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EYFS Lead and Class Teacher - Full-time

Pilgrims' Way Primary School , Canterbury

  • Ref:KCC886-2098-254T
  • Posted:16/04/2024
  • Pay:MPS/UPS +TLR
  • Start Date:August 31st 2024
  • App Close Date:29/04/2024 at 12:00
  • Interviews:May 8th 2024


Teacher – EYFS Lead  

Salary Scale: Veritas Main Scale/ UPS dependent upon experience +TLR

Full time, flexible working hours considered.

Start Date: 31st August 2024

Do you believe education makes a difference and have the enthusiasm to instil this in others? Do you have a desire to work in a forward-thinking school that is part of Veritas Multi Academy Trust and thrives on making a difference in children’s lives? If so, we would love you to join our amazing school team.

In your role as a teacher at Pilgrims’ Way Primary School, we ask you to inspire children, celebrate success, embrace learning and uphold our school values - Respect, Aspire, Positive, Resilient and Success. We offer a curriculum that is ambitious and irresistible for all.

As EYFS lead you will be joining a team who are passionate about early years and providing early excellence. Ofsted rated our Early Years provision as outstanding in September 2022 however, we are excited to continue to develop practise and provide the best start for children in our care. At Pilgrims’ Way we have a nursery (from age 3) and two EYFS classes, we are looking for someone to join this team to provide supportive leadership and continued development.

We are a very caring school with effective structures to support staff in their roles across the school and Trust. We offer a supportive and enthusiastic staff, wonderful children and inspirational professional development opportunities. Our philosophy of Inclusion supported through research informed practice and developing personal learning is of high priority. This is a school that will support you to grow in your career.

If you feel you have what it takes, then we would love to hear from you. 

Visits to the school are positively encouraged. Please contact Mrs Jo Bertram, on 01227 760084 or via email: jo.bertram@pilgrims-way.kent.sch.uk to book onto one of the following tours.

  • Tuesday 23rd April @ 4:00pm
  • Wednesday 24th April @ 2:00pm
  • Friday 26th April @ 10:00am

The closing date is Monday 29th April 2024

The date for interview is Wednesday 8th May 2024

Information about the school

Our school has been part of the Veritas Multi Academy Trust since May 2018. Ofsted report September 2022 rates our school as GOOD with an OUTSTANDING Early Years. Our irresistible curriculum and inclusive ethos ensures that all children achieve their potential.

The school is situated in the beautiful city of Canterbury, benefitting from many excellent cultural opportunities. We have wonderful grounds, including a forest school. Learning outside the classroom is a school priority.

We are on an exciting journey to rebuild our school and are working with the Department for Education on a new build project.

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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.