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EYFS Leader & Class Teacher - Sherborne Primary School

Salary details: £25714 - £41604

Occupational group
Salary details
Teachers Pay scale
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Ian Bartle
Contact email
Contact telephone
01935 812619
Closing Date
11 May 2021 04:00 PM
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We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic EYFS Class Teacher to include the Leadership of two EYFS classes and be part of our SLT (Senior Leadership Team) to join our dedicated team on a 1.0 (full time contract) from September 2021 at this caring and friendly primary school in rural North Dorset.


The post is a permanent position & includes a TLR 2.1 for the EYFS Leadership element.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be an enthusiastic & highly motivated teacher with EYFS experience.
  • Potentially have experience of leading (this might be a subject lead / projects within school etc.) We are looking for potential!
  • Be able to provide an exciting & dynamic learning experience for our EYFS pupils
  • Have high expectations of children’s learning and behaviour and create a dynamic learning environment.
  • Be able to build excellent relationships with our children, staff and parents
  • Be able to work as part of a team across the school
  • Promote the social and emotional development of pupils, manage behaviour effectively to ensure a safe learning environment


We can offer:

  • A dedicated, enthusiastic, capable and experienced staff
  • Support from Sherborne Area Schools’ Trust with numerous CPD Opportunities, within a local MAT
  • 322 happy and motivated children who learn within an expansive & beautiful learning environment
  • A popular school in a sought after area with excellent facilities
  • A dedicated ‘Staff Well-being’ programme, which places the happiness of our staff at it’s heart
  • A TLR 2.1 payment for the EYFS Leadership and be part of our Senior Leadership Team


Sherborne Area Schools’Trust (SAST) recognises the benefit of having a diverse workforce

and is committed to building a workforce which reflects diversity from the communities it

serves. SAST values the contributions from all staff from a wide range of different

backgrounds and actively seeks to promote an environment that is free from discrimination

and harassment and at the same time supports fair promotion and cultural acceptance.

Under the provision of the Equality Act 2010 SAST welcomes applications from everyone and

operates a recruitment process which is fair and does not discriminate against or

disadvantage anyone because of their age, disability, gender reassignment status, marriage

or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race or nationality, religion or belief, sex

or sexual orientation.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; this is a commitment which we expects all staff and volunteers to share. The successful candidate will be required to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check in line with the Government Safe Recruitment Guidelines.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.  Please contact the school office to arrange.


Please apply on-line through the Dorset for You website.


Closing date: Tuesday 11th May 2021 at 4pm


Interviews: Friday 21st May 2021 – all day


If you have not heard from us by Friday 14th May 2021 please assume you have not been shortlisted for an interview.