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Grange Infants School, Delamere Drive, Stratton St Margaret, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4XE
Grange Infants School
Part Time
£20,571 - £33,283 per annum (0.8FTE)
22nd September 2022
Start Date
22nd September 2022
18th October 2022 06:30 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
22nd September 2022
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1272592

Salary: £20,571 - £33,283 per annum (0.8FTE)

Location: Swindon

Hours pw: 26hrs

Start Date: 01-Jan-2023

This is a permanent, all year round vacancy

The Vacancy

Candidates will be considered as applications are received. Should a suitable candidate be identified within the advert live time, we may close the vacancy early. 

About the Opportunity

We wish to recruit an outstanding EYFS Lead with proven classroom experience and in-depth knowledge of the curriculum, quality of teaching, learning and raising standards to join us at Grange Infant School in January 2023.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in partnership with the Principal, the senior leadership team, teachers in the school and staff from other schools that make up The White Horse Federation.

We are passionate and committed to ensuring our curriculum is engaging and inspiring, working towards high levels of creativity and innovation in our teaching and learning across the school. Our ultimate aim is to provide children with access to a broad range of experiences and challenges so that every child reaches their full potential.

As a school, we also place high value on an individual’s professional development and training, regardless of where they are in their career path. As an academy within The White Horse Federation of schools, we benefit from sharing resources and support in every aspect of school life.

Our ideal candidate will be:

  • An excellent class teacher with successful experience of teaching in Early Years who loves working with children and inspires them to achieve high standards and realise their potential;
  • A great team player who can work successfully in collaboration with others and contribute towards the school ethos and its school improvement activities;
  • Ambitious and prepared to invest time in their own professional development so that they can become and remain an outstanding teacher;
  • Able to make a significant contribution to the wider life of our School;
  • An outstanding, enthusiastic, forward thinking teacher;
  • Have the highest expectations for all pupils, to ensure they reach their full potential;
  • Be committed to high standards of teaching, learning and classroom management;
  • are innovative and creative in delivering outstanding lessons within an extremely positive and stimulating learning environment;
  • Able to positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all children.

We can Offer You:

  • An attractive working environment with excellent facilities and supportive families;
  • A committed, hardworking and supportive team;
  • 100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school;
  • Well-resourced classrooms;
  • A group of children with a passion for learning;
  • Varied links and involvement with the local community;
  • Fantastic CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme;
  • Recognition of previous school continuous service;
  • Recruitment and retention allowance for the right candidate;

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please do come and meet some of the staff and our children to see for yourself.

Why Work With Us

The White Horse Federation (TWHF) is a not-for-profit multi-academy trust that supports and sponsors many primary, secondary and special schools across Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, Oxfordshire, and Berkshire.

Its shared vision for excellence through partnership means it is also committed to keeping the best of what makes a local school great – in other words, the type of schools where TWHF colleagues would be proud to send their own children.

TWHF combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values while ensuring that fun and happiness are key attributes of each of its schools. TWHF believes that partnership-working with its schools, pupils, and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.

TWHF empowers its colleagues through support, training, and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are leaders in their field. That way TWHF can ensure that every student achieves their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage, or ability.

The Benefits

Some benefits are accessible by all staff irrespective of their contract type (T). Some are only eligible to permanent (P) employees following a successful probation period as noted:

  • • Car Purchase scheme (P)
  • • Discounted gym membership scheme (P&T)
  • • Reward Gateway discounts (P&T)
  • • Hire purchase Cycle to Work scheme (P)
  • • Free and confidential advice, information and counselling service (P&T)
  • • Excellent Pension scheme (P&T)

Safeguarding Statement:

The White Horse Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful for this role, you will be expected to apply for a disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service before an appointment is confirmed. Please note that references will be sought on shortlisted candidates before the interview.

The White Horse Federation values uniqueness and recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce. We value the contributions of all staff from a wide range of backgrounds and we are committed to building an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. At The White Horse Federation, we believe that everyone should be treated with fairness and respect and share a commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion at all of our schools. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and operate a fair recruitment process, free from discrimination against the protected characteristics, in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Grange Infants School

Grange Infants School

Part of The White Horse Federation

The White Horse Federation