Lead Practitioner - English, Reading

Closing date:Expiring soon

Prospect SchoolReading

Date posted:
Start date: Required for Easter or July 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Leadership Pay Scale L3 - L7 , plus ‘Golden Hello’ £2,500
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Prospect School is looking for an outstanding and highly motivated teacher, to provide both excellent teaching and to lead on developing the pedagogy and practice of teaching and learning of others. We believe in working collaboratively, sharing ideas and supporting each other to achieve joint success.  

  • Does teaching make you come alive? 
  • Do you have the passion and enthusiasm for Teaching and Learning? 
  • Do you have a proven track record of success in Teaching and Learning? 
  • Do you want to spend more time in the classroom and still progress in your career? 

This is a fantastic opportunity for further professional development and career progression by the academy.  Candidates will hold Lead Practitioner Accreditation or commit to completing the qualification within three years of appointment. 

The English Department is committed to providing high quality teaching and learning for all students and the post represents an ideal opportunity to work in a happy, friendly, positive environment.  

What we can offer you: 

  • Leadership development opportunities
  • A full Continuous Professional Development programme – bespoke to your particular role and career path
  • A professional Mentor within the school
  • Further training opportunities.

Prospect School is located near to the motorway network and has excellent public transport options, providing frequent and reliable access to the school, but is a pleasant, green and open site. The teaching at this school is geared to meet the needs of the diverse community it serves, operating under inclusive and candid ethos.  Prospect is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. There are 1,200 students on roll, including 150 students in the Sixth Form. The school is at the forefront of many educational initiatives, and has a very positive attitude to change.  

If you are interested in joining us and would like to visit the school, please contact the Office Manager, Mrs L Akister on 0118 902 3152 or email lakister@prospect.reading.sch.uk to make an appointment.  Applicants are encouraged to seek information about the School via the website: www.prospect.reading.sch.uk  Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered, which can be downloaded from the school website.

Closing date: 24 February 2019

We encourage early applications, and reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time should the right candidate be found.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The recruitment of the successful applicant will be subject to enhanced DBS certificate and registration with the update service. Prospect School is an equal opportunities employer.   

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More about Prospect School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cockney Hill, Tilehurst, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 4EX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 118 9590466
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