Early Years Teacher and Lead

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and creative EYFS Leader for our inclusive, one-form school.

You will:

  • Have a passion for engaging children of all abilities with creative ideas and EYFS practice.

  • Demonstrate an outstanding ability to underpin all learning experiences with the Early Learning Goals, and analyse assessments to ensure future provision is accurately targeted.

  • Have the ability to raise standards of children attaining a good level of development (GLD).

  • Have an excellent understanding of planning for child-initiated-learning, early reading, writing and maths.

  • Understand and demonstrate open-ended questioning.

  • Be able to inspire children through providing a rich learning environment which challenges all children and encompasses indoor and outdoor learning.

  • Be able to establish open and productive communication with parents and carers.

  • Be able to lead and motivate an experienced and hard-working staff team.

  • Be able to promote the vision, values and ethos of the school.

    We can offer you:

  • A positive and supportive leadership team.

  • A vibrant, diverse and close-knit community

  • A dedicated, supportive and very friendly team of staff.

  • A challenging and highly supportive governing body.

  • Continued professional development.

  • Salary is MPS/UPS, with a potential TLR for an experienced teacher ready to lead.

  • Management time

    We welcome and encourage visits to the school by prospective candidates; to arrange a visit please contact the school office on 02085041629 or The school is committed to the safeguarding of children and is a committed equal opportunities employer. The position is subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. Any discrepancies regarding employment history will be followed up at interview. Previous employers will be contacted for verification.

    Closing date: 18/04/2017
    Interviews will be arranged during w/b: 24/04/17

    Woodford Green Primary is a one form entry school with onsite Nursery, located in Waltham Forest and on the border of Redbridge. Surrounded by Epping Forest, the school maintains a village ethos with a family atmosphere and character.

    We have a long history, being the oldest primary school in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. In the middle of our playground, we have a special oak tree, which is thought to be about 500 years old! Today, as in its earliest days, the school aims to enable each and every pupil to develop to their full potential, providing them with quality education within a caring environment.

    Application packs are available from the Debbie Dilworth, School Finance Officer on 02085041629 or by emailing (we do not accept cvs).

    All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Burleigh is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

    Work, Play, Grow, Succeed


    Woodford Green Primary School

    Sunset Avenue

    IG8 0ST