Early Years Foundation Stage Leader, Leicester

Closing date:Expiring tomorrow

Leicester High School for GirlsLeicester

Date posted:
Start date: 6 January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive, according to experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

A well-qualified, dedicated and inspiring teacher is required from January 2020 to lead our successful and forward-looking Early Years Foundation Stage in our School, that has been judged to be "excellent" in every way.   

Founded in 1906, Leicester High School provides education in our Junior Department of approximately 115 girls aged 3 - 9 years and our Senior School of approximately 250 girls aged 10 - 18 years.  This post is based in the Junior Department.  

Our small size means everyone is someone at LHS and we pride ourselves on our family feel and excellent academic education.  We specialise in bringing out the very best in girls aged 3 to 18 and our School philosophy of ‘Education, Confidence and Opportunity’ is key to all we do, from our Early Years to our outstanding Sixth Form. 

As a leading independent girls’ school, we pride ourselves on offering a supportive, enriching and creative environment for our students.  We are now looking for an Early Years Foundation Stage Leader to join our talented team.

We seek a well-qualified, enthusiastic, inspirational and highly motivated teacher who is able to lead, develop and support pupils, their parents and staff.  Our Early Years Foundation Stage provides the basis for our pupils’ future learning: creative and structured, independent and collaborative, teaching to the top and supporting those in need.

Your passion for your role will be clear and you will have an ability to build, develop and maintain strong and positive relationships with students, parents and colleagues alike. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy and thriving School.  Here, everyone is encouraged to become fully involved with School life.  We offer a dynamic working environment, with talented and hard-working students.   

Other benefits include: free parking, health cash plan and subsidised lunches, staff discount on fees, structured CPD programme, discounts from local businesses through our Shop Local Card.

For further information please see Job Description attached.  

Please submit an online application with a covering letter to the Head of the Junior Department, Mrs Sarah Davies.

Application closing date: Friday 18 October 2019  at 12.noon

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 29 October 2019.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and any offer of employment is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Check (DBS).



More about Leicester High School for Girls
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Address: 454 London Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE2 2PP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 116 270 5338
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