10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    April 2023

  • Closing date

    10 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£50,122 to £58,105

Pay scale

Leadership, Point 6 to 12

What skills and experience we're looking for

• A passion to work in partnership with schools across Flying High Trust, developing excellent practice and ensuring exceptional outcomes for every child.

• Significant leadership experience and potential, with measurable impact.

• Current and proven experience in leading phonics/early reading strategies.

• Have a proven track record of high-quality English teaching and a passion for this area.

• An ability to provide both support and challenge to school leaders.

• The capacity to operate as a strategic leader, able to effectively identify clear priorities, develop and implement robust action plans and complete on- going monitoring.

• Be able to lead on the delivery of high-quality learning experiences for all pupils and staff supported by the Hub

• Be willing to work within a team structure and have the desire to develop your own strategic leadership

• Experience in presenting and facilitating large groups of adults.

What the school offers its staff

A fantastic working environment, in a team that works together for the benefit of children in our schools

• The tools, support, and encouragement to make this role one which will help you develop further as a leader

• An established and highly regarded English Hub that has delivered on all key-performance indicators so far

• A leadership team who welcomes fresh ideas and a sense of teamwork

• A supportive structure with numerous connections to schools, Academy Trusts, and other partners across our region.

• An opportunity to be part of a supportive, developmental partnership

• The opportunity for quality Continuous Professional Learning

• An organisation committed to supporting and enabling all staff

• The opportunity to work at a national level, alongside leading thinkers in literacy and the Department for Education.

Further details about the role

• Ensuring the English Hub makes a significant impact on all schools across the Multi Academy Trust, enabling Flying High to be an example of best practice, achieving exceptional outcomes for all children.

• Through challenge and support, ensure on- going exceptional practice and outcomes at Horsendale Primary school, the lead school for the English Hub.

• Identifying and developing talent in literacy and early years from both within and beyond the Multi Academy Trust.

• Leading and developing the team of Literacy Specialists in their role supporting schools. Coordinating the work of the English Specialists and overseeing the impact of the school-to-school support.

• Being a role model and authentic example, by providing high quality in-school support.

• Being committed to leading on establishing and maintaining links with a number of schools whilst supporting them to develop the teaching and learning of phonics, early reading and a love of reading.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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About Flying High Trust

Multi-academy trust

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