EYFS Lead – Greenland Community Primary School

Early Years Lead and Class Teacher MPS/UPS (£30,000-£46,525 pa) + TLR 2a £3,213 pa

The Trust is looking to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic, and passionate Early Years Lead and Class Teacher for a September 2024 start to work at Greenland Community Primary School (GCPS) – a high-performing school, which lies at the heart of its community.

At Greenland Community Primary School, we believe that learning should be a rewarding, enjoyable and inspiring experience for everyone. To achieve this, we constantly strive to deliver teaching that is based on a broad and balanced curriculum that is also creative. We do this in an environment where children are valued, success is celebrated, and all are empowered to take responsibility and aspire to be the very best they can be.

The successful applicant will be a teacher who:

  • Is an outstanding child-centred Early Years teacher with high expectations of pupils’ behaviour and attainment
  • Is an enthusiastic practitioner who is committed to providing outstanding learning experiences for all pupils, and

    who has a proven track record for achieving excellent pupil progress

  • Is an inspirational and collaborative leader able to motivate and empower staff and children
  • Can play a full part in whole school strategic planning and development as a key member of the Senior

    Management Team

  • Shows a commitment to ensuring equality of opportunity for all learners and a genuine desire to work co-

    operatively with parents/carers, staff and other professionals

  • Monitors standards and progress to ensure high standards
  • Can plan and provide inspirational and relevant learning experiences
  • Demonstrates outstanding classroom practice
  • Has high expectations of themselves and their children
  • Cares passionately about children and their development whilst still driving forward pupil progress and


  • Makes learning real, in order to unlock pupil engagement, stimulate curiosity, provide deeper thinking and a

    passion for learning

  • Has curriculum expertise and confidence and can offer a specialism
  • Is committed to developing and sustaining excellent relationships across the whole school community
  • Has excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Has an approachable, determined and resilient character

For more information about the role, or if you would like to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Mr Armstrong (Acting Headteacher) at greenland.primary@durhamlearning.net or alternatively, speak to Mrs Martin, Office Manager on 01207 232147.

Candidate information packs are available from Stanley Learning Partnership Current Vacancies Completed application forms should be emailed to hr@stanleylearningpartnership.co.uk

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Closing date for applications is: Midday, Friday 12th April 2024

Shortlisting will take place: Monday 15th April following which, shortlisted candidates will be informed

Interviews will take place w/c: Monday 22nd April 2024


SLP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.page5image52018560

In line with the guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education, the Trust may carry out an online search as part of their due diligence on shortlisted candidates.

Information Pack 

Application Form