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EYFS Leader

Employer:
Bracknell Forest Council
Salary:
MPS/TLR
Location:
The Pines School, Bracknell, Berkshire.
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
DBS Check:
Enhanced
Closing Date:
09/06/2017 at 12:00 PM
Reference:
PINES/17/5227
Bracknell Forest Council

The Pines Primary School is a dynamic, vibrant and forward thinking school with high standards and expectations.  Due to the school EXPANDING we are looking for a well qualified, motivated and consistently good/outstanding teacher to lead our Early Years Team. This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to take that next step into leadership or to further develop their leadership skills.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is an outstanding and knowledgeable Class Teacher who will contribute to raising the achievement of our youngest pupils
  • is an inspirational teacher and leader who can motivate pupils and staff
  • has excellent knowledge of The Early Years Curriculum and can present learning in an engaging, motivating way
  • has a professional and welcoming approach to parents and pupils
  • has the drive and passion to contribute to whole school improvement

 Our DISTINCTIVE school offers:

  • SMALL CLASS SIZES
  • WONDERFUL children who are KEEN to learn and have high aspirations of themselves
  • a TEAM of committed, talented and innovative staff
  • a CULTURE which encourages COLLABORATIVE working and sharing of best practice
  • a SECOND TO NONE learning environment which promotes independent and creative learning

If you feel you would enjoy the opportunity that this role would offer we would be delighted to hear from you. Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to visit the school before submitting an application. To arrange a visit please contact the school office: Tel 01344 426413 or email secretary@office.pines.bracknell-forest.sch.uk.

Applications will be considered on receipt - please apply as soon as possible. 

“The Pines Primary School is a GOOD school where pupils are happy, they feel safe and are well cared for.” (Ofsted)

The Pines School
Hanworth Road, Bracknell, Berkshire, RG12 7WX
Tel: 01344 426413
Email: secretary@office.pines.bracknell-forest.sch.uk

Equal Opportunities

Bracknell Forest Council – Working for Equality. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.

How to apply

Please apply online (see link below) or contact the school for further details. We will only accept applications on Bracknell Forest application forms, please do NOT forward your CV.

Find out more about working in our Schools.

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and are committed to providing equality of opportunity to all. Our aim is to treat all employees and prospective employees with integrity, respect and consideration.

We aim to ensure that individuals are recruited, selected, trained and promoted on the basis of ability, job requirements, skills, aptitudes and other objective criteria. In this respect we will ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, marital status or disability, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which are not covered by legislation or existing codes of practice.

Disability

We are a Disability Symbol User and as such have made a commitment to guarantee an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the essential criteria of the person specification.

To help us with our commitment to this guarantee, please indicate if you have a disability on your application form.

Safeguarding

Bracknell Forest Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and expects all employees, workers and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices share this commitment.

This position requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check because it involves contact with (or access to data concerning) children/young people/adults at risk. On your application form, you will need to tell us about any spent convictions, cautions, reprimands or warnings which may later appear on your DBS Certificate.

To find out more about the application process for working with children, young people and adults at risk visit www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/application-process-for-working-with-children-and-adults-at-risk.pdf

The Local Safeguarding Children’s Board (LSCB) has responsibility for working together to oversee the safety and well-being of children and young people in Bracknell Forest. Find out more about the LSCB at www.bracknell-forest.gov.uk/safeguardingchildrenboard

Pre–employment medical check

You may be asked about your physical ability to perform the job during interview. As a condition of the Offer of Employment, the successful applicant will be asked to complete an Occupational Health questionnaire from which our Occupational Health Advisor will assess your medical suitability to do the job. You may be required to attend a medical examination.

References

On your application form you will be asked to provide the names and addresses of two people who will provide a reference. At least one should be from your current/most recent employer. If you are not currently working with children/adults at risk but have done so in the past it is important that a reference is obtained from the employer by whom you were most recently employed working with children/adults at risk.

Employment references must be provided by your current or most recent line manager and will not be accepted from relatives or people writing solely in the capacity of friends. However, your referees may include someone you know with standing in the community i.e. a teacher, vicar etc.

We take up references for all shortlisted candidates and wherever possible we like to apply for these prior to interview.

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