(incorporating Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) Lead) Hill Top Primary Academy
Salary £50,151 - £55,338 per annum (L8 - 12)
Closing date: Tuesday 5 October at 9 am
Interviews: Monday 11 October 2021
Leodis Academies Trust is a successful Multi Academy Trust with five schools in the South Leeds area. Due to the recent promotion of the Deputy to Principal, we are looking for a Deputy Principal at Hill Top Primary Academy who will also have responsibility for leading our Early Years Foundation Stage.
Working collaboratively with the Principal, you will be instrumental in both supporting her and contributing to the wider Leodis improvement agenda, holding ambition for either further senior leadership or headship.
As the Early Years lead, you will have the opportunity to use the revised framework to develop this provision, building on existing excellence and have oversight of Key Stage 1. In return, we are committed to providing you with first class professional development opportunities to support you in this role.
You will play a major role in formulating the aims and objectives of the school and proactively managing staff and resources. Working with the Principal and other colleagues you will maintain an environment which promotes and secures good teaching, effective learning, good behaviour and discipline. Demonstrating consistently high standards of principled and professional conduct, you will work with the Principal to ensure that Hill Top Primary Academy provides an environment in which all staff and pupils can fulfil their potential.
You will have a clear philosophy of primary education and understanding of how children learn and be able to demonstrate successful management experience as well as knowledge of current educational practice and issues in EYFS. With an ability to work in partnership with senior leaders across the Trust, and those responsible for governance, you will also be committed to creating and maintaining effective partnerships with parents and the community.
All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, two references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS), medical clearance and provide evidence of eligibility to work in the UK and evidence of qualifications.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
For a discussion about this role please contact Joanne Lancaster (Principal) on 0113-307 4750. Further information about the role, including a job description and person specification, can be found on our website.
How to apply
To apply for this role please visit our website and apply using the online application form. (see how to apply) If you have any difficulties with this, please contact 0113-887 3608.
Hill Top 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.