Lead Learning Facilitator (Literacy), Towcester, Northamptonshire

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Sponne SchoolTowcester, Northamptonshire

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Grade F, points 16-18. Actual salary £13,493-£14,060 (£17,419-£18,070 FTE)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you a Literacy specialist who is currently looking for an opportunity to further develop your skill set at a very successful over subscribed secondary school?  

At Sponne School we have the perfect opportunity for you as we are looking to recruit a part-time Lead Learning Faciltator on a permanent contract to start immediately. The role is for 34 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.

Sponne School is an ofsted graded ‘Outstanding School’ with 85% students attaining grades 9-4 in the latest GCSEs. The school has developed a strong learning ethos with a broad and balanced personalised curriculum for all students, and has a culture of constantly encouraging pupils to have high expectations of their own capabilities.  

The person appointed will be an enthusiastic, hardworking and flexible Lead Learning Faciltator in Literacy. The successful applicant will have a good knowledge and interest in English, literacy and dyslexia and be prepared to train in multi-sensory programmes or specialist special needs software. The post-holder will undertake in-class support to GCSE standard as directed by the Learning Support Faculty Leader and will also work with identified small groups of SEN students on intervention programmes including the delivery of after school enhancement sessions as required.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our vibrant team in the Learning Support Faculty which has a very supportive and collaborative team environment.    

At Sponne School the development of teaching staff is something that is taken very seriously so we offer the following benefits:   

  • All new staff are given assistance in helping them settle in.   
  • Being part of the Tove Learning Trust and The Swan Teaching School Alliance staff benefit from continued professional development and lots of collaboration between other local schools to ensure that best practice is shared amongst teachers.   
  • The leadership team in the school are also determined to ensure that teachers are given the right support to succeed in their roles.     

The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust and the Local Governors of Sponne School are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.    

Based in Towcester, Northamptonshire we are just off the M1 and in easy reach of Northampton and Milton Keynes. Towcester is a flourishing town with access to local scenic villages and larger towns and cities in close proximity.  

All information relevant to this post, including further details and an application form can be found on our website: www.sponne.org.uk.  

If you have any further queries, please contact the Headteacher’s PA Katie Fell   Telephone: (01327) 350284.  Email Recruitment@sponne.org.uk

Closing date – Monday 8 January 2018

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More about Sponne School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Brackley Road, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 6DJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1327 350284
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