Early Years Foundation Stage Leader

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About the role

Will you be our new Early Years Foundation Stage Leader?

If you are looking for your next career challenge and you have experience of teaching in the EYFS and maybe Key Stage 1 too, then this might be the role for you.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, motivated practitioner who is keen to provide a stimulating and exciting curriculum for our youngest children, to enable them to have the best start at school and to support them in achieving their potential.

The successful candidate will be:

  • someone who is passionate about the Early Years Foundation Stage and has a fantastic knowledge of the EYFS curriculum
  • an excellent class teacher who can act as a role model for others
  • someone with high expectations of themself and others
  • a highly motivated team player
  • strong interpersonal skills and can make excellent relationships within and beyond the school
  • reflective and adaptive
  • committed to securing strong parental partnerships 
  • calm under pressure

We would love to hear from you if you:

  • Want to be the best that you can be
  • Share our vision and aspirations
  • Are enthusiastic, positive, flexible and hard working
  • Are a creative and inspiring teacher and leader, who is friendly and caring
  • Have a commitment to inclusive education
  • Have a desire to manage behaviour positively and effectively
  • Are confident in the use of technology and willing to learn new strategies and methods – an experimenter!

In return we can offer you:

  • Happy, well-behaved, enthusiastic children who are eager to learn
  • An effective and supportive senior leadership team and governing body
  • A positive, happy environment
  • A commitment to continuing professional development and opportunities
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Positive attitudes and focus towards work/life balance
  • A school where the whole child matters
  • Forest School accreditation

If you want to lead in our school, whether you are an experienced leader or new to leadership, we would invite you to call us to find out more about the role, or even better, to come and see us in action and ask any questions you may have. 

M4 - UPS2 + TLR £3,017 


We are a safeguarding school committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and staff and requires all staff share this commitment.

Cuffley School reserves the right to close the advert early, should we find the right candidate, so early applications are encouraged.

Want to find out more?  Please visit our website:  www.cuffleyschool.org and take the virtual tour.   

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged. Please contact Mrs Wendy Wing through admin@cuffley.herts.sch.uk jor by calling us on 01707 888100 to arrange a tour.

Contact details

Wendy Wing , Headteacher
Theobalds Road Cuffley
Hertfordshire EN6 4HN

Telephone: 01707 888100
Fax: 01707 888101
Email: admin@cuffley.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.cuffleyschool.org
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