Foundation Stage Strategic Leader
Oldswinford Church of England Primary School (OCEPS) is a voluntary controlled primary school within the diocese of Worcester.
The inclusive Christian vision of our school ensures that all children are supported in their personal well-being and in their academic achievement.
Our school, which is a larger than average primary school, is set in a leafy suburb and is consistently oversubscribed.
We pride ourselves on having strong links with Diocesan and parish communities.
- a ‘Good’ School (Ofsted January 2018) with the ambition to become outstanding
- An ‘outstanding’ Church of England school (SIAMs May 2015). The distinctiveness and effectiveness of Oldswinford VC Primary School as a Church of England school are outstanding."
Hours: Full Time
Salary: Main Scale/ Upper Pay Scale + TLR 2a
Location: Oldswinford CE Primary School, Field Lane, Oldswinford, Stourbridge. West Midlands. DY8 2JQ.
Could you be our new Foundation Stage Leader? Are you a dynamic teacher with a passion and expertise for Early Years? Can you provide our youngest children with the best possible start to their learning journey?
Due to the retirement of the current postholder, an exciting opportunity has arisen whereby the governors of Oldswinford CE Primary School are seeking to appoint a passionate and nurturing Foundation Stage Leader from September 2021.
The successful candidates will join the Middle Leadership Team, responsible to the Head Teacher and Deputy Head Teacher. The successful candidate will teach in Reception with accountability for standards of teaching, learning and achievement across Foundation Stage.
Our successful Reception unit is an engaging, purposeful learning environment with a dedicated and experienced team of staff.
We are looking for an inspirational teacher and strategic leader whose energy, resilience, commitment to success and passion for teaching will support us in embedding our school vision ‘Believe, achieve and shine brighter together’.
We can offer you:
- a collaborative, united SLT and Governing Body who are committed to prioritising the needs of the children in our school;
- motivated, well-behaved children with a thirst for learning;
- supportive parents who work in partnership with the school;
- a Christian ethos of ‘Believe, Achieve and Shine Brighter Together’ supported by the Church;
Oldswinford Church of England Primary School is committed to the safeguarding and protection of pupils. The post holder is accountable to the Head Teacher.
The successful candidate will be appointed subject to the normal references and enhanced DBS checks.
- Closing Date: Sunday 16th May 2021
- Shortlisting Date: Monday 17th May 2021
- Interview Date: Wednesday 26th May 2021
We are hoping to be able to facilitate school visits but due to the ever-changing safety requirements due to COVID-19 we are not able to guarantee this. Please call the School Business Manager, Mrs F Wooldridge for the most up to date information about this. Phone calls to the school are strongly encouraged.
Visits are warmly welcomed and positively encouraged. If you wish to arrange a visit please contact Oldswinford CE Primary School where Mrs F Wooldridge (Business & Resources Manager) will make the necessary arrangements - 01384 818790.
N.B. We reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised date should we receive a large number of applications.
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