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Head of English and Literacy Co-ordinator

Riverbank AcademyCoventry

We are looking for an enthusiastic Head of English with real passion for working with children. We are looking for someone who:

• Has a passion for teaching and learning curriculum design, development and implementation 

• Is committed to securing positive outcomes for all students

• Has high expectations of pupils’ behaviour.

• Is flexible and open to new ideas 

• Is a team player 

• Will fully support the ethos and aims of our schools 

• Goes the extra mile for our students. 

We can offer you: 

• A purpose built, new and bespoke environment, designed for students with special needs

• Excellent professional development opportunities including a secondment to our senior leadership team

• A team of dedicated and hardworking staff 

• A happy and friendly ethos.

The key areas of this role are:

1. To lead on the continued development and implementation of our outstanding English curriculum. 

2. Have the overall strategic overview of literacy by working in partnership with our Phonics and Reading Intervention leaders ensuring all areas of literacy are sequenced and appropriately linked across the school.

3. Lead and enhance the teaching practice of others to support the implementation and excellence of English.

4. Teach across key stages and curriculum areas for 80% of the timetable 24/30 - 45minute lessons.

We welcome visits to our school from interested applicants which will remain under review as part of our COVID risk assessment.  

If you require any further information please contact Mr David Lisowski.  Head Teacher.

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