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Job Details

School Name St Matthew's Church of England Primary & Nursery Academy

School Address Peregrine Road, Derriford, Plymouth, Devon, PL6 5FN

Category Teaching

Job Type Full Time Permanent

Salary/Grade MPS/UPS

Application Deadline Friday 26th April 2019, 09:00

Job Start Date September 2019

Date Posted 08 Apr 2019


EYFS Year Leader

This is an exciting opportunity to lead our EYFS phase which comprises three reception classes and a Nursery class. You will be responsible for the day to day leadership of this phase. This is a rare opportunity to help shape and develop dedicated EYFS provision in a purpose built provision. This is an exciting chance to take the next steps in your leadership journey through leading a team and impacting on whole school development.

We offer:

  • A welcoming, nurturing school with a strong ethos and set of values that underpin all that we do
  • Children who are happy and motivated to learn and a supportive and welcoming staff team
  • The opportunity to work in a brand new school, with spacious grounds within Plymouth’s Ocean city
  • An exciting role within our growing organisation with opportunities for future career development within our own school and across our family of 16 schools

The successful candidate will:

  • Believe in lighting fires and not filling buckets!
  • Have a clear understanding of effective EYFS provision and practice, underpinned by a sound pedagogy
  • Be able to see the big picture of children’s learning and progress throughout the school
  • Be an inspiration and engaging leader able to model and develop the practice of others through setting high expectations and a passion for EYFS
  • Have leadership skills that will enable staff to flourish and pupils to reach their potential underpinned by a strong personal philosophy and clear pedagogical subject knowledge
  • Be happy to support the Church of England ethos of our school through our school values
  • High expectations of themselves and pupils with a positive, can do and proactive nature
  • A commitment to developing an engaging and exciting curriculum based on practical and first hand learning experiences, within and beyond the classroom making the most of our school grounds and local learning resources

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS Disclosure is required for this post.

Visits to the school are encouraged, to arrange a visit, please contact the school on 01752 395969.

A copy of the job description and an application form can be found on the school website at www.stmatthewsacademyplymouth.org 



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