English Teacher - Reading & Literacy Lead

Wadham School, Crewkerne, Somerset, TA18 7NT

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible.

  • Closing date

    21 November 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

MPS/UPS + TLR 2b (£30,496 - £46,386)

Additional allowances

TLR 2b

English Teacher - Reading & Literacy Lead job summary

Wadham School – Vacancy English Teacher – Reading & Literacy Lead Full Time – Permanent Contract Salary Scale: MPS/UPS + TLR 2b Full-Time Salary: £30,496 - £46,386 (Pending September pay increase) 

We are seeking a passionate, energetic and ambitious Teacher of English to join us as we begin an exciting new chapter in the life of Wadham School.

 We are looking for an outstanding individual who will relish the opportunity to: 

• Take responsibility for Reading and Literacy across the school

 • Co-ordinate and lead innovative and evidence-based provision for students who require additional literacy intervention and support

 • Ensure that a love of reading is embedded in every part of school life 

• Work with exceptional professionals to further develop a shared understanding of learning You are likely to be someone who:

 • Is an inspirational and skilled classroom teacher and teacher of students with SEND 

• Champions inclusion and is passionate about supporting young people to work to their potential

 • Has a clear understanding of how vocabulary and knowledge retention can be developed through reading. 

 • Is ambitious for whole school leadership and thrives in an aspirational culture 

• Will embrace our highly supportive, professional approach to school improvement Wadham School can offer you: 

 • The chance to be a part of an exciting educational journey alongside highly regarding professionals 

• The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues and wonderful young people and their families 

• Strong and supportive leadership, who place value on learning beyond the classroom 

• The opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful areas of Southern England 

• Fulfilment, in knowing that you matter, and the work you do makes a positive difference to the lives you touch. 

 For further information and an application form please visit our website: www.wadhamschool.co.uk 

Please Note: we do not accept applications by CV Visits to the school or an informal talk with the Headteacher are warmly encouraged.

 For all enquires please contact Lorrie Mahoney on LMahoney@wadhamschool.co.uk or telephone 01460 270127. 

Deadline for applications to arrive at the school: 9:00am on Monday 17th October 2022. Interviews will take place within the same week.

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About Wadham School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
466 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01460 270127

As part of an educational restructure in the local area, we have welcomed (this year) over 300 new students and 30 staff into our community and are now a secondary school of nearly 900 learners across Years 7-13. This is a truly exceptional opportunity for a talented colleague.

Arranging a visit to Wadham School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email LMahoney@wadhamschool.co.uk.

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