Literacy Leader

30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP40000/annum Superb Inner London MPS salary
17 Apr 2017
01 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Literacy Leader - become a School Leader in Greenwich by applying for this superb Literacy Leader opportunity, starting in September 2017!

Are you a skilled Primary Teacher looking to channel your expertise in Literacy in to a Leadership role?

Fancy running an entire department and having a huge say in the schools Literacy development?

Would you like to work in a school where promotion from within in heavily supported, and in an environment described by Ofsted as being 'warm, welcoming, and very interactive'?

If you answered 'YES' to all three, then read on as this Literacy Leader opportunity could be the role you have been scouring for!

***Literacy Leader
***Role located in the Greenwich area of South East London
***Inner London MPS plus TLR available
***September start, with immediate interviews possible
***Well-run, inclusive Primary school that is part of a local Partnership of schools
***Fantastic School Leadership with superb support networks in place!

The Literacy Leader Person Specification
Being a strong Primary Teacher, you will arrive in this role having already displayed your 'Good' or better teaching observations, and will be looking to take the next step forward in your career. The right person for this school will of course be a very confident Literacy specialist with a full understanding of the required subject knowledge and a genuine passion for education and the betterment of the schools pupils learning. If you can strategically lead others within a school environment and act as a point of inspiration within the Literacy space, and can deliver and observe excellent lessons, then you fit the bill!

The Literacy Leader Role
This Literacy Co-ordinator role involves you making key decisions on how to improve the quality of teaching of learning within the Literacy curriculum! You will help to devise and develop the Literacy side of the schools teaching whilst overseeing teaching observations and also getting the chance to liaise very closely with the schools fantastic Head Teacher, who sees Literacy as a key focus point for school development. In addition to your new responsibilities, you will get to keep a presence within the classroom by maintaining a percentage of teaching day to day. Report all your findings, ideas and progress to the SLT and stay on top of the latest teaching techniques to help your teaching team develop their skills also. Your role will be to oversee Literacy across Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, however you will only be required to teach some classes in Key Stage 2 due to current need. Sound good????

The School
Found in Greenwich, South East London, this innovative Primary school is rated as being 'Good in all areas' by Ofsted, and is much improved since its last inspection! This is partly because it has recently joined forces with a local Partnership of schools that have helped it to raise its standards and attainment through new techniques and some direct Leadership. Pupil progress here is excellent, with 48% of Key Stage 2 now Reading at Level 5, and 5% of Key Stage 2 now Writing at Level 6; well above the national average! It has seen a massive improvement throughout all areas of school life, and is well known in the area for its recent success, from improved pupil behaviour to effective Leadership! Join a superb school as a Literacy Leader and make a real impact both personally and professionally!

Opportunities like this Literacy Leader role do not come along often, so strike while the iron is hot and send in an application to be immediately considered! Email your CV to Tom Stoten at EduStaff today!

Please note: due to the volume of applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Literacy Leader | Greenwich | South East London