Literacy Coordinator, Croydon, Surrey

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Castle Hill AcademyCroydon, Surrey

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as mutually agreed
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Negotiable
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking an outstanding teacher and literacy coordinator at our new academy, Castle Hill Academy.

We are an ambitious school and a new member academy of the Platanos Trust, a growing and high-performing academy trust. It is just the place for talented, ambitious individuals to develop their career and make their mark. 

We are a school with very high expectations and a relentless drive for improvement. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding practitioner, with excellent subject knowledge and a passion for raising attainment and expectations. The post-holder will have the responsibility of promoting literacy across the school, lead and strategically develop literacy, ensure best practice, monitor and raise standards of literacy collaboratively. They will also have the ability to inspire pupils and be committed to the work ethic of the school and the Platanos Trust.

In return: 

  • You will be part of a strong educational environment with the chance to develop and grow; 
  • You will be supported with the best professional development and learning opportunities across the trust in order to equip you for future management roles.    

We want you to succeed too.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check (formerly known as a CRB check) and will be checked against the DBS barred list. Appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references as according to our Safer Recruitment Policy.

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Applicants should complete the employment application form (found on our website) detailing in their statement their relevant skills and experience. 

Please return applications by post or email to

Closing date for applications: 28th September 2018.

Start date: as soon as mutually agreed.

Castle Hill Academy

Dunley Drive, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey CR0 0RJ

Tel: 01689 843148

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More about Castle Hill Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Dunley Drive, New Addington, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 0RJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1689 843148