Fairfield Infant School

Everyone is valued and learning is fun

Current Vacancies

Early Years Foundation Stage Leader (September 2022)


Start Date: 1st September 2022

Interviews: Week Commencing 23rd May 2022

Salary Information: Main Pay Scale (would also consider candidates on Upper Pay Scale) plus TLR2a

Full Time Position, Permanent Contract


We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and vibrant Early Years leader with recent, proven and successful Early Years teaching experience to join our highly motivated and passionate Year R Team.  As a three form entry infant school rated ‘good’ by Ofsted, we are focused on ensuring our children are enabled to embrace the very best possible opportunities which will establish them as successful life-long learners. 

We are seeking a leader who: 

  • Supports the values, ethos and overall vision of our school where…Everyone is Valued and Learning is Fun
  • Is an outstanding early years practitioner with a clear understanding of the current Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum and a determination to consistently secure high quality provision for all children
  • Prioritises safeguarding, can build positive and trusting relationships with children and adults and has a reputation for honesty, integrity and professionalism
  • Has high expectations for all children and a real determination and belief that all children can succeed and progress well
  • Is willing to go the extra mile to personalise learning and provision for all the children in their care
  • Recognises the strengths of all members of the team and values and supports a collaborative approach to developing the skills of others and taking a proactive approach to the training and development of the EYFS team

In return we can offer: 

  • Friendly, motivated, happy children who are keen and eager to learn
  • A warm, welcoming and friendly whole school family, who are committed to working together to achieve the best for every child and family
  • High quality and personalised CPD
  • A real opportunity to make a difference and be valued for the significant contribution you make. 

Application Procedure

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you then please complete the application form, using the job description and person specification to support your application below.  The closing date for applications is 9th May 2022 at 12pm.


Informal visits are also available and strongly encouraged. For further details and to book a visit please contact: or call 023 9248 3029 during term-time or contact during the holiday period.

All candidates successfully shortlisted for an interview will be contacted by 10th May 2022.