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EYFS Leader - Full-time

West Borough Primary School, Maidstone

  • Ref:KCC886-2653-144T
  • Posted:15/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPR + TLR (£3214)
  • Start Date:1st September 2024
  • App Close Date:01/05/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:8th & 9th May 2024


We are looking for a passionate, dedicated and highly motivated teacher to lead our Nursery and Year R Team from September 2024. The successful candidate will join our new and enthusiastic Senior Leadership Team to develop and continously improve our Early Years Foundation Stage which includes a Maintained Nursery and two reception classes. 

Do you have:

  • A passion for Early Years
  • A clear understanding of how children learn and develop, including early reading
  • A commitment to the development of enabling environments inside and outside
  • A desire to inspire, develop and support others
  • The ability to work collaboratively with others as part of a team in leading change
  • Experience of being a strong teacher in a Nursery or Year R Classroom, who is able to meet the diverse needs of all learners?

Then we could be the school for you!

In return we can offer:

  • A passionate and forward thinking leadership team with children at the heart
  • The opportunity to support in the developoment of a new and exciting EYFS curriculum
  • Effective and well-resourced environments, both indoors and outside
  • High quality training/CPD
  • Opportunity to engage in nationally recognised qualifications including the NPQLEY
  • Safeguarded weekly leadership time 
  • A commitment to staff wellbeing
  • A diverse and welcoming community of learners.

To find out more about what it's like to work at West Borough, please visit our website.

Please state your curriculum strengths, interests and key stage experience in your application statement.  Visits to the school are strongly recommended and can be conducted either during or after the school day.


Information about the school

We are very proud of our wonderful school which was judged as good with outstanding features. Our most recent Ofsted inspection was in October 2022.

We have 16 classes including our maintained Nursery. A set of Core Values underpin all that we do which ensure high expectations of both learning and behaviour. They are 'Equality, Responsibility, Respect, Resilience and Challenge.' Our inclusive school is based on a large, well resourced site just outside Maidstone town centre. Our excellent facilities include a library, extensive outdoor learning areas and an ASD Satellite.

Our school has a happy and caring ethos and is is full of well motivated children, supported by a hardworking and fully committed team of staff and governors.

West Borough Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post will be subject to a DBS check and successful references prior to a start date. Please read the school's Child Protection Policy which can be found in the documents below.

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Below are documents that have been added to this vacancy.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Please be aware that schools are also required to undertake online recruitment checks on shortlisted candidates under changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education.