Phase Leader- September 2020 start

We are looking for a passionate, knowledgeable and dynamic Phase 1 (Early Years) Lead to join our committed team. You will oversee our Reception year group and our 114 place nursery (57 morning places, 57 afternoon places).

Located in the heart of Portsmouth, The Flying Bull Academy is proud of its caring ethos, encouraging and supporting children to achieve their full potential.  The Academy is a positive and active place to work and we are looking to appoint a Phase Leader who will bring their passion for teaching and learning to our school and community.  We believe that success here is built on strong relationships between everyone involved in the academy.

The Phase Leader will be responsible for the standard of teaching and learning in Phase 1, providing motivation and inspiration to ensure exemplary teaching is promoted across all areas of the EYFS curriculum.  You will ensure the needs of all pupils are met, enabling pupils to develop and progress in a safe, supportive and encouraging environment.

Being able to demonstrate evidence of excellent teaching practices you will inspire confidence in your team, being a skilful communicator able to adapt to a variety of situations and audiences.  You will have a professional approach with a strong working ethos and a commitment to excellence in teaching and learning.

The Academy is part of the University of Chichester Multi-Academy Trust family.  Each Academy has a unique identity, but a shared belief in creating a positive and enriching environment, where all staff feel valued and proud to be part of the Trust.  As a Phase Leader and a Class Teacher, you will have access to opportunities for professional development and to current research and support from experts in effective strategies for child learning and development. 

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and welcomed; please ring the school office to arrange an appointment (02392 694313).

Completed application forms can be emaled to or post to The Flying Bull Academy.

We are commiteed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any appointment is subject to satisfactory completion of all relevant pre-employment checks.