EYFS Lead Teacher

Woolavington Village Primary School
Woolavington, Somerset
Contract Type
Full Time
Main Pay Scale + TLR 2a
Start Date
2nd September 2024
21st April 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1410816

Start: 1st September 2024

Salary: Main Pay Scale + TLR 2a (£3,214)

Location: Woolavington Primary School, nr Bridgwater

Contract: Full time

Term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a creative, inspiring primary school practitioner to lead at Woolavington Village Primary School. Woolavington Village Primary School and Nursery is a vibrant and welcoming village school serving the village of Woolavington and the surrounding area. At Woolavington we live and work together as a community to create a happy, secure and successful learning environment where children are valued as individuals and encouraged to fulfil their potential.

Our school provides a very engaging and inclusive education for all of the children in our care. Our curriculum is broad and balanced and addresses our children’s academic, social, creative, physical and spiritual needs and offers equal opportunity to all. We encourage high standards of achievement through purposeful learning experiences and relate these back to our core values; Tolerance, Respect, Understanding, Strength, Trust.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our community and the post would be suitable for experienced practitioners, who would be able to benefit from our successful and supportive Futura Learning Partnership and Induction Programme.


We are looking to appoint a skilled classroom teacher and leader to join our team providing a safe, inclusive and caring environment for children in EYFS.

You offer:

We are looking for somebody with boundless enthusiasm for supporting children. The person appointed will:

  • Be enthusiastic about meeting the needs of all children
  • Lead with conviction and is passionate about changing young people’s lives
  • Have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Value working in teams and partnerships
  • To champion the school’s values and have high aspirations for every child, and for yourself & other staff
  • To continually strive for best practice in yourself and inspire others.
  • Have a passion for making a difference in the community
  • A child centred approach to teaching using creative and exciting methods to engage and stimulate

In return we offer:

  • A competitive salary
  • A full and varied CPD programme offering teaching and leadership development for our staff
  • An opportunity to work in a supportive team from whom you can learn, develop and grow
  • Wider opportunities to be involved across the Futura Learning Partnership
  • An energised and professional working environment
  • Benefits include; pension scheme, discounted sports centre/gym membership, free wellbeing support & medical cover, free on-site parking and cycle to work scheme.

Futura Learning Partnership is a partnership of schools which span 5 local authority areas: Bath & North East Somerset, Bristol, North Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Working together to provide a high-quality educational experience for all students in their care and be a truly inclusive provider of 3-18 education in the area. We are a mixed MAT, comprising 6 secondary, 21 primary and a special school. We work in partnership with the Diocese of Bath and Wells, which brings considerable benefit to all our schools.

The closing date for applications is: 23:59 on 21st April 2024

Interviews are likely to be held soon thereafter.

No CVs or agencies please

To apply:

  • Download the JD/PS, Recruitment Pack
  • Click on the ‘apply’ button within the vacancy advertised on the Futura jobsite
  • Visits to the school are encouraged. 
  • Complete and submit your application form and letter of application before the closing date.


Early applications are encouraged. Woolavington Primary School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of the advertisement, should the School be able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

Futura Learning Partnership is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Your suitability to work with children and young people will form part of the selection process. For this post, prior to appointment Futura Learning Partnership will apply for a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring check, a Children’s Barred list check, two satisfactory references, satisfactory pre-employment health screening and for Teachers, a Prohibition Check in relation to the children’s workforce. In some settings a Declaration will be required in order to meet our obligations under the ‘Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006.


Safeguarding Statement:

Woolavington Village Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Woolavington Village Primary School

Woolavington Village Primary School