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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

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  • Other leadership roles

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Full time

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Full-time equivalent salary

From £71,500 (Pay award pending)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an exceptional, passionate professional with a deep understanding of teaching early reading through systematic synthetic phonics programmes? Do you have significant experience of facilitating professional learning and development in education contexts? Do you want to use your qualified teacher status and line-management experience to play a key role in ensuring member schools access the very best in professional development and expert support?

Wandle Learning Partnership, who run Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised, are part of Wandle Learning Trust, an exciting and expanding Multi-Academy Trust based in South London. We are looking for an excellent leader to work with the Training and QA Lead and the Champion School Lead to develop an innovative online, face-to-face and blended training programme which supports every Little Wandle member school to successfully implement the programme. You will develop the implementation strategy with the programme’s Co-Founders, Director and Programme Developer, building on the already successful training programme for member schools, English Hubs, Local Authority Leaders and Multi Academy Trusts.

What the school offers its staff

Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised is the market leading phonics programme developed by schools, for schools. Having launched in September 2021 the scheme is already being used in over 5000 schools.

You will be supported by a wonderful Admin Team and will be part of the Little Wandle Leadership Team - a dedicated, hardworking team, passionate about the Little Wandle Programme and changing lives by creating readers in our schools.

You must be prepared to travel to member schools across the country.

Further details about the role

This role is based at the Little Wandle Office at Sacred Heart RC school, Battersea, and is a short walk from Clapham Junction station.

For further information on working for Wandle Learning Trust please visit our website http://wandlelearningtrust.org.uk/work-with-us.

The Wandle Learning Trust values the diversity of our students and is proud to inspire them through representative teaching and support staff. We aim to select all staff on merit, irrespective of race, sex, disability, age, gender reassignment, sexuality or other protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

The Academy welcomes applications from disabled candidates. If you have a disability, please indicate any adjustments we might make when applying in order to ensure that the shortlisting process is fair and meets your needs.

CVs are not accepted.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About Wandle Learning Trust

Multi-academy trust

We are a Multi Academy Trust based in South London. The Trust also runs the Wandle Learning Partnership which is the Trust’s teacher and curriculum development arm. We provide strategic and operational support to our English, Maths and Teaching School Hub, as well as to our not-for-profit phonics programme, Little Wandle Letters and Sounds Revised. We also offer school-to-school support and have our own menu of CPD, and events linked to local needs.

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