EYFS Leader Vacancy

Required from September 2023.

We are seeking to appoint an ambitious and highly effective EYFS Leader to join our successful team from September 2023.  The successful candidate will be creative and forward thinking with a talent for effective practice and a proven passion for working in Year R.  We offer a fantastic career development opportunity to become our Early Years Leader.

You will find that we are determined for our children to achieve the best they can in all areas. Our children are at the heart of everything we do. We are a welcoming and ambitious learning community. 

We are a richly diverse school. However, having a strong Christian ethos is important to us and guides us in all that we do for all our children and families. Through our core Christian values of Love, Trust and Forgiveness, we celebrate, nurture and challenge each unique child in order that they are inspired by the world around them, have confidence to believe in themselves and in others and achieve the best they possibly can.


We are looking for a talented and inspirational teacher, an aspiring leader and an empathetic communicator with previous experience of working in Year R who will:


  • Have a passion for learning and be able to demonstrate the highest standards of teaching;
  • Be able to develop our creative curriculum that enthuses children and encourages independence;
  • Have a dynamic leadership style and can already evidence the impact of their successful leadership or can demonstrate the qualities to become a successful leader.
  • Be able to lead and motivate colleagues to achieve the highest standards of teaching and learning and hold them to account for progress and attainment;
  • Be experienced in coaching colleagues and can demonstrate the impact of coaching on the quality of teaching; 
  • Have the ability to think strategically and to lead initiatives effectively and monitor and evaluate the impact of actions taken; 
  • Be an excellent communicator with all; 
  • Be extremely well organised – yet with a flexible approach; 
  • Have a desire to make a difference every day to the children and adults across the school. 

We offer a supportive, friendly environment and developmental opportunities for current teachers who wish to develop their career further.


Application Procedure
Visits to the school are most welcome 
Please email info@bitterneceprimary.net to request an application pack or to book a tour.  Completed applicatiosn should be emailed to info@bitternceprimary.net by the closing date.

Closing date: Noon on Thursday 30th March 2023
Interview date: Thursday 20th April



Bitterne CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to all necessary pre-employment checks, including: an enhanced DBS; Prohibition check; Childcare Disqualification (where applicable); qualifications (where applicable); medical fitness; identity and right to work. All applicants will be required to provide references

Application Form
Microsoft Word document [303.8 KB]
EYFS Leader Job Description
EYFS Leader Job Description.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [127.7 KB]

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Bitterne CE Primary School

Brownlow Avenue


SO19 7BX

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