Lead Practitioner English, Stoke-on-Trent

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Co-op Academy Stoke-on-TrentStoke-on-Trent

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: GBP £45,084 - £50,030 (LP6 (£45084) to LP12 (£50030))
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

Due to the growing popularity of the academy and a rapid growth in student numbers, we are seeking to appoint a committed and dynamic Lead Practitioner English to join our team from September 2020. 

The purpose of the role is to develop the teaching and learning of English across Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 by taking a lead role in English CPD, coaching and mentoring staff.

Take curriculum responsibility for Key Stage 3 (Years 7 to 9), ensuring that it is compliant with the National Curriculum; academically rigorous; and logically sequenced, and be responsible for raising standards of progress and attainment in Key Stage 3, including devising an appropriate catch-up curriculum for students in Year 7.

Devise, lead and implement an academy-wide strategy to develop disciplinary literacy, so that students can communicate their knowledge and understanding.

Be the strategic lead for the Empowered Readers Strategy and ensure that all students have the knowledge and skills to read widely, judiciously, and confidently.

Devise, lead and implement an academy-wide oracy strategy equipping students with the knowledge and skills to speak confidently and fluently in a range of contexts.

Support the Head of Faculty with the quality assurance and implementation of the relevant initiatives.

As the second in charge of the Faculty, deputise for the Head of Faculty when necessary.

Be the strategic lead for the library, ensuring that it is a vibrant, stimulating place that adds value to the learning taking place across the curriculum.  

If you wish to visit the Academy before applying please email the Principal’s PA Miss K Hollinshead in advance on khollinshead@cas.coop. 

Your completed application should be received by 12 noon on Wednesday 29th January 2020. Applications should be emailed to recruitment@cas.coop.

The Co-operative Academies Trust, as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf.

Please apply via a letter of application (no more than two sides of A4) and the completed application form. We do not accept CVs or TES quick apply.

Closing date: 12pm Wednesday 29th January
Interviews: Week beginning 3rd February
Start date: 1st September 2020 or earlier by negotiation



More about Co-op Academy Stoke-on-Trent
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Address: Westport Road, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 4LD, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1782 882300

Co-op Academy Stoke-on-Trent is at an exciting stage in its development. Six years after becoming a sponsored academy we have students making continued positive progress, a much improved ethos, excellent behaviour and attitudes to learning and a “Goo...