EYFS and Phonics Lead - Ref: TV41520
The Archdiocese of Birmingham in partnership with
Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council
St. Joseph’s Catholic Primary School
Rough Hay Road, Darlaston WS10 8HN
‘Guided by Jesus, learning together, striving for excellence’
EYFS and Phonics Lead
Required for September 2021
Teachers Pay Scale + TLR 2
The governors are seeking to appoint a committed, enthusiastic teacher who is sympathetic to the Catholic Ethos of the school to the post of EYFS and Phonics Leader.
We are seeking to appoint a dynamic and passionate teacher to lead our Foundation Stage and phonics programme RWI, who is committed to developing and supporting the quality of teaching and learning for Reading and Phonics in line with school policy.
You will join a team of highly motivated, creative teachers and leaders who truly care about our children’s pastoral and academic development so that we make a
difference to each one of them.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
Be a practising Catholic or be able to support and contribute to the strong Catholic ethos of the school
Love of learning and dedication to their own professional development
Have high expectations of pupils and be an excellent classroom practitioner
The ability to monitor, analyse data and be able to lead and motive others by example.
Have good organisational skills and be able to communicate effectively with children, parents and staff.
Enthusiasm for collaborative teamwork and sharing best practice with others.
To monitor and assure the quality of teaching and learning, for Reading and Phonics in line with the school
policy. This may include lesson observations, monitoring of planning and scrutiny of pupils’ work and
assessment data, modelling of outstanding lesson delivery and inset.
Knowledge of teaching and learning in the Foundation Stage, Reception class as well as teaching the RWI
This exciting post would suit an experienced teacher ready to move onto the next stage in their career.
We can offer you:
A friendly, welcoming community with a strong Catholic ethos;
Happy children who enjoy coming to school;
A commitment to help you further your career and develop your leadership skills.
A committed, dedicated staff and Governing Body;
A school where we daily try to live our Mission Statement of “Guided by Jesus, learning together, striving for excellence”.
Start Date: 1st September 2021 or as soon as possible
Salary: MPS + TLR 2 (£2,873 - £7,017)
Closing date: Monday 19th April 2021
Socially distanced visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged, please contact the school to arrange.
Applicants must apply using a CES application form which can be obtained, along with a full application pack from the school.
All information is available on the school website at: www.st-josephs.walsall.sch.uk
The completed form should be addressed to: The Chair of Governors, Mr Richard Dalton and returned to the school.
To request an application pack, arrange a socially distanced visit or find out more, please contact the school direct on
0121 568 6496 or e-mail us at: email@example.com.
St. Joseph’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment.
The post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We are committed to Equal Opportunities.