Director of Reading, Secondary, Wakefield

Closing date:Expiring soon

Delta Academies TrustWakefield

Date posted:
Start date: April 2019 (a June start date may be possible, subject to negotiation)
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Scale L5 – L9 (£44,106 - £48,687)
Contract term: Permanent

Do you have the ambition and determination to secure positive outcomes for our young people?

Do you want to work in a forward-thinking and aspirational academy group that places learning at the heart of everything it does?

We are seeking to appoint an aspiring leader to be our new Director of Reading for our secondary academies to ensure a rigorous and successful approach to the teaching of reading. This is a newly created position, giving the right candidate a fantastic opportunity to make a real impact on reading throughout the Trust. The successful applicant will work across our academies giving direct support and challenge to teachers, and leading strategies to develop students’ confidence and enjoyment in reading.

Delta Academies Trust is committed to high quality professional development and career opportunities for all staff. We are a Teaching School with a large alliance of schools in our partnership. This is a unique role and a real opportunity to join a dynamic team working across the family of schools to raise achievement.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, driven and talented teacher focused on increasing the life chances of our young people through inspirational teaching. You will be an outstanding teacher, from either a primary or secondary background, with a track record of excellent results and the potential to spread good practice and build capacity. Experience of implementing a reading programme leading to improved student outcomes is highly desirable. Experience of teaching Eduqas GCSE English specifications is an advantage. Delta Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure.

For more information and to apply for this position please visit our website at

Closing Date: Friday 22 February 2019 at 12 noon
Interviews: Tuesday 27 February 2019

Delta Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

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More about Delta Academies Trust
Type: English Secondary Schools
Address: Education House, Spawd Bone Lane, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 0EP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 345 1960033
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