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Phoenix Infant Academy


Why come here?

At Phoenix Infants, we understand that the strength of our school lies in the dedication and expertise of our staff. As leaders in education, we are committed to fostering a supportive and collaborative environment where every member of our team feels valued, empowered, and inspired to excel.

Here's what leaders in our school do to support our staff:

  1. Professional Development Opportunities: We believe in the continuous growth and development of our staff. Our leaders actively seek out and provide opportunities for professional development, including workshops, training sessions, and conferences, to help staff members enhance their skills, expand their knowledge, and stay current with best practices in education.

  2. Open Communication and Feedback: Communication is key to fostering a positive work environment. Our leaders maintain open lines of communication with staff, listening to their ideas, concerns, and feedback, and providing regular updates on school initiatives and policies. We encourage a culture of transparency, respect, and collaboration where everyone's voice is heard and valued.

  3. Mentorship and Support: We believe in the power of mentorship and peer support. Our leaders provide guidance, mentorship, and one-on-one support to help staff navigate challenges, set goals, and achieve their full potential. We foster a culture of collaboration and teamwork, where staff members support and uplift one another.

  4. Recognition and Appreciation: We recognise and appreciate the hard work and dedication of our staff. Our leaders celebrate achievements, milestones, and contributions, whether big or small, and regularly acknowledge and reward staff members for their efforts and accomplishments. We believe in creating a culture of appreciation and positivity that motivates and inspires our team.

  5. Work-Life Balance: We understand the importance of maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Our leaders support staff members in achieving a balance between their professional responsibilities and personal well-being by offering flexible work arrangements, wellness programs, and resources to support physical and mental health.

  6. Opportunities for Leadership and Growth: We believe in nurturing talent from within. Our leaders identify and cultivate leadership potential amongst staff members, providing opportunities for growth, advancement, and leadership roles within the school community. We support staff members in pursuing their career goals and aspirations.

At Phoenix Infants we are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive work environment where every staff member can thrive and make a difference in the lives of our students. Join our team and be part of a community that values collaboration, innovation, and excellence in education.

Our children are “Happy and aspirational who believe in themselves and the values of the school”  which is a result of " enthusiastic, strong, focused and effective Leadership"
“Leaders are successful in ensuring that support and professional development are available for all staff."

Ofsted 2019

Safeguarding Recruitment Statement

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share its commitment. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure including child barred list check, qualifications and reference checks.