EYFS Phase Leader

New School in East Chesterton: Active Learning Trust

EYFS Phase Leader

Are you are an outstanding, inspiring and dynamic primary practitioner?

Can you lead and inspire others to be the same?

Would you like to take the next step in your career and play a key role in a dynamic and progressive school?

The Active Learning Trust is opening a new school in East Chesterton, Cambridge. By September 2013, we will have built a brand new state of the art Foundation Stage unit. We need an outstanding teacher to lead the development of our Foundation Stage provision within the new school.   The Trust is looking for someone who:

  • Is an enthusiastic and driven Early Years Practitioner
  • Can play a key role in the leadership team
  • Has high expectations in all areas of children’s learning and behaviour
  • Can lead innovation and originality in creating stimulating learning opportunities
  • Is able to monitor standards and progress in order to initiate improvement
  • Can work effectively with parents to provide the very best support for all of our children
  • Is able to encourage the children to develop a lifelong passion for learning.
  • Has fresh ideas and, very importantly, a good sense of humour!

We offer a committed, supportive and fully engaged local governing body and academy sponsor. This is an exciting and innovative opportunity for a forward thinking Senior Leader to make a real difference and be involved in the development of the school from the outset.

Please contact Head of HR Jan Steel – [email protected] for further details and application pack or visit or www.activelearningtrust.org

Closing date : May 3rd 2013

Active Learning Trust welcomes Neale-Wade Academy

The Active Learning Trust is very proud to be opening the Academy in March under the excellent leadership and management of Jason Wing and his senior team and we share with them the absolute commitment to making this one of the best schools in the country.  The new buildings are a fantastic improvement and several new staff will be joining the Academy over the next few months to help us realise that commitment.  We also look forward to the new uniform and a clear set of expectations for all students to help them play their part in the growing success of their school.

Academy Consultation : East Chesterton

In accordance with the Academies Act 2010, as part of the process for establishing the new school in East Chesterton we are formally required to consult with interested parties as to whether or not the Active Learning Trust should enter into Academy arrangements with the Secretary of State regarding the additional school in East Chesterton.

We will be available to discuss the Academy arrangements on Tuesday 9th April at Brown’s Field Youth & Community Centre 31A  Green End Road, Cambridge. CB4 1RU  between 6.30pm and 7.30pm.

You can contact us with any comments regarding the Academy arrangements by emailing [email protected]

The closing date for this consultation is 5.00p.m Thursday 18th April 2013

Work with us


ISR L 14-18 For September 2013 or earlier

The Active Learning Trust is seeking an ambitious, energetic and visionary headteacher for its new primary school in East Chesterton, Cambridge.  The Trust is a non-profit making academy sponsor dedicated to developing innovative and effective approaches to teaching and learning in all its schools and this is a rare and exciting opportunity to create a new school from Reception Year upwards.

Closing date for applications is March 12th and for further details please email [email protected]

Pack Contents :

Covering Letter

Application Form



Job Description / Person Specification