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EYFS Phase Leader

Springfield Primary School
Sunbury-on-Thames, Greater London
Contract Type
Full Time
GLF MPS - UPS (fringe) & £4k R&R allowance
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
12th April 2024 03:11 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1404838

Your opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an EYFS Phase Leader Teacher to lead, inspire and support the phase team at Springfield Primary School.

We are seeking an experienced, talented and professional leader who shares our vision of high aspirations and achievement with a passion for learning. You will be prepared to work hard and respond positively to the challenges of day to day school life. You will also be innovative and creative in your teaching and be a strong team player.

This is an excellent opportunity to lead the phase and work collaboratively within our friendly and supportive team from Summer Term 2024 or September 2024.  In return, and for the right candidate, a recruitment & retention allowance will be considered.

About Springfield Primary School

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Springfield Primary School, our cluster includes the following other schools; Hammond, Lightwater, Cordwalles, Pine Ridge and Lorraine. 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.

What we are looking for

• Experience of working in EYFS with QTS/EYP/EYT/Full and relevant level 6 qualification. Please ensure all qualifications are listed in full on your application

• Be dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated

• Be able to develop positive relationships with young children

• Be able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the children whom we are supporting

• Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour

• Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team

• Be a confident and clear communicator with parents

• A commitment to raise the achievement of all students of all abilities

• A successful track record of improving performance outcomes

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.

● Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 16,000 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 pension scheme

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Career pathways and talent management

● 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: 15th April 2024 or 1st September 2024

Salary: GLF Main Pay Scale - UPS welcome (Fringe) & £4,000 Recruitment & Retention allowance

Hours: Full Time

Closing date: 26th April 2024

Interview date: TBA

Contact: For an informal discussion about this role and for a tour of the school please contact Caroline Gibbins, Headteacher.


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.

Springfield Primary School

Springfield Primary School

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