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Early Years Lead

Teaching: Leadership-Gp5

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Early Years Lead
Teaching: Leadership-Gp5
Full time 32.5 hours per week
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Robert Blair Primary School, 62 Brewery Rd, London N7 9NY
£50,906 per annum
04/07/2018 12:00

Post: Early Years Lead (A rare and great opportunity)

Salary: Leadership scale 5 - £50,906 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Start: Autumn 2018

A rare and great opportunity to become part of a forward thinking motivated school and team. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Children’s Centre Lead who has the passion and commitment to lead our enthusiastic and creative EYFS team to the next level in their transformational journey. Robert Blair School is Ofsted rated ‘good’ and has a ‘good’ Children’s Centre. Applications are welcome from experienced Children’s Centre and early years practitioners.

Robert Blair can offer you:

  • A supportive environment with a strong commitment to CPD and a wide range of opportunities for staff at all levels
  • An ethos where the leadership team is committed to children achieving their best at all levels
  • Friendly enthusiastic children
  • A collaborative culture working towards a shared vision
  • The opportunity to work in a creative, dynamic one form entry school
  • The chance to contribute to committed and creative leadership team and staff
  • Opportunities to work collaboratively with a range of other schools, including CPD, through our forward thinking ‘Maamulaha’ schools network.
  • An unbeatable location in the vibrant area of inner city London nestled between Kings Cross and Angel Islington
  • Excellent transport links

We have high aspirations for our children and believe strongly that an enriched and creative curriculum is the key to driving and sustaining our rapidly improving attainment.

Closing Date: Noon Wednesday 4th July 2018

Interviews: 11/12 July 2018

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please contact our School Business Manager, Melanie Burrows, on 020 7607 4115 to arrange a school tour and meet with the Headteacher, Michelle Bahn.

Robert Blair is committed to the safeguarding the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to DBS checks and excellent references.  This post falls under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations. The successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please contact our School Business Manager, Melanie Burrows, on 020 7607 4115 to arrange a school tour and meet with the Headteacher, Michelle Bahn.

If you have problems applying, contact

020 7527 5669