Early Years Leader with responsibility, Wandsworth

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Granard Primary SchoolWandsworth

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Teachers Pay Scale plus TLR 2.2
Contract term: Permanent

Early Years Leader with responsibility  For the Children’s Centre Full time Required from 01 September 2018  

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our high achieving expanding school, based in Putney. The Headteacher and Governors of Granard Primary School are seeking to appoint an experienced, self-motivated and inspiring Early Years Leader who will also have responsibility for the Children’s Centre.  We have a wonderful community spirit that celebrates our vibrant and diverse multi-cultural community and are looking to appoint an outstanding Early Years practitioner who is passionate, dynamic, innovative, charismatic and committed; has high aspirations for the pupils; has evidence of leadership skills and high expectations; will make learning fun and has a genuine belief that all children have the potential for success.

The successful applicant will be a member of our Middle Leadership Team (MLT).  You will lead Early Years and have responsibility for the Children’s Centre, which will be determined by experience, and carry out Performance Management reviews for the staff within Early Years.  You will be responsible for the day-to-day management and organisation of the phase and be prepared to support the staff in order to further develop and improve our provision.

For the right candidate, we can offer:

• A dedicated Leadership Team  

• Excellent CPD opportunities to develop you professionally, with regular coaching, mentoring, modelling and positive feedback in a supportive learning community  

• Many and varied opportunities to foster your passions and talents 

• Manageable workloads and achievable deadlines 

• Children who have a love of learning, will ask questions and try their best  

• Very good behaviour

We are looking for a candidate who:

• Is an exemplary teacher 

• Is driven and ambitious 

• Is able to challenge, inspire and motivate others 

• Has a strong commitment to school improvement 

• Has high expectations and is committed to raising standards 

• Will work to move our school beyond ‘good’ 

• Will support and promote the inclusive ethos of the school 

• Is a committed team member

If you are interested in joining our dedicated, friendly, supportive and highly motivated team, to help us to build upon our continuing success, please contact the school office.  Visits to the school are strongly recommended.  To arrange a visit or for further information please telephone the school on 020 8788 3606.  

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below. Alternatively an application pack can be found on the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/

Alternatively, please contact the school for an application pack or any further details.

Completed application should be returned to the school via email to kim.humphreys@granard.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing date: 19 April 2018 (at noon) Interviews: 24 April 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   

This post is subject to a DBS check.  

CVs are not accepted.

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More about Granard Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Cortis Road, London, SW15 6XA, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8788 3606
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