English Teacher with Whole School Literacy Lead

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/10/2019 09:00
MPS/UPS, £23,720 - £39,406 per annum plus TLR2a payment £2,721 pa (pay award pending)
Hours per week:
Full time as in accordance with the teachers' pay and conditins document
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Benfield School, Benfield Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5DY
Post Number:
Closing date:
15 Oct
Further Information

This school has Academy status and is part of the NEAT Multi Academy Trust; the employer will be the Multi Academy Trust

Newcastle East mixed multi Academy Trust
Benfield School
Benfield Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
0191 265 6091

To start January 2020

This is an opportunity to join our team of middle leaders to drive forward literacy throughout Key Stages 3 to 5 and contribute to high quality teaching and learning within the English department.

We created our new Lead Teacher roles, with one each for whole school numeracy, literacy and science, technology, engineering, the arts and maths (STEAM), to identify and drive forward cross-curricular approaches to teaching and learning. A key focus is on the development of a whole school, aspirational curriculum that meets the needs of all learners.

You will need to demonstrate a successful track record of positive impact on learner outcomes at KS3 and KS4, including English GCSE. With experience of contributing to the design, delivery and evaluation of an area of the school curriculum, you will have the ability to develop, implement and evaluate an effective whole school strategy for literacy. Modelling good practice and engaging colleagues by leading with integrity, positivity, creativity, resilience and clarity is essential in this role.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is essential that all colleagues share this commitment.

In return we offer: a supportive senior leadership team and local governing committee; the benefits of working in a highly collaborative multi academy trust aiming to provide a seamless education from 2-19; resilient and resourceful learners and excellent potential for personal career development.

Interested in applying? Please don’t hesitate to call Louise Reay, Assistant Headteacher, for an informal discussion about the role on 0191 2284097.

A completed application form, criminal records declaration form and equalities monitoring form must be submitted by 9am on Tuesday 15 October to 2019 to: Lilian Reeson email address lilian.reeson@benfield.newcastle.sch.uk Please note that we do not accept CVs.
Please contact Lilian Reeson, PA to the Principal, on 0191 2284097 if you have any queries about the application process.

The assessments will take place on Wednesday 23 October 2019.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. It is essential that all our staff and volunteers share this commitment. An enhanced criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required for all posts.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.