Early Years Foundation Stage Lead

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 01/12/2023 09:00
£38,810 - £43,685 + £3,017
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Pelton Community Primary
Number of posts:
Closing date:
1 Dec
Further Information
Early Years Foundation Stage Lead
M6–UPR3 + TLR 2A     £38,810-£43,685 + £3,017, pay award pending
Required from 26th February 2024 (or sooner if possible)

The Governors of this popular Federation seek to appoint a positive, driven, creative and enthusiastic individual, who can inspire, motivate and lead a large Early Years Foundation Stage Team. Please refer to the Job Description for the requirements of this post.

We are looking for:
• A knowledgeable and experienced early years class teacher who will contribute to raising achievement and attainment
• An outstanding leader and teacher with a desire to make learning exciting, memorable and enjoyable.
• An organised and inspirational EYFS teacher and leader, who can motivate both pupils and staff.
• An in-depth knowledge of child development and Early Years pedagogy.
• Willingness to work as part of a team.
• A commitment to the whole life of the schools, and champion the Early Years team as part of this.

Applications are welcome from experienced Early Years teachers and/or existing Foundation Stage Leaders who have a passion for the Early Years. Recent experience within the Early Years Foundation Stage is essential.

Application forms and further details are available to download from the North East Jobs website. Completed application forms are to be emailed to: pelton@durhamlearning.net

Visits to the school are welcome and will be arranged by appointment. Please telephone the school office to arrange a visit.

Application forms should be accompanied by a supporting letter providing evidence of impact in attainment and progress that has resulted in sustained improvement in pupil achievement and other key indicators.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.  

Applicants must hold a qualification that meets the approved ‘full and relevant’ criteria for Early Years qualifications and inclusion in staffing ratios.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and, if successful, you will need to apply for an enhanced DBS disclosure.

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Closing date: 1st December 2023 at 9am
Successful candidates will be observed teaching on Thursday 7th December 2023 and interviewed on Monday 11th December 2023.

This Federation is currently in the process of converting to an Academy and we hope to join New College Durham Academies Trust in the New Year.  On conversion, all staff, including new appointments, will transfer to the Trust on their existing pay, terms and conditions as required under the TUPE regulations.

Pelton Community Primary
Ouston Lane, 
Chester le Street, 
Co Durham, 

Tel: 0191 3700260
Email: pelton@durhamlearning.net
Website: www.peltonprimary.durham.sch.uk
Please note
This job is closed for applications.