EYFS and Early Reading Lead - Hillside Primary School




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Kirklees Council are advertising this role on behalf of Hillside Primary School 


The Trustees, CEO and Local Academy Board seek an outstanding practitioner for the post of EYFS Lead at Hillside Primary School. The successful candidate will have high aspirations for all and believe passionately that all children, whatever their background, can and will make the academic and personal progress for them to lead happy, fulfilled and successful lives.

You will need to be solution-focused and relish supporting pupils and staff to fulfil their learning and teaching potential. We aim for everyone at Hillside to enjoy their education and develop a lifelong love of learning.

All children at Hillside are supported to thrive and to achieve their potential, regardless of any SEND. Children identified as having a SEND have the same access to high quality teaching and engaging learning environments as all other children in School and, in addition, will have a support plan and one page profile which will outline their strengths and difficulties and ensure all staff in School are aware of the most appropriate teaching strategies to use to ensure the best progress possible is made.

All children at Hillside access the curriculum at a level which challenges them to make progress across all areas of school life. We encourage and support children to strive to achieve their potential. All teachers at Hillside are teachers of children with SEND and as such provide high quality teaching which takes account of the particular individual needs of children with SEND within their classrooms.  Where a child's SEND is supported through an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) support staff are deployed to provide targeted support.

If you wish to apply for the post of EYFS and Early Reading Lead, then you should:

  • Apply via My New Term
  • Late applications will not be considered. If you have any questions please telephone the school office on 01484 226834 to speak to a member of staff.
  • Please do not complete a Kirklees Application form as they cannot be accepted. If you are applying by a third-party website such as Kirklees Jobs or TES then our application form should be available via a link.
  • Complete the application form fully, ensuring all details are accurate and all declarations are signed. Please ensure you enclose two professional referees with one being your current employer (with email addresses if possible).  Do not enclose additional CVs.
  • Ensure you fully complete the relevant skills and experience section of the form, addressing the key characteristics and experiences outlined in the person / employee specification and the unique contribution that you could make to the future success of the School.

If you would like to visit the School, please contact the school office (01484 226834), to make an appointment.  Visits are welcomed and strongly encouraged.

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Criminal Record Check via the DBS and a Disqualification check under the Childcare Act 2006.  Hillside Primary School is committed to safeguarding, inclusion and diversity; promoting the welfare of all children and young people.  We expect all staff and volunteers to actively and demonstrably support and share our moral values. It is the applicant’s duty to disclose information.