Literacy Coach, Birmingham

Closing date:

Moseley School and Sixth FormBirmingham

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019 or earlier if possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 point 20 – 28 (£20,344 - £26,317)
Contract term: Permanent

Post Title: Literacy Coach

Salary/Grade: Grade 3 point 20 – 28 (£20,344 - £26,317)

Contract Type: Permanent

Contract Type: Term Time only pro rata 

Contract Term: Term–time only. Normal working hours 36.5 hours per week. Flexibility to attend any other meetings / events outside normal working hours when required.

Contract Start Date: September 2019 or earlier if possible

We are looking for a Literacy Coach to join our vibrant and enthusiastic team of coaches. You will work with identified individuals and small groups of students across the school to improve levels of literacy, including grammar and syntax to improve the quality of extended writing and written communication.

We have a highly successful programme with our students which works to ensure that they achieve the progress levels expected of them to succeed in the future. As part of this our Literacy Coaches lead our Friday morning reader leader programme with targeted individuals.

Our perfect candidate will:

• Hold a degree in English and have a good understanding of English grammar

• Have experience of supporting students in education

• Have experience of dealing sensitively and effectively with students with complex needs

• Offer flexibility to deliver out-of-school clubs/intervention/revision classes as required

• Demonstrate a passion for student achievement and ability to motivate students

• Have a knowledge of and use of a range of effective strategies to manage behaviour and support learning 

If this is you come and join ‘Team Moseley’. The staff at Moseley School and Sixth Form are a passionate team of professionals. Our purpose is to inspire excellence in character and scholarship. The students and their families have bought into this vision. Together we form a friendly and dedicated community. 

Moseley School and Sixth Form is a large comprehensive secondary school with a thriving sixth form. Moseley School first opened its doors in 1923. We value our long history whilst being excited about our future. There are 1400 students, 195 teaching and support staff, excellent facilities housed in a grade two listed building, a modern building which opened in 2012 and a recently completed sports complex and extensive grounds. Staff enjoy access to our on-site gym.

Download an application pack from our website or contact Emma Holland, PA to Headteacher, on 0121 566 6441. 

Closing date: 8am Friday 21st June 2019

Interviews date: Thursday 27th June 2019

Completed applications should be returned to Emma Holland, PA to Headteacher, Moseley School and Sixth Form, Wake Green Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 9UU or via email to, with an accompanying letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the role.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role

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More about Moseley School and Sixth Form
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Foundation
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Wake Green Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 9UU, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 121 566 6444
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