Early Years Foundation Stage Lead Teacher

Katherines Primary Academy, Harlow
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Job Ref No. ECC2162-97S Position Type: Teacher Pay Range: Mainscale with opportunity for TLR
Position Start Date: 01/09/2021 Contract Type: Full-time Contract Term: Permanent
Application Close: 19/04/2021 Midnight Date of Interviews: 23 April 2021  

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Katherines Primary Academy are looking for an EYFS lead teacher to join our successful, community driven, team in September 2021. Salary will be competitive and negotiated based on experience. The successful applicant may also have opportunities for TLR.

Katherines Primary Academy are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated EYFS lead teacher to join our school on a permanent basis. Applicants must have experience in EYFS and a thorough understanding of the curriculum, including the New Adopter Framework.

Applicants will be expected to: lead the Early Years team in the planning and delivery of a creative and inspiring curriculum; take responsibility for high quality teaching provision in the Early Years; share and model good and outstanding practice; provide support and guidance for the Early Years team; contribute to the school leadership team. The successful candidate will ideally have a proven track record of improving Early Years settings and GLD in their previous school.

Additional benefits at working at Katherines Primary Academy:

· Additional 13 days school holidays

· Dedicated PPA time supported by the Creative Arts Team

· Subsidised accommodation

· Opportunities for overseas school visits as part of our international programme

· Lead practitioner support in English and Maths for planning and teaching

· Individual career programme for all staff

· Fast tracked leadership training scheme

· Children who have a love of learning and a highly motivated staff team

· A caring and happy learning environment

· High expectations and excellent behaviour

· Personalised staff well-being programme

· The school introduced a reduced-marking policy, which cut workload by 67%

· Supportive Team environment

Harlow NET Academies offer a unique chance to be part of a friendly and supportive team. Working as a part of a family of schools, teachers work in teams to share the responsibility for planning. We have a number of specialist teachers who work across our cluster who offer teachers expert knowledge in Maths, English, PE, Computing, Art and Music.

The Trust has a dedicated team that works hard to reach high standards in everything they do and this is further embedded through our successful relationships with parents, the local community and the other local schools within NET. At NET Academies Harlow we believe in the future development of our teachers, our staff development programme has meant teachers are successful in progressing the next stage of their career.

Katherines Primary Academy recent achievements:

· Above National Average for Reading, Writing and Maths KS2 SATS for two consecutive years 2018, 2019

· Positive progress scores for children from 2018 onwards in RWM

· Silver Award for School Games

· Place2Be provider for Mental Health

Information about the School

Welcome to Katherines Primary Academy and Nursery

On behalf of the staff and children, welcome to Katherines Primary Academy and Nursery.

We are a thriving Primary School in a small estate in Harlow and a school that the staff, children, parents and myself are incredibly proud of. Our children display excellent learning behaviours, they embrace each new learning opportunity building on prior knowledge and developing new skills, within a challenging curriculum.

Since coming into post, as Head of School in September 2017, I, along with my dedicated team, ensure that children's well being and voice are at the heart of what we do. We are extremely proud of our academic results, above National Standards in all subjects, for the last two consecutive years. We believe that every child’s learning and development is as individual as they, at Katherines Primary Academy children GROW in our care. Our commitment to each child is that they will leave us as Global citizens, Resilient learners, Outstanding achievers and Well-rounded empowered individuals. This coupled with our '100 things at Katherines' is designed to ensure that we are shaping our children's futures in the most positive way possible. We are confident that our children are equipped to face new challenges in the modern world, ready for their next stage of education in their respective secondary schools and beyond.

We know that the first few years in your child's schooling are fundamental in establishing a positive attitude to learning and being successful in the wider world. Our Early Years (Nursery and Reception) department is a well equipped, high quality provision which sparks curiosity and engagement right from your child's first few moments in school.

Our website aims to give you a small window into our school life; the site is updated regularly to provide as much information as possible for our parent community. We hope that you enjoyed navigating your way around our website and are pleasantly surprised by what you find.

If you have any queries, wish to arrange a school tour (our door is always open) so you can see the school in action or require any information please call our school office who will be delighted to help you.

I look forward to meeting you and your family, working with you to support, nurture and care for your child as they GROW through our school.

Mrs Annette Norris

Head of School

Katherine Primary Academy and Nursery

All appointments are subject to safer recruitment requirements to ensure the safeguarding of children and young people. All positions will involve appropriate checks and clearances.


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Contact Information

Anna Atkinson
Brookside, Harlow
Essex, CM19 5NJ
Telephone: 01279 421495
Email: office@katherines.netacademies.net

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