Literacy Co-ordinator, Towester, Northamptonshire

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Cambian Potterspury Lodge SchoolTowester, Northamptonshire
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Start date: Towcester, Northamptonshire
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: TPS
Contract term: Permanent

Permanent: 32.83 Hours per Week, Term-Time, 38 weeks plus Training days.

We're really making a difference to people's lives. Join us.

We believe that everyone has a personal best. Those we care for and those who care for them. As a Cambian Teacher, you’ll find that you’re part of a close, supportive team, all focused on doing amazing work. You’ll be trusted, valued, encouraged and developed to become the best you can be. And get huge satisfaction from helping the people we care for achieve their personal best too.

About the school

Potterspury Lodge School is growing following successful residential and education Ofsted reports. We are working towards outstanding and are looking for an enthusiastic teacher to support our fabulous students to achieve their personal best. If you’re looking for a new challenge and a beautiful place to work then this is the role for you.

In this role you will:

  • Be accountable for the standards of teaching and learning and pupil progress in Literacy throughout the school.
  • Develop daily activates to build and ground literacy with students.
  • Lead, manage and develop Literacy throughout the school.
  • Manage a team ensuring best practice across identified areas of the curriculum.
  • Develop the use of ICT to support and enhance teaching and learning.
  • Exercise professional skills and judgement.
  • Impact on the educational progress of all pupils in the school.
  • Lead, develop and enhance the classroom practice of teaching staff and teaching assistants.
  • Take responsibility for the development and implementation of the whole school policy for Literacy.

We're looking for people who have:

  • No criminal record including convictions, cautions, reprimands, bindings over or warnings which may be relevant to the safety and welfare of students/residents or staff.
  • A recognised qualification relevant to the subject areas to be taught.
  • A PGCE or equivalent and QTS (if not held be willing to achieve this within 2 years of appointment).
  • A current car driving licence with no disqualifications or serious offences within past 3 years.
  • Experience of working effectively with learners who experience difficulties similar to those experienced by students at this establishment.
  • Experience of working effectively as part of a team.
  • Experience of planning, delivering and assessing learning activities appropriate to individual’s needs and abilities.
  • Experience of working successfully in situations which draw heavily on the ability to deal with difficult pressures and personal challenges.

In return you can expect:

  • Pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Refer a colleague programme
  • Regular coaching and support
  • Maternity pay
  • External Training
  • Free Parking

Closing date: 13/10/17
Interview date: 18/10/17

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More about Cambian Potterspury Lodge School
Address: Potterspury Lodge, Towcester, Northamptonshire, NN12 7LL, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 800 138 1418