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  • Earliest start date

    12 June 2023

  • Latest start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    20 March 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    2 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

L1 - L4

What skills and experience we're looking for

As a key member of the English Leadership Team, to keep up to date with subject knowledge and to ensure that English is in line with and covers the National Curriculum and that teaching and learning in that subject is innovative, engaging and relevant to the needs of the pupils, typical activities will normally include:

Modelling aspirational teaching, team teaching, observing lessons and advising teachers how to improve the quality of their teaching;Support teachers’ planning, to ensure the curriculum meets the needs of all students;Leading training and subject specific CPD sessions;Ensuring that colleagues are kept up to date with new initiatives;Advising on practice, research and continuing professional development opportunities;Advising on the use of assessment for learning and its impact on pupil progress;Evaluating the learning environment and supporting colleagues in developing an engaging and interactive environment that promotes outstanding outcomes for all;Creating high quality resources and schemes of learning to be shared with the Common Curriculum

Deliver research informed and impactful whole-school CPD (e.g. in deliberate practice sessions) thatsupports teaching and learning and literacy;Deputise for the Assistant Headteacher of English when requiredSupport the schools coaching and QA processes to ensure continuous improvements in teachingManage the school’s literacy intervention programme to close the reading gap, by working closely with theSENDCo and monitor its impact (e.g. through analysing NGRT data);Through working with the Senior Leadership Team and Heads Of Year oversee and quality assure thedelivery of the St Luke’s Tutor Reading Programme to improve reading and fluency and prosody, as wellcreating a positive engagement with literacy texts with both staff and students;

What the school offers its staff

Our aim is to be the greatest place to work in the South West. We know that to succeed in our mission we must invest in and grow great people. Our comprehensive suite of development opportunities are available for everyone whether you are just starting in your career or an experienced leader, there will be a development pathway to suit you.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Ted Wragg Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and operate in accordance with the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before an appointment is confirmed. This role requires the ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence and fluency in English.
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About St Luke's Church of England School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
810 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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We are incredibly proud to be part of the rapidly growing Ted Wragg Trust and believe whole heartedly in their mission to grow great people. If you join St Luke’s you will be surrounded by people who have an unapologetic mission to be better every day. We offer all staff exceptional professional development through weekly coaching which has seen us be named as one of only 13 national coaching hubs. Our staff also benefit from disruption free classrooms created by a centralised behaviour system, wider Trust leadership development programmes as well as access to exceptional leadership coaching and opportunities such as SW100. At St Luke’s, we are relentless in our mission to support the improvement of educational outcomes in the South West and are proud to be one of the most improved schools in the region following our 2022 outcomes. As a member of our team, we expect the same aspiration and are searching for people who reflect our core values by taking responsibility to achieve their best. If you are someone who believes in the power of education to transform the lives of all young people, regardless of background, then St Luke’s is the place for you. We will provide you with the very best training, opportunities and environment that ensures you can be brilliant every day.

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To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email kerri.moore@stlukescofe.school.

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