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Wheatfield Primary School
Wokingham, Berkshire
Contract Type
Full Time, Term Time
Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale
Start Date
1st September 2024
22nd May 2024 09:00 AM
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Job Reference
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1420325

Wheatfield Primary School are looking for an experienced EYFS professional to join our SLT team as EYFS Lead to lead across our Early Years provision (a new Nursery for 2-4 year olds and a Reception class).

Your opportunity 

Wheatfield Primary School has an exceptional opportunity for an EYFS Lead to lead our growing team, as we develop our new Nursery to open in September 2024. The successful candidate will teach within one of our EYFS classes whilst receiving dedicated release time to lead across the Nursery and Reception classes. They will be a key member of the School Leadership Team, who will work in collaboration with the Headteacher and other professionals to establish and develop the newly refurbished Early Years classrooms and outdoor areas.

We are looking for a talented and professional individual who shares our vision of high aspirations, achievement and a passion for learning. They will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the challenges of day to day school life. They will be innovative and creative in their teaching and be a strong team player.

What we are looking for

We are looking for a candidate who will be:

  • An outstanding early years teacher with Nursery experience
  • A professional with high standards of teaching and learning
  • A leader with excellent communication skills, with proven experience liaising with parents and carers
  • Enthusiastic and committed to a strong belief in teamwork
  • Able challenge and motivate children
  • Committed to working with parents and the wider community
  • Passionate about the children's learning, progression and welfare

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification for more information and before applying.

About Wheatfield Primary School

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Wheatfield Primary School, our cluster includes the following other schools; Windmill Primary School, Floreat Montague Park and Frogmore Junior School.

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

Join the GLF Schools Community

  • As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.
  • A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
  • Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  • 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  • We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  • Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer:

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish:

  • Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working options
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Work life and family friendly policies
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Access to a staff benefits portal
  • Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Start Date: September 2024

Pay Scale: Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale

Working Pattern: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Closing date for applications: Applications considered on receipt

Interview date: To be confirmed with shortlisted candidates

Preliminary calls and visits are welcomed, please contact the School Office to arrange a telephone call or tour with Chris Stephenson-Davis (Head of School).


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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