EYFS Leader, Waltham Forest

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George Mitchell SchoolWaltham Forest

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: MPS/UPS + TRL2C (Outer London)
Contract term: Permanent

Secondments considered

George Mitchell is an All-Through (3-16) multicultural school, with a Nursery. We are proud of our place at the heart of our local community and this is an exciting time for us, as we continue to expand from a one form to a two form entry school.

The Governors are keen to appoint a highly motivated and experienced teacher to manage and lead our Early Years Foundation Stage. The post holder will play an important role in leading Early Years provision at George Mitchell School and be a pivotal member of the Primary Leadership Team. As EYFS Leader you will be responsible for a Nursery and Reception team of 3 teachers and 5 teaching assistants. The post comes with a teaching commitment but in order to allow the successful candidate to develop staff and raise attainment rapidly, ample leadership and management time will be allocated. The Nursery is a 39 place per session Nursery and is on a purpose-built site close to the main Primary School.

In September 2018, the Nursery and reception classes will move into the new Primary building which is being constructed this term as part of the Priority Schools Building Programme. The post offers the successful candidate the exciting opportunity to help shape and develop Early Years provision in our new state of the art learning facilities.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an inspirational leader
  • Has proven leadership and management skills
  • Is an outstanding EYFS practitioner
  • Can use their passion and commitment to make a real difference for children in our school

In return we can offer:

  • A committed and friendly team aiming for excellence
  • Children who are well behaved , happy and eager to learn
  • A commitment to high quality professional development
  • A supportive and encouraging Governing Body

For more information please see our website or contact Androulla Christodoulou, HR Manager or e-mail androulla.christodoulou@georgemitchellschool.co.uk. Visits are encouraged - please contact Androulla on 020 8539 6198 to make an appointment.

Completed application forms should be posted to Androulla Christodoulou, George Mitchell School, Farmer Road, Leyton E10 5DN or e-mailed to Androulla Christodoulou. Please note we do not accept CV applications, an application form is attached to this advert.

Deadline: Noon Friday 9th February 2018

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

George Mitchell School
Farmer Road, Leyton, London E10 5DN



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Farmer Road, Leyton, London, E10 5DN, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8539 6198
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“The individualised care, guidance and support pupils receive across the school are outstanding.  It is most impressive that the (all-through) school has quickly become one very cohesive community.” Ofsted