Lead Practitioner in Literacy (Secondary)

M6 – UPS plus TLR
North London EN3 4SA

Closing Date 15 October 2017

If you are passionate about encouraging students of all abilities to attain the highest standards in reading and writing this opportunity with Heron Hall Academy, a member of the Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust (CHAT), is the role you are looking for. We are looking for a dedicated and talented Literacy Teacher to help us produce students who can be successful in any social sphere.

 

Heron Hall has enjoyed a fantastic £40 million development creating spacious, light teaching areas with our new building complementing the existing listed building which has been fully renovated to an exceptionally high standard. The most recent Ofsted inspection graded the school as ‘good’ in every category.

 

Join us and you will provide support across the teaching community and key stages to raise standards of Literacy at Heron Hall. You will liaise with external educational networks to develop best practice in school as well as set up and manage sessions of sharing excellent practice. You will also use suitable classroom practice to deliver courses and create a pleasurable and stimulating learning environment for students. You will present subject content using a variety of teaching approaches, as well as set appropriate home and course work. We will look to you to motivate students and sustain their interest. Important too will be the ability to maintain an awareness of local and national contexts and changes affecting the subject.

 

You must possess a relevant degree and a recognised teaching qualification as well as be able to demonstrate knowledge of national initiatives being implemented in the subject. You will have experience of teaching and be comfortable planning, implementing and evaluating the subject curriculum including appropriate assessment methods. You must be able to work collaboratively within both the curriculum team and across other curriculum areas too. Good at meeting deadlines and building relationships you will possess strong organisational and classroom management skills also.

 

For more information and to apply please complete an application form and the equal opportunities form:

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Please send your completed application form by email to recruitment@chat-edu.org.uk

or by post to: CHAT HR Department, c/o Cuckoo Hall Academy, Cuckoo Hall Lane, Edmonton, N9 8DR

 Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

Cuckoo Hall Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for this post must be willing to undergo child protection training. A full enhanced check with the Disclosure & Barring Service will be undertaken and references will be sought from previous employers prior to interview.