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Salary: £25,714 TO £41,604 + TLR2
Location: Bedford Drive Primary
Job Type: Permanent
Vacancy Group: Teaching
Category: Teaching Primary
Closing Date: 05/10/2021
Date Posted: 04/28/2021
Reference: 0000034479


Main Pay Scale / Upper Pay Scale + TLR2
Full Time

Bedford Drive Primary school is a new purpose build two-form entry school in Rock Ferry. Our motto is Inspire, Believe and Succeed and we expect all staff members to fulfil our vision with the children in our care. 

Due to the promotion of our successful EYFS Leader, the Governors and Headteacher are looking to appoint a dynamic, outstanding and highly motivated EYFS practitioner to join our school leadership team and lead the Foundation Stage department.  

The new leader will be instrumental in building on the successes of the current leader and ensuring the children are provided with learning opportunities in a positive and inclusive learning environment. 

We are seeking someone who is inspirational, innovative and has the drive and enthusiasm to lead the department through the next exciting stage of development whilst maintaining high standards in the basic skills, including phonics. The successful new EYFS Leader must be able to raise outcomes to be in line with, or exceed, national expectations. People, leadership and management skills are essential to this role, as is the ability to implement a clear Vision and enable the team to thrive. 
You should be a passionate and highly motivated individual, with a ‘can do’ attitude who is going to guide and inspire our young learners, who due to the ongoing pandemic, may be experiencing further barriers to learning. You will need to be ambitious and have the drive to move the department to become an outstanding one. You will be instrumental in implementing the whole school vision and school development plan and responsible for the development of oracy from F1 to Year 6.  
If you are an inspiring, hardworking practitioner with a proven track record of success and the enthusiasm, and have the ability to motivate and stimulate the learning of children of all abilities and backgrounds, you are just the role model we are seeking.

Information about the school

Our popular, over-subscribed school, is a two-form-entry school, with 390 children on roll, is located in Rock Ferry, Birkenhead. 

We have 13 classes from Nursery through to Year 6. Our children are friendly and engaging; they are keen to learn and a pleasure to teach.

To join us you need to be supportive of a culture which expects you to continuously improve your practice to provide the very best for our children.

During this time, we can’t welcome you to the school, however we encourage you to review our website and if you have any questions to contact the HR Officer and one of the team will be back in touch with you –

Closing date: 9am 10th May 2021

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Level DBS check

The school is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively welcomes applications from all people regardless of their sex, creed, marital status, race, age, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief. All applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability for the post regardless of sex, race or disability.

Application forms are available via jobs page.  Please return completed application forms with supporting letter to the Headteacher, Mrs Rebecca Bridges via Rosie Ferguson –

All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.

The job description and other supporting documents will not be accessible once the vacancy closing date has passed so if a copy is required you should download it now.

Bedford Drive Primary School
Bedford Drive 
Rock Ferry
CH42 6RT
Tel: 0151 645 1561


Vacancy Links:

Contact 1
Contact Name: Rosie Ferguson
Telephone: 0151 645 1561
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