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Burnt Oak Primary School

Richmond Road


Kent ME7 1LS

Phone: 01634 334344

Fax: 01634 336689


“Enjoy, Achieve, Succeed”

Burnt Oak Primary School believes that their school can make a difference to the pupils within it.”

Could you be part of the team that makes that difference?

Foundation Stage Leader

Job Ref:
Salary: MPS/UPS + TLR2b

Full Time
Required From: January 2020 or sooner if available

Burnt Oak Primary School is a vibrant and welcoming school situated in lower Gillingham. We are a two-form entry school with a Nursery. The school is well resourced and has excellent ICT facilities. We have motivated and happy pupils who are eager to learn.

Through the dedication of the staff team, Burnt Oak Primary School succeeds in providing a learning environment where everyone, pupils and staff, are helped to succeed. It is this dedication which led to the school achieving both the Inclusion Quality Mark and Centre of Excellence status in both 2017 and 2018.

Burnt Oak Primary School prides itself on its highly creative curriculum and the extensive extra-curricular activities which it offers pupils. Teachers are encouraged to be innovative and to engage pupils through exciting learning opportunities.  Testament to the high quality of this curriculum are our Gold Sports Games and Best Literacy Innovation Awards.

As a result of good teaching and effective support, children get off to a good start to their learning in early years.  As a school we have high expectations of our pupils and have over the last 3 years increased the proportion of pupils achieving 'expected' in reading, writing and maths by 29%.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and committed Phase Leader who will co-ordinate, support and lead the Foundation Stage as part of the Senior Leadership Team. You will need to demonstrate passion for teaching and learning, have outstanding knowledge and experience of the primary curriculum and have excellent communication and management skills.

This is a challenging post with a full-time teaching commitment and the successful candidate can expect to grow and develop existing practice and embrace new ideas and initiatives.

Visits to the school to meet pupils and staff are warmly welcomed.

For further details or to arrange an informal visit please contact the school office on 01634 334344.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its children, therefore any offer of employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure

Job description

Application form

Closing Date: 9am Monday 7th October 2019

Interview: Week beginning 14th October 2019