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Phonics and Reading Consultant

Bader AcademyRotherham

STPDC Leader Points 2 – L6

Permanent - 0.6 FTE (3 days)

Assistant Chief Executive Officer

Closing Date: 4th January 2022

Shortlisting: 6th January 2022

Interviews: 13th January 2022

We are excited to be recruiting to a new post of Phonics & Reading Consultant, to work to our Assistant CEO – School Improvement on the delivery of the Trust’s Collaborative School Improvement Framework with a specific focus on phonics, reading and writing.  

We are seeking a candidate with a track record of exercising their expertise in the implementation of Systematic Synthetic Phonics (SSP) programmes to evidentially improve outcomes for children and young people. Give the wide range of specialist settings across our Trust, the successful applicant will need to have the flexibility to work across multiple SSPs, which have been selected by school leaders to best meet their community needs.

The vision for Nexus MAT is that we are “Learning together, to be the best we can be”, and the leadership style of the successful candidate will be a key determining factor in the selection process. We want someone who understands the importance of servant leadership and who consistently applies appreciative enquiry methodology.

The post will be paid on School Teacher Pay and Conditions Document Leadership Points L2 – L6. Whilst the post is 3 days per week, Nexus MAT is a flexible employer and we are therefore open to agreement on what working pattern is applied. The post holder is required to work 52 weeks, with annual leave and flexible leave being available to take during the school holidays. 

For an informal conversation about the vacancy, please contact Mrs Jacky Tattershall, Nexus MAT Assistant Chief Executive Officer at to arrange a phone call.

For an application pack please contact the Trust clerk at

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at 

Nexus Multi Academy Trust School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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