaching and support staff. The role will be non-class based allowing time for the effective management of the early years phase.
About you ..
The Headteacher would like to hear from excellent early years teachers who feel driven to do all they can to enable every child to enjoy learning and make good progress. You will be passionate about making a difference to children of a wide range of ethnicities and several faiths, who need very determined and skilled practitioners to ensure that significant social, linguistic and cultural challenges do not present a barrier to high achievement and future success. Teachers with at least 2 years class teaching experience in the Early Years Foundation Stage are invited to apply. You must hold a BEd or PGCE alongside QTS and be able to provide the details of two referees.
For a candidate with the relevant experience and vision the Headteacher is offering a very generous salary package as remuneration for shaping the early years phase and continuing to lead the early years team forward to even greater success. Please email your CV today for additional details about this exciting role!